Circuit Design: 
 

Title

Description

Duration in Hours

1. Digital Logic Design  Basics

1. Introduction to Digital Logic Design

2. Combinational Logic - Combinational gates, Karnuagh Maps, Adders and Multipliers

3. Sequential Logic Design - Latches, Flip-flops, Counters, State Machines


10

10

2. Basics of CMOS Devices

1. MOS FET - As a Switch, Structure, MOS Symbols, Threshold Voltage, I-V Characteristics, MOS Capacitance

2. MOS Second Order Effects - Body Effect, Channel Length Modulation, Sub-Threshold Conduction

3. Short Channel Effects: Threshold Voltage Variation, Mobility Degradation, Hot Carrier Effect

5


5


5

3. The Inverter

1. The Static CMOS Inverter  - An Intuitive Perspective, Switching Threshold, Noise Margin, Robustness

2. Dynamic Behavior: Propagation Delay, Dynamic Power, Static Power, Energy, Delay and Energy-Delay

5


10

4. Combinational Logic Design

1. Complementary CMOS Design: Concept, Basic Gate Design, Propagation Delay, Design Optimization techniques

2. Complementary CMOS Design:  Logical Effort, Power Consumption And Optimization Techniques

3. Pass Transistor And Transmission Gate Logic: Design, Performance Analysis, Power Consumption

5


5


5

5. Sequential Logic Design

1. Bi-stability Principle, Multiplexer Based Latches, Master-Slave Edge Triggered Flops

2. Timing Metrics of Sequential Circuits - Setup Time, Hold Time Analysis of Complex Sequential Circuits

5


5

6. Labs  & Exam

1. Two Theory and 4 Lab sessions for project
2. Written and Mock Interview
20

Reference Books & Tutorials:

  1. Digital Integrated Circuits By Jan M. Rabaey, Anantha P. Chandrakasan, Borivoje Nikolic