ECE 415   Elective – II(1) : VLSI DESIGN AND EMBEDDED SYSTEMS

Credits

Periods

Exam Hrs.

Sessional Marks

Exam Marks

Total Marks

Theory

Tutorial

Lab

4

3

1

3

30

70

100

 

Review of microelectronics and an introduction to MOS technology:

Introduction to IC technology, MOS and related VLSI technology, NMOS, CMOS, BiCMOS Technologies, Thermal aspects of processing, Production of E beam marks.

MOS and BiCMOS circuit design processes:

MOS layers, ,Stick diagrams, Design rules, and layout, 2  &  1.2  micro meter CMOS rules, Layout diagrams, Symbolic diagram.

Basic Circuit concepts:

Sheet resistance, Area capacitances of layers, Delay unit, Wiring Capacitances, Choice of layers.

Scaling of MOS Circuits:

Scaling models, Scaling function for device parameters, Limitations of scaling.

Sub system design and Layout:

Architectural issues, Switch logic, Examples of Structural design(Combinational logic).

Sub system design process:

Design of ALU subsystem, Some commonly used storage elements, Aspects of design tools, Design for testability, Practical design for test guidelines, Built in self test, CMOS project-an incrementer / decrementer, a comparator for two n-bit numbers.

Ultra fast systems, Technology development, MOSFET based design.

Introduction to Embedded Systems

Embedded Systems, Processor Embedded into a System, Embedded Hardware Units and Devices in a System, Embedded Software in a System, Examples of Embedded Systems, Embedded Systems on Chip, Complex Systems Design and Processors, Design Process in Embedded System, Formalization of System Design, Design Process and Design Examples, Classification of Embedded Systems, Skills required for an Embedded System Designer.

Embedded Software Development Process and Tools

Introduction to Embedded Software Development Process and Tools, Host and Target Machines, Linking and Locating Software, Getting Embedded Software into the Target System, Issues in Hardware-Software Design and Co-design

Text books:

Basic VLSI Design by Douglas A, Pucknell, Kamran Eshraghian, Prentice-Hall, l996, 3rd Edition.

Embedded Systems Architecture, Programming and Design, second edition by Raj Kamal, Tata McGraw Hill Publication (Chapter 1, Chapter 13)

References:

1.  Mead, C.A and Conway, LA, “Introduction to VLSI Systems”, Addison-Wesley, Reading, Massachusetts, l980.

 

 

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ECE 415   Elective – II(1) : VLSI DESIGN AND EMBEDDED SYSTEMS Credits Periods Exam Hrs. Sessional Marks Exam Marks Total Marks Theory Tutorial Lab 4 3 1 - 3 30 70 100   Review of microelectronics and an introduction to MOS technology: Introduction to IC technology, MOS and related VLSI technology, NMOS, CMOS, BiCMOS Technologies, Thermal aspects of processing, Production of E beam marks. MOS and BiCMOS circuit design...