Course Title: Advanced VLSI Design (PG)

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Advanced VLSI Design (PG)

Credit Points: 12.00


Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

EEET2041

City Campus

Postgraduate

125H Electrical & Computer Engineering

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2011

Course Coordinator: Anthony Holland

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 99252150

Course Coordinator Email: anthony.holland@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 10.08.09


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

An undergraduate knowledge of electronic circuit design is assumed.


Course Description

This course builds on material in both EDA Tools and IC Design courses to expose students to advanced integrated circuit design techniques and methodology and design flow. Students will use Cadence EDA software to accomplish schematic capture, simulation, layout, extraction, design verification and place and route.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Generic capability development
* Graduates are capable in their chosen professional area.
* Graduates operate effectively in work and community situations.
* Graduates are adaptable and manage change.

Professional development
* Analog and digital electronics circuit design
* Advanced skills in EDA tools design and layout


 The course focuses on learning in
* Analog and digital electronics circuit design
* Advanced skills in EDA tools design and layout


Overview of Learning Activities

12 x 2hr. lectures
12 x 1hr. tutorials
12 x 2hr. supervised laboratories


Overview of Learning Resources

Class notes
EDA tools software


Overview of Assessment

Laboratory exercises
Class tests
Final Examination