Electrical Engineering 141

Title Introduction to Digital Integrated Circuits
Units 4
Prerequisites 40; 105 and 150 recommended.
Description CMOS devices and deep sub-micron manufacturing technology. CMOS inverters and complex gates. Modeling of interconnect wires. Optimization of designs with respect to a number of metrics: cost, reliability, performance, and power dissipation. Sequential circuits, timing considerations, and clocking approaches. Design of large system blocks, including arithmetic, interconnect, memories, and programmable logic arrays. Introduction to design methodologies, including hands-on experience.
Course Guide Course Guide
Sections Instructor Teaching Effectiveness How worthwhile was this course?
Fall 2014 Vladimir Stojanovic 5.5 / 7 6.4 / 7
Fall 2013 Jan Rabaey 4.4 / 7 5.0 / 7
Spring 2013 Jan Rabaey 5.6 / 7 5.4 / 7
Fall 2012 Elad Alon 6.6 / 7 6.7 / 7
Spring 2012 Jan Rabaey 6.3 / 7 6.3 / 7
Fall 2011 Borivoje Nikolic 5.5 / 7 6.2 / 7
Spring 2011 Jan Rabaey 5.6 / 7 6.2 / 7
Fall 2010 Elad Alon 6.6 / 7 6.3 / 7
Spring 2010 Jan Rabaey 6.2 / 7 6.1 / 7
Fall 2009 Elad Alon 6.5 / 7 6.5 / 7
Spring 2009 Jan Rabaey 5.9 / 7 6.2 / 7
Fall 2008 Elad Alon 6.2 / 7 6.3 / 7
Spring 2008 Jan Rabaey 5.8 / 7 5.9 / 7
Fall 2007 Elad Alon 6.6 / 7 6.5 / 7
Spring 2007 Borivoje Nikolic 5.6 / 7 5.4 / 7
Andrei Vladimirescu 4.7 / 7 6.2 / 7
Fall 2006 Borivoje Nikolic 6.0 / 7 6.4 / 7
Spring 2006 Borivoje Nikolic 5.2 / 7 6.1 / 7
Fall 2005 Dejan Markovic 4.9 / 7 4.9 / 7
Spring 2005 Andrei Vladimirescu 4.3 / 7 5.6 / 7
Fall 2004 Borivoje Nikolic 5.9 / 7 6.5 / 7
Spring 2004 Jan Rabaey 6.0 / 7 6.4 / 7
Fall 2003 Borivoje Nikolic 4.8 / 7 5.6 / 7
Fall 2002 Borivoje Nikolic 5.2 / 7 5.5 / 7
Spring 2002 Jan Rabaey 5.7 / 7 5.5 / 7
Andrei Vladimirescu 3.8 / 7 5.1 / 7
Fall 2001 Borivoje Nikolic 4.5 / 7 5.2 / 7
Spring 2001 Andrei Vladimirescu 3.3 / 7 4.8 / 7
Fall 2000 Jan Rabaey 6.1 / 7 6.3 / 7
Spring 2000 Andrew R. Neureuther 3.7 / 7 4.8 / 7
Fall 1999 Borivoje Nikolic 4.7 / 7 5.4 / 7
Jan Rabaey 5.7 / 7 5.8 / 7
Spring 1999 Andrew R. Neureuther 4.6 / 7 3.9 / 7
Fall 1998 Jan Rabaey 6.4 / 7 6.4 / 7
Spring 1998 Jan Rabaey 6.1 / 7 5.9 / 7
Fall 1997 David A. Hodges 4.5 / 7 5.5 / 7
Fall 1997 David A. Hodges 4.5 / 7 5.5 / 7
Spring 1997 Jan Rabaey 6.3 / 7 6.7 / 7
Fall 1996 Renu Mehra 5.5 / 7 6.1 / 7
Spring 1996 Andrew R. Neureuther 4.7 / 7 5.9 / 7
Fall 1995 Jan Rabaey 6.3 / 7 6.3 / 7
Spring 1995 Andrew R. Neureuther 4.8 / 7 6.0 / 7
Fall 1994 Jan Rabaey 6.1 / 7 6.4 / 7
Spring 1994 Jan Rabaey 6.2 / 7 6.4 / 7
Fall 1993 Andrew R. Neureuther 3.9 / 7 4.9 / 7
Spring 1993 I. Verbauwhede 5.3 / 7 6.0 / 7
Fall 1992 Jan Rabaey 6.2 / 7 6.3 / 7
Spring 1992 D. Senderowicz 2.5 / 7 3.1 / 7
Fall 1991 Costas J. Spanos 5.4 / 7 6.0 / 7
Spring 1991 Costas J. Spanos 4.7 / 7 5.2 / 7
Fall 1990 H. Jackson 5.3 / 7 5.2 / 7
Fall 1990 Andrew R. Neureuther 5.9 / 7 5.8 / 7
Spring 1990 H. Jackson 5.3 / 7 5.3 / 7
Spring 1990 Costas J. Spanos 4.3 / 7 4.7 / 7
Fall 1989 Jan Rabaey 5.9 / 7 5.4 / 7
Fall 1989 Andrew R. Neureuther 4.8 / 7 5.2 / 7
Spring 1989 Costas J. Spanos 4.8 / 7 4.9 / 7
Spring 1989 H. Jackson 5.5 / 7 5.5 / 7
Fall 1988 Jan Rabaey 5.4 / 7 5.2 / 7
Fall 1988 Richard S. Muller 5.1 / 7 5.7 / 7
Overall Rating Teaching Effectiveness How worthwhile was this course?
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