Introduction : A Brief History, Preview, MOS Transistors, CMOS Logic, CMOS Fabrication and Layout, Design Partitioning, Logic Design, Circuit Design, Physical Design, Design Verification, Fabrication, Packaging and Testing.
Delay : Introduction, Transient Response, RC delay model, Linear Delay
Model, Logical Effort of Paths, Timing Analysis Delay Models.
Power : Introduction, Dynamic Power, Static Power
Energy - Delay Optimization, Low Power Architectures.
Interconnect : Introduction, Interconnect Modelling, Interconnect Impact, Interconnect Engineering, Logical Effort with Wires
Dynamic logic circuits : Introduction, basic principle of pass transistor circuits, synchronous dynamic circuit techniques, dynamic CMOS circuit techniques, domino CMOS logic.
Semiconductor memories : Introduction, DRAM, SRAM, ROM, flash memory.
Low - Power CMOS Logic Circuits : Introduction, Overview of Power Consumption, Low - Power Design through voltage scaling, Estimation and Optimization of switching activity, Reduction of Switched Capacitance and Adiabatic Logic Circuits.
Design for Testability : Introduction, Fault Types and Models, Controllability and Observability, Ad Hoc Testable Design Techniques, Scan Based and BIST Techniques.