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Course number and title: EE215B Advanced Digital Integrated Circuits
Credits: 4
Instructor(s)-in-charge: C-K Ken Yang (
Course type: Lecture
Required or Elective: A Circuits and Embedded Systems course.
Course Schedule:
Lecture: 4 hrs/week.
Outside Study: 8 hrs/week.
Office Hours: 2 hrs/week.
Course Assessment:
Exams: 1 midterm and 1 final examination.
Grading Policy: Typically, HW 35%, midterm 25%, final 40%.
Course Prerequisites: EE115C, EEM216A
Catalog Description: Analysis and comparison of modern logic families VLSI memories (SRAM, DRAM, and ROMs). Accuracy of various simulation models and simulation methods for digital circuits.  
Textbook and any related course material:
Rabaey, Digital Integrated Circuits: A Design Perspective
Course Website
Topics covered in the course:
Transistor physics for short channel devices.
Operation and circuits for ROMs.
Operation and evolution of DRAMs.
System operation of SRAMs and CAMs.
Sense amplifier design.
Decoder design.
Logical effort applied to advanced logic families.
Advanced logic families.
Transistor I-V models and for delay.
Circuits for driving interconnects.
Will this course involve computer assignments? NO Will this course have TA(s) when it is offered? NO

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