Course level

Postgraduate Coursework




One Semester

Class contact

2 Lecture hours, 2 Practical or Laboratory hours


(CSSE4010 or CSSE7410) + (ELEC3400 or ELEC7401)

Assessment methods

Final examination, Assignments, Project

Course coordinator

Prof. Neil Bergmann (

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

This course is not currently offered, please contact the school or faculty of your program.

Course description

(Offered on an occasional basis.) The course explores the design of CMOS integrated circuits, especially the following topics: CMOS transistor operation, CMOS digital logic design, CMOS analog circuit design, CMOS fabrication technology, VLSI design strategies, CAD tools for design and verification, memory design, processor design, system-on-chip. The course includes project work on the design and verification of a significant CMOS circuit module.