Weekly Hours: 5
ECTS Credits: 5
Description: MOS transistor theory. CMOS technology and integrated circuit fabrication. CMOS combinational circuit design, complex gates and logic families (static, dynamic, Domino, CVSL, pass transistor logic). Sequential circuits. Circuit characterization and performance estimation. Logical effort. Interconnect, clocking strategies and power consumption. Clock and power distribution techniques. Sub-circuit design (adders, counters, multipliers, memories, data paths). Placement and routing. Floor-planning. FPGAs. Memory organization. VLSI testing and design for testability techniques.