M.Tech. VLSI
Year Started : 2013

Sanctioned intake : 18

Vision

To inculcate academic excellence in Electronics and Communication Engineering Education and Research and turn out students into competent professionals to serve society.

Mission

  1. To provide quality education by optimal utilization of resources.
  2. To provide a framework for a professional career, higher education and research activities.
  3. To instil the spirit of positive attitude, ethical practices, service to society and life-long learning.

Highlights

  • Learn advanced technologies and analyze complex problems in the fields of VLSI.
  • Design and implementation of VLSI, microelectronics architectures using ASIC.

Achievements

  • Researchers have designed and simulated the pseudo-RLC with extremely artificial brain with high linearity for an improved AI signal recording.
  • Same is going to be fabricated in the form ASIC Circuit chip very soon.

Course Outcomes (CO) R15

DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRONICS and COMMUNICATION ENGG(R15)

M.Tech– VLSI

Course Outcomes (COs)

Year 1 – Semester 1

Subject code

Course Name

CO Number

Outcomes

5257AA

VLSI Technology

CO1

Review of FET fundamentals for VLSI design

CO2

To acquires knowledge about stick diagrams and layouts

CO3

Enable to design the subsystems based on VLSI concepts

CO4

To know about VLSI Design constraints.

CO5

Visualize CMOS Digital Chip Design

       

5257AA

CMOS Analog Integrated Circuit Design

CO1

Design basic building blocks of CMOS analog ICs

CO2

 Carry out the design of single and two stage operational amplifiers and voltage references

CO3

Determine the device dimensions of each MOSFETs involved

CO4

Design various amplifiers like differential, current and operational amplifiers

CO5

To understand the design of differential amplifiers, current amplifiers and OP AMPs

       

5257AB

CMOS Digital Integrated Circuit Design

CO1

Demonstrate advanced knowledge in Static and dynamic characteristics of CMOS, Alternative CMOS Logics, Estimation of Delay and Power, Adders Design

CO2

Analyze, design and implement combinational and sequential MOS logic circuits

CO3

.  Classify different semiconductor memories.

CO4

Analyze complex engineering problems critically in the domain of digital IC design for conducting research

CO5

Demonstrate advanced knowledge in Static and dynamic characteristics of CMOS, Alternative CMOS Logics, Estimation of Delay and Power, Adders Design

 

       

5257AF

CPLD and FPGA Architectures and Applications

CO1

  Understand the classification of PLDs and Architectures of AMD and Altera Flex-10K series CPLD.

CO2

 Understand the basic architecture of Spartan-3 FPGA architecture, Artix-7 series FPGA

CO3

3. Understand the basic design flow of FPGA using EDA Tools: Xilinx ISE project navigator, Xilinx Vivado System Design.

CO4

Design the Combinational logic designs with various examples.  Design the Sequential logic designs with various examples. Understand and explore the FSM and FSMD designs of digital systems using available EDA tools

CO5

  Understand the classification of PLDs and Architectures of AMD and Altera Flex-10K series CPLD.

       

5257AM

Image and Video processing

CO1

The students will learn image representation

CO2

Students will learn the basics of video processing

CO3

The student will be able to understand the quality improvement methods of Image.

CO4

To study the basic digital image and video filter operations.

CO5

 Understand the fundamentals of Image Compression.

 Understand the representation of video.

 

       

525705

VLSI Laboratory – I

CO1

To know the   Design and Simulation of adder, Serial Binary Adder, Multi Precession Adder, Carry Look Ahead Adder, of 2-to-4 decoder, 8-to-3 encoder (without and with parity)  8-to-1 multiplexer bit binary to gray converter  Multiplexer/ Demultiplexer, comparator Full adder using 3 modeling styles

CO2

To provide familiarity to design approaches using VERILOG programming using vhdl

CO3

To provide familiarity to  simulation approaches using verilog programming for digital circuits

CO4

To provide familiarity to the implementation approaches using verilog programming for SR, D, JK, T 4-bit binary, BCD counters (synchronous/ asynchronous reset) or any sequence counter  a N- bit Register of Serial- in Serial –out, Serial in parallel out, Parallel in Serial out and Parallel in Parallel Out.

CO5

  To provide familiarity to the backend approaches using verilog programming for digital circuits

       

525703

Seminar

CO1

Identify a topic

CO2

Collect literature

CO3

Present seminar

CO4

Discuss the queries

CO5

Prepare ppts

       

Year 1 – SEMESTER 2

5257AP

Low Power VLSI Design

CO1

The student will get to know the basics and advanced techniques in low power design which is a hot topic in today’s market where the power plays major role

CO2

To  Identify sources of power in an IC

CO3

 The reduction in power dissipation by an IC earns a lot including reduction in size, cost and etc.

CO4

To Identify suitable techniques to reduce the power dissipation.

CO5

 Design adders, Multipliers and memory circuits with low power dissipation

       

5257AQ

5257AQ  Design for Testability

CO1

 Demonstrate advanced knowledge in  The basic faults that occur in digital systems

CO2

Analyze testing issues in the field of digital system design critically for conducting research.

CO3

Solve engineering problems by modeling different faults for fault free simulation in digital circuits.

CO4

Apply appropriate research methodologies  to develop new testing strategies for digital and mixed signal circuits and systems.

CO5

Apply appropriate  techniques to develop new testing strategies for digital and mixed signal circuits and systems.

