EE141: Digital Integrated Circuits

Fall 2008

TuTh 3:30-5pm, 277 Cory

Professor Elad Alon



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Class Schedule

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Lecture notes will be posted at least 1 hour before the lecture.

Week Lecture Date Day Lecture Notes Video Due Reading
1 1 Aug. 28 Th Introduction (2up) (6up) (wmv)
(download)
  Chapter 1
2 2 Sep. 2 Tu Design Metrics (2up) (6up) (wmv)
(download)
  Chapter 3
3 Sep. 4 Th Transistor Basics and CMOS Gates (2up) (6up) (wmv)
(download)
Hw 1 Chapter 6
3 4 Sep. 9 Tu IC Manufacturing and Design Rules (2up) (6up) (wmv)
(download)
  Chapter 2
5 Sep. 11 Th Overview of Semiconductor Memory (2up) (6up) (wmv)
(download)
Hw 2 Chapter 12
4 6 Sep. 16 Tu Inverter Delay Optimization (2up) (6up) (wmv)
(download)
  Chapter 5
7 Sep. 18 Th Gate Delay and Logical Effort (2up) (6up) (wmv)
(download)
Hw 3 Chapter 6
5 8 Sep. 23 Tu LE, Dynamic Power for a Decoder (2up) (6up) (wmv)
(download)
  Chapter 6
9 Sep. 25 Th MOS Transistor Model (2up) (6up) (wmv)
(download)
Hw 4 Chapter 3
6 10 Sep. 30 Tu MOS Capacitance (2up) (6up) (wmv)
(download)
  Chapter 3
11 Oct. 2 Th VTCs, Delay Revisited (2up) (6up) (wmv)
(download)
Hw 5 Chapter 5
7 12 Oct. 7 Tu CMOS Delay Model, Power (2up) (6up) (wmv)(download)   Chapter 5
  Oct. 7 Tu Midterm 1, 6:30-8:00pm
105 Northgate
       
13 Oct. 9 Th CMOS Logic Review (2up) (6up) (wmv)(download)   Chapter 6
8 14 Oct. 14 Tu Wires, Wire Models (2up) (6up) (wmv)(download)   Chapter 4
15 Oct. 16 Th SRAM Circuit Design (2up) (6up) (wmv)(download) Hw 6 Chapter 11
9 16 Oct. 21 Tu Power Revisited (2up) (6up) (wmv)(download)   Chapter 7
17 Oct. 23 Th CMOS Scaling (2up) (6up) (wmv)(download) Hw 7 Chapter 4
10 18 Oct. 28 Tu Ratioed and Pass-transistor logic (2up) (6up) (wmv)(download)   Chapter 6
  Oct. 30 Th No lecture     Proj 1  
11
19 Nov. 4 Tu

Adders

(2up) (6up) (wmv)(download)   Chapter 11
20 Nov. 6 Th

Dynamic logic

(2up) (6up) (wmv)(download)   Chapter 6
  Nov. 6 Th Midterm 2, 6:30-8:00pm
277 Cory
       
12   Nov. 11 Tu No lecture (Veteran's day)        
21 Nov. 13 Th

Domino logic

(2up) (6up) (wmv)(download)   Chapter 7
  Nov. 14 Fr       Proj 2  
13 22 Nov. 18 Tu Flops and Latches (2up) (6up) Unavailable   Chapter 7
23 Nov. 20 Th Timing (2up) (6up) (wmv)(download)   Chapter 7
14 24 Nov. 25 Tu  Clock (2up) (6up) (wmv)(download) Hw 8 Chapter 10
  Nov. 27 Th Thanksgiving        
15 25 Dec. 2 Tu

Power distribution

(2up) (6up) (wmv)(download)   Chapter 11
  Dec. 3 Wed.

Project Posters (BWRC)

       
16   Dec. 8 Mon.       Proj 3  
26 Dec. 9 Tu

Multipliers, Flash memory

(2up) (6up) (wmv)(download) Hw 9 Chapter 11, 12
17   Dec. 13 Sat Alternate Final, 12:30-3:30pm
277 Cory