Lecture1-Intro - EE141 Instructor: Jan Rabaey EE141 EECS141...

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EE141 1 EE141 EECS141 1 Lecture #1 Instructor: Jan Rabaey EE141 EECS141 2 Lecture #1 Introduction to digital integrated circuit design engineering Key concepts needed to be a good digital IC designer Design creativity Models that allow reasoning about circuit behavior Allow analysis and optimization of the circuit’s performance, power, cost, etc. Understanding circuit behavior is key to making sure it will actually work Teach you how to make sure your circuit works Do you want your transistor to be the one that screws up a 1 billion transistor chip?
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EE141 2 EE141 EECS141 3 Lecture #1 Understanding, designing, and optimizing digital circuits for various quality metrics: Performance (speed) Power dissipation Cost Reliability EE141 EECS141 4 Lecture #1 CMOS devices and manufacturing technology CMOS gates Combinational and sequential circuits Arithmetic building blocks Interconnect Memories Propagation delay, noise margins, power Timing and clocking Design methodologies
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EE141 3 EE141 EECS141 5 Lecture #1 Instructor Prof. Jan Rabaey 563 Cory Hall, 643-3986, jan@eecs Office hours: We 4:00pm-5:30pm TAs: Stanley (Yuan-Shih) Chen, yschen@eecs (OH: Th. 12-1pm) Nam-Seog Kim, namseog@eecs (OH: Th. 5-6pm) Reader: TBD Web page: http://bwrc.eecs.berkeley.edu/Classes/IcDesign/ee141_s10/ EE141 EECS141 6 Lecture #1 Discussion sessions Th 11am-noon, Stanley (TBD) (proposed change) Th 4-5pm, Namseog (521 Cory) Same material in both sessions! Labs (353 Cory) Mo 1-4pm (Stanley) Tu 2-5pm (Namseog) We 11am-2pm (Stanley/Namseog) Please choose one lab session and stick with it!
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4 EE141 EECS141 7 Lecture #1 Assignment due EE141 EECS141 8 Lecture #1 9-10 assignments One design project (with multiple phases) Labs: 5 software 2 midterms, 1 final
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Lecture1-Intro - EE141 Instructor: Jan Rabaey EE141 EECS141...

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