Digital Integrated Circuits; Spring, 2002

VADA (VLSI Algorithmic Design Automation) Lab.
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Sungkyunkwan University


Class Topics

Reading Materials

Project Information


Reading and Backgroud Materials


  1. Design of VLSI Systems Daniel Mlynek and Yusuf Leblebici
  2. Jun Dong Cho, Young Hoon Chang, "Low Power Core Design for Multimedia and Communication Systems", 12. 2002.
  3. Prof. Hai Zhou, Northwestern Univ. "Introduction to VLSI CAD"
  4. J. Rabaey, Digital Integrated Circuits - A Design Perspective , Prentice Hall, 1996.
  5. Wayne Wolf,Modern VLSI Design, Systems on Silicon, International Edition Second Edition, Prentice Hall 1998 

Selected readings from the following courses

  1. CAD TOOLS for VLSI, Sabih H. Gerez, University of Twente, Dept. of Electr. Engineering
  2. ASIC Course,
  3. ASIC Design with VHDL Class,
  4. Master Program in System on Chip Design,
  5. ASIC Design Methodology, Horizon
  6. ASIC Synthesis using Synopsys: ICtips, DACAFE
  7. VLSI Design
  8. List of Other VLSL Design Courses

Selected readings from the following books

  1. W.J. Dally and J.W. Poulton, "Digital System Engineering", Cambridge UniversityPress, 1998.
  2. A. Chandrakasan and R. Brodersen, "Low-Power CMOS Design", IEEE Press,1998.
  3. M. Elmasry, ed. "Digital MOS Integrated Circuits II", IEEE Press, 1992.
  4. S. Tewksbury, Microelectronic System Interconnections: Performance andModeling" , IEEE Press, 1994.
  5. J. Rabaey and M. Pedram, ed., "LowPower Design Methodologies" , Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996.
  6. A. Chandrakasan and R. Brodersen, "LowPower Digital CMOS Design", Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1995.