10EC205 VLSI DESIGN
The purpose of this course is to give an exposure to VLSI Design Process , Layout
Design , CMOS logic Design styles and VHDL
Knowledge in VHDL Programming
To Design various CMOS Design Styles
Overview of VLSI Design Methodology: VLSI Design Process – Architectural Design –
Logical Design – Physical Design – Layout Styles – Full Custom Semi Custom Approaches –
Overview of wafer fabrication – Wafer Processing – Silicon Gate NMOS process – CMOS
Process – N well – P well – Twin Tub – Silicon On Insulator
Layout Design: MOS Transistor Structure – Depletion Mode Transistor-Enhancement Mode
Transistor-Drain-to-source current versus Voltage Relationships - Stick Diagrams –
NMOS/CMOS Design Style- Design Rules & layout - Mead Conway design rules for the Silicon
gate NMOS process- CMOS N well / P well design rules-CMOS Inverter Characteristics.
CMOS Design Styles: Sheet Resistance-Area Capacitances of layers-Standard Unit of
Capacitance-Area Capacitance Calculations-CMOS Logic Design styles
Introduction to VHDL: Design Flow Process –– Tutorial of VHDL – Basic Language
Elements: Data Objects – Data Types – Data Operators – Entities and Architectures –
Component Declaration and Instantiation
Data Flow, Behavioral and Structural Modeling: Concurrent Signal Assignment –
Conditional Signal Assignment – Selected Signal Assignment – Concurrent and Sequential
Statements – Data Flow, Behavioral and Structural Modeling – Test Bench .
Essentials of VLSI Circuits and Systems, K. Eshraghian Kamran PHI of India Ltd.,2008
CMOS VLSI Design : A Circuits and Systems Perspective, Neil H. E. Weste,David
Harrisayan Banerjee ,Pearson Education India,3rd Edition ,2009.
Kevin Skahill ”VHDL for PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC” Pearson Publications,2004.
1. A VHDL Primer, J. Bhasker, Third Edition, Prentice Hall Publication, 2009
2. Douglas Perry, “VHDL”, 3
Edition, McGraw Hill 2001.