COE465: VLSI System Design Methodology


Course Outline

Course Notes: The following chapters are from the ASICS Book


Ch1    Ch2 Ch3    Ch4   Ch5   Ch6   Ch7  Ch8 Ch9 Ch10  
Ch11     Ch12    Ch13 Ch14  Ch15   Ch16 Ch17 Verilog   Notes VHDL  Notes  


The complete book is at

Hand outs are in Bldg.21 (in the COE360 file of Dr. Muhammad Elrabaa) and include; Unix basic commands, and Magic  Tutorials. Also the handout on review of basic digital circuit parameters is here.

Project Resources

       A Short course on SPICE (and WinSpice3)

       Full Spice3 user's manual

       Spice Technology files: 0.5m, 5V Technology0.35m, 3.3V Technology ,

                                                   0.25m, 2.5V Technology and 0.18m, 1.8V Technology

Assignments & Quizes

        Assignments 1-3

        Assignment 4

        Assignment 5 


        Project Assignments 1 and 2


        Project Assignments 3 



           Next Quiz: On


       Major Exam 1: Tuesday 19/3 in 24-244, 7-8:15 am

       Major Exam 2: Sunday 12/5 in 24-244, 7-8:15 am 

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