Study Programmes 2015-2016
WARNING : 2014-2015 version of the course specifications
Microelectronics and IC design
Duration :
30h Th, 20h Pr, 40h Proj.
Number of credits :
Master in Biomedical Engineering5
Master in in Electrical Engineering, professional focus in sustainable car technologies5
Master of science in computer science and engineering, professional focus in management5
Master of science in computer science and engineering, professional focus in management5
Lecturer :
Michael Kraft
Language(s) of instruction :
English language
Organisation and examination :
Teaching in the second semester
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Course contents :
Theory, design and simulation of standard integrated circuits (analoque and digtial). Technology involved in creating CMOS. Basic functions and building blocks. Performance evaluation. System design methods. Switched capacitor and sample and hold circuits circuits. Filters. A/D converters. Noise in analoque circuits.  
Learning outcomes of the course :
At the end of the course, the student will master the bases of integrated CMOS circuit design.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Lectures, tutorials, logic function SPICE simulation and VHDL FPGA programming.
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
Face-to-face lectures, tutorials, independent laboratory work.
Recommended or required readings :
"Integrated Circuit Design", Weste & Harris, 4th ed, PEARSON 2011;
"Analog Integrated Circuit Design", Carusone, Johns, Martin, Wiley, 2011
Assessment methods and criteria :
Written examination (70%)
Writtem report on lab project (30%)
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
Contacts :
M. Kraft phone: 04 366 2616