EE141: Digital Integrated Circuits

Fall 2012

TuTh 11am-12:30pm, 247 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. 23 Th Introduction (2up)(6up) (wmv)(zip)   Chapter 1
2 2 Aug. 28 Tu Integrated Circuit Basics: Manufacturing and Cost (2up)(6up) (wmv)(zip)   Chapter 2
3 Aug. 30 Th Switches, Inverters, and Design Metrics (2up)(6up) (wmv)(zip) Hw 1 Chapter 3
3 4 Sep. 4 Tu CMOS Switches and Gates, Design Rules (2up)(6up) (wmv)(zip)   Chapter 2, 3, 6
5 Sep. 6 Th Overview of Semiconductor Memory (2up)(6up) (wmv)(zip) Hw 2 Chapter 12
4 6 Sep. 11 Tu Inverter Delay Optimization (2up)(6up) (wmv)(zip)   Chapter 5
7 Sep. 13 Th Gate Delay and Logical Effort (2up)(6up) (wmv)(zip) Hw 3 Chapter 6
5 8 Sep. 18 Tu LE for a Decoder (2up)(6up) (wmv)(zip)   Chapter 6
9 Sep. 20 Th MOS Transistor Model (2up)(6up) (wmv)(zip) Hw 4 Chapter 3
6 10 Sep. 25 Tu Using the MOS Model: VTCs (2up)(6up) (wmv)(zip)   Chapter 5
11 Sep. 27 Th MOS Capacitance, Delay Revisited (2up)(6up) (wmv)(zip) Hw 5 Chapter 3, 5
7 12 Oct. 2 Tu CMOS Delay Model, Power (2up)(6up) (wmv)(zip)   Chapter 5
13 Oct. 4 Th CMOS Logic Review (2up)(6up)     Chapter 6
  Oct. 4 Th Midterm 1, 6:30-8:00pm,
Location TBD
       
8 14 Oct. 9 Tu Wires, Wire Models (2up)(6up) (wmv)(zip)   Chapter 4
15 Oct. 11 Th SRAM Circuit Design (2up)(6up) (wmv)(zip) Hw 6 Chapter 11
9 16 Oct. 16 Tu Power Revisited (2up)(6up) (wmv)(zip)   Chapter 5
17 Oct. 18 Th CMOS Scaling (2up)(6up) (wmv)(zip) Hw 7 Chapter 3
10 18 Oct. 23 Tu Ratioed and Pass-transistor logic (2up)(6up) (wmv)(zip)   Chapter 6
19 Oct. 25 Th Dynamic logic (2up)(6up) (wmv)(zip) Proj 1 Chapter 6
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20 Oct. 30 Tu

Adders

(2up)(6up) (wmv)(zip)   Chapter 11
21 Nov. 1 Th

Multipliers

(2up)(6up) (wmv)(zip)   Chapter 11
  Nov. 1 Th Midterm 2, 6:30-8:00pm,
60 Evans
       
12 22 Nov. 6 Tu Domino logic (2up)(6up) (wmv)(zip)   Chapter 7
  Nov. 8 Th

No lecture

       
  Nov. 9 Fr       Proj 2  
13 23 Nov. 13 Tu Flops and Latches (2up)(6up) (wmv)(zip)   Chapter 7
24 Nov. 15 Th Timing (2up)(6up)     Chapter 7
14 25 Nov. 20 Tu  Clock (2up)(6up) (wmv)(zip)   Chapter 10
  Nov. 21 We       Hw 8  
  Nov. 22 Th Thanksgiving        
15 26 Nov. 27 Tu

Power distribution

(2up)(6up)     Chapter 11
16   Dec. 3 Mon.

Project Posters (BWRC)

       
27 Dec. 4 Tu

Flash memory

(2up)(6up) (wmv)(zip) Hw 9 Chapter 12
  Dec. 7 Fr

 

    Proj 3  
17   Dec. 12 Wed. Final, 8-11am, 247 Cory