ECE 425 - Intro to VLSI System Design

Spring 2022

ONL0 -    
Intro to VLSI System DesignAB133850OLB0 -    Yizhen Lu
Intro to VLSI System DesignAL133853OLC31200 - 1250 M W F    Anu Aggarwal

Course Description

Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) technology and theory; CMOS circuit and logic design; layout rules and techniques; circuit characterization and performance estimation; CMOS subsystem design; Very-Large-Scale Integrated (VLSI) systems design methods; VLSI Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools; workstation-based custom VLSI chip design using concepts of cell hierarchy; final project involving specification, design, and evaluation of a VLSI chip or VLSI CAD program; written report and oral presentation on the final project.

Credit Hours

3 hours


Subject Area

  • Electrical and Computer Engineering