ECTS - Digital Integrated Circuits and Systems

Digital Integrated Circuits and Systems (EE315) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Digital Integrated Circuits and Systems EE315 3 0 0 3 6
Pre-requisite Course(s)
EE 212
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Problem Solving.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Mehmet Efe Özbek
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to introduce the fundamentals of digital integrated circuit analysis
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Design combinational and sequential CMOS circuits at the transistor level from given logical specifications
  • Find out the static and dynamic performance of digital CMOS circuits
  • Improve or optimize some static and dynamic properties of digital CMOS circuits by adjusting their parameters
  • Describe the relative merits of digital CMOS circuit families
  • Describe the details of operation for combinational and sequential CMOS circuits
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Course Content Quality metrics of a digital circuits, CMOS manufacturing process, review of diode and MOSFET, interconnects: electrical parameters, models, CMOS inverter: static and dynamic behavior, power and energy, static CMOS design: complementary CMOS, ratioed logic, pass-transistor logic, dynamic CMOS design, sequential CMOS logic: timing metrics, static

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Historical Perspective, Quality Metrics of a Digital Design, Issues in digital circuit design Review lecture notes
2 Diode characteristics, Static and Dynamic Behavior. Review lecture notes
3 MOSFET characteristics, MOSFET under Static Conditions Review lecture notes
4 Static CMOS Inverter operation, Switching Threshold, Noise Margins Review lecture notes
5 CMOS Inverter: The Dynamic Behavior, parasitic capacitances Review lecture notes
6 CMOS Inverter: Propagation Delay Review lecture notes
7 Interconnect parameters: capacitance, resistance, inductance, Electrical wire models, contemporary manufacturing processes Review lecture notes
8 CMOS Inverter: Power, Energy. Review of digital circuit simulation Review lecture notes
9 Complementary CMOS circuit design, static behavior Review lecture notes
10 Dynamic behavior of complementary CMOS circuits, Transistor sizing Review lecture notes
11 Ratioed Logic, Pass-Transistor Logic Review lecture notes
12 Timing Metrics for Sequential Circuits, Bistability Principle, SR latch Review lecture notes
13 Multiplexer-Based Latches Review lecture notes
14 Master-Slave Edge-Triggered flip flops Review lecture notes
15 Final Examination Review course material
16 Final Examination Review course material


Other Sources 1. Digital Integrated Circuits A Design Perspective, Second Edition J.M. Rabaey, A. Chandrakasan, B. Nikolic, Prentice Hall

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 60
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Adequate knowledge of subjects related to mathematics, natural sciences, and Electrical and Electronics Engineering discipline; ability to apply theoretical and applied knowledge in those fields to the solution of complex engineering problems. X
2 An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems, ability to choose and apply appropriate models and analysis methods for this. X
3 An ability to design a system, component, or process under realistic constraints to meet desired needs, and ability to apply modern design approaches for this. X
4 The ability to select and use the necessary modern techniques and tools for the analysis and solution of complex problems encountered in engineering applications; the ability to use information technologies effectively
5 Ability to design and conduct experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or discipline-specific research topics. X
6 An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams, and ability of individual working.
7 Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; knowledge of at least one foreign language; active report writing and understanding written reports, preparing design and production reports, the ability to make effective presentation the ability to give and receive clear and understandable instructions.
8 Awareness of the necessity of lifelong learning; the ability to access knowledge, follow the developments in science and technology and continuously stay updated. X
9 Acting compliant with ethical principles, professional and ethical responsibility, and knowledge of standards used in engineering applications.
10 Knowledge about professional activities in business, such as project management, risk management, and change management awareness of entrepreneurship and innovation; knowledge about sustainable development.
11 Knowledge about the impacts of engineering practices in universal and societal dimensions on health, environment, and safety. the problems of the current age reflected in the field of engineering; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 5 80
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 5 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 5 5
Total Workload 143