Short Title:Analogue IC Design
Full Title:Analogue IC Design
Module Code:ANEL H4000
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Electronics and automation
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Reviewed By:JAMES WRIGHT
Module Author:MICHAEL BYRNE
Module Description:The student will design and layout designs from simple mos amplifiers to compensated op amps. The student will use layout tools and simulation software during the course of this module.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Understand the operation of MOS devices for large and small signal analysis. To layout simple PMOS and NMOS devices and simulate using PSPICE
LO2 Design Analogue CMOS subcircuits such as current sources , current sinks,voltage references, active loads. Layout of simple current sink and source designs.
LO3 Design and analyse CMOS amplifiers. To design inverter amplifiers, cascode amplifiers, differential amplifiers and output stages.
LO4 Use IC layout, schematic capture tools and IC simulation tools
LO5 Understand the op amp design methodology. Compensation of op amps, two stage op amp design. Layout and simulation of a two stage op amp.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Performance Evaluation Class Exam 1,2,3,4,5 15.00 Week 5
Continuous Assessment Lab Exercise 1,2,3,4,5 5.00 Week 2
Continuous Assessment Lab Exercise 1,2,3,4,5 10.00 Week 5
Continuous Assessment Lab Exercise 1,2,3,4,5 10.00 Week 9
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,5 60.00 End-of-Semester

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Lab No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning No Description 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Lab No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning No Description 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • R. Jacob Baker, CMOS [ISBN: 9780470229415]
  • Dan Clein; technical contributor, Gregg Shimokura 2000, CMOS IC layout, Newnes Boston [ISBN: 0-750671947]
  • Jan M. Rabaey 2003, Digital integrated circuits, Pearson Education Ltd London [ISBN: 0131207644]
  • Phillip E. Allen, Douglas R. Holberg 1987, CMOS analog circuit design, Oxford University Press New York [ISBN: 0195107209]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_EAELE_B Bachelor Degree in Engineering (Honours) in Electronic Engineering 8 Elective
TA_EELEC_B Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Electronic Engineering -- Add On Year 2 Elective