3017 Electrical and Computer Engineering Building
15:30 - 16:50, Tuesdays and Thursdays
Prof. Ali Al Ataby (TBD AT illinois.edu)
TBD (TBD AT illinois.edu)
Office Hours: TBD
Additional Hour in MP Due Weeks: TBD
Neil Weste and David Harris, CMOS VLSI Design: A Circuits and Systems Perspective, 4th edition.
De Micheli, Synthesis and Optimization of Digital Circuits.
Sherwani, Algorithms for VLSI Physical Design Automation.
Rabaey, Chandrakasan, Nikolic, Digital Integrated Circuits: a Design Perspective, 2nd edition.
The aim of this course is to provide an introduction to the design and layout of Very Large Scale Integrated (VLSI) circuits for complex digital systems. It covers custom design, cell-based hierarchical design, and algorithmic aspects of VLSI CAD tools. With a focus on CMOS technology, students generate layouts of CMOS chips on engineering workstations in an associated laboratory. By the end of the course, students will have designed, laid out, and verified a 4-bit microprocessor modeled after the Am2901 from Advanced Micro Devices.