Digital IC Design: Course Information

Course Prerequisites

Basic undergraduate mathematics: complex numbers, basic differentiation and integration, etc.

Basic undergraduate circuit analysis course: resistors, capacitors, inductors, Ohm’s law, KVL, KCL, nodal analysis, mesh analysis, superposition, Norton and Thevenin equivalents, simple RC circuits.

Basic undergraduate semiconductor physics or electronic engineering course: doping, n-type and p-type semiconductors, holes, electrons, diffusion and drift currents, pn-junction operation and models, MOSFET operation and models.

Basic undergraduate logic design course: Boolean algebra, combinational logic, sequential logic.

Course Overview

This comprehensive Digital IC Design course takes you from basics to ASICs based on the popular textbook "CMOS VLSI Design: A Circuits and Systems Perspective" 4th ed. by Weste and Harris.