This course is a continuation of VLSI Design I (ENG327). You are expected to have grasped all basic understanding on MOS transistors and CMOS process flow. ENG328 extend the knowledge you had gained in ENG327, to embark on the designing process of advanced logic circuits. The course takes you through the processes of designing combinational and sequential logic circuits. Emphasis is focused on building an understanding of difference design styles, the IC design methodologies, the physical implementation of combinational and sequential logic network, and the physical routing and placement issues, which are essential to the practice of VLSI design as a system design discipline. Computer aided design (CAD) and simulation packages will also be introduced to you in the areas of digital and analog signal design and simulation. These tools are used to layout the circuit designs, to predict the circuit performance and to verify the correctness of the circuits and logic.
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every July