EE 460R: Introduction to VLSI Design

Theory and practice of very-large-scale integration (VLSI) circuit design. Metal-oxide-semiconductor (MOS) transistors; static and dynamic complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) combinational and sequential circuits; design of adders, multipliers, and shifters; performance, power consumption and testing. CAD tools for layout, timing analysis, synthesis, physical design, and verification. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite:Electrical Engineering 316 and 438 with a grade of at least C- in each

Course Level: 

Undergraduate