       

5257AR

CMOS Mixed Signal Circuit Design

CO1

Designing CMOS analog circuits to achieve performance specifications

CO2

Analyzing CMOS based switched capacitor circuits;

CO3

Understanding basics of data converters

CO4

Understanding mixed-signal design flow

CO5

Designing CMOS analog circuits to achieve frequency performance

       

5257AU

5257AUFull Custom Design

CO1

Explain key features, limitations and topics related to CMOStechnology

CO2

Describe full custom integrated circuit design methodology and issues/constraints related to analogue/digital/mixed signal circuit design.

CO3

Design and assess full custom integrated circuit layout

CO4

Use a complete tool suite (schematic capture, simulation, layout design, physical verification) covering the full custom design of CMOS integrated circuits.

CO5

Establish a good understanding to the design process for full custom chip design used for both analogue and digital microelectronics.

           

 

       

5257AX

 System On Chip Architecture

CO1

Identify  a given problem in the framework of SoC based design approaches

CO2

To formulate a given problem in the framework of SoC based design approaches

CO3

Design SoC based system for engineering applications

CO4

Realize impact of SoC on electronic design philosophy skill development

CO5

Realize impact of SoC on Macro-electronics there by incline towards entrepreneurship

       

5257BB

Adhoc Wireless Networks

CO1

Acquire the knowledge about Wireless LANs, Bluetooth and WiMAX standards, architecture and their sub-layers..

CO2

 Understand congestion control mechanisms and techniques to improve Quality of Service in switched networks

CO3

Get the basic concepts of Ad hoc wireless networks and its protocols and issues related to QoS, energy management, scalability and Security

CO4

 Explain about Wireless Sensor Network architecture, data dissemination & data gathering techniques and will be able to address the issues and challenges in designing Sensor Networks

CO5

To learn the concepts of Wireless Sensor Networks, architecture and various data dissemination and data gathering techniques

       

525706

VLSI Laboratory – II

CO1

Familiar with various EDA Tools.  understand the characteristics of various electronic components   design current sources and current mirrors

CO2

Understand the characteristics of various electronic components 

CO3

Design and Analyze the characteristics of digital integrated circuits

CO4

Design and Analyze the frequency response of analog integrated circuits

   

CO5

Draw the layout of different schematics.

 

       

525704

Seminar

CO1

Identify a topic

CO2

Collect literature

CO3

Present seminar

CO4

Discuss the queries

CO5

Prepare ppts

       

Year 2 – Semester 1

   525708

   Project  Work Review – I                                 

CO1

Identify a research topic

CO2

Collect literature

CO3

Write technical review paper

CO4

Present seminar

CO5

Discuss the queries and Publish research paper

       

525709-

Project Work Review – II

CO1

Critically and theoretically analyze the systems/products they are going to design or develop

CO2

Apply the theoretical knowledge gained to bring out innovative products

CO3

Effectively communicate in a variety of forms including written, visual, verbal, online and technical literacy.

CO4

Work and participate as effective members in a group within a professional environment.

CO5

Develop an ongoing critical awareness of learning needs in the application of appropriate technologies. Gain as much knowledge and experience in areas of the area of Digital Systems and Computer Electronics

 

 

525710

Project Evaluation (Viva-Voce)

CO1

Student should be able to design identifies basic requirements for an application and proposes a effective solution.

CO2

Student should be able to Build knowledge through practical assignments and learn the various design methods for solving problem.

CO3

Student should be able to explain skills to build design techniques for various problem analyses.

CO4

Student should be able to justify the fundamental concepts and techniques used in mini projects.

CO5

Student should be able to Identify  the Make up of project and enables the student to understand the business process.

 

Course Outcomes (CO) R19

DEPARTMENT OF ECE
M.Tech– VLSI Design: 1st and 2nd Year

Semester 1 – 1

Subject code

Course Name

CO Number

Course Outcomes

Core

Digital Design and Verification

1

Familiarity of Front end design and verification techniques and create reusable test environments

2

To exposes the design approaches using ROM’s, PAL’s and PLA’s

3

Verify increasingly complex designs more efficiently and effectively.

4

To understands test pattern generation techniques for fault detection,design fault diagnosis in sequential circuits

5

Use EDA tools like Cadence, Mentor Graphics

PE – I

Advanced Computer Architecture

(PE – I)

1

Examine software support for ILP, including VLIW and similar approaches.

2

Teach memory hierarchy design issues, including caching and virtual memory approaches.

3

Explains multiprocessor and parallel processing architectures.

4

Gives the organization and design of contemporary processor architectures.

5

 As the current trend in computer architecture is towards chip-multiprocessing, the architecture of shared memory multiprocessors and chip level interconnect (network-on-chip) will be covered as future scope

PE – I

Communication Buses and Interfaces

(PE – I)

1

Select a particular serial bus suitable for a particular application.

2

Develop APIs for configuration, reading and writing data onto serial bus.

3

Design develop peripherals that can be interfaced to desired serial bus.

4

To study and design  device driver

5

To study and design serial communication

PE – II

IoT and Its Applications

(PE – II)

1

ToUnderstand the concept of IoT and M2M

2

ToStudy IoT architecture and applications in various fields

3

ToStudy IoT Architecture technically in different views

4

ToStudy  IoT Applications for Value Creations

5

ToStudy the security and privacy issues in IOT

 

Research Methodology and IPR

1

Understand research problem formulation.

2

Analyze research related information

3

Follow research ethics

4

Understand that today’s world is controlled by Computer, Information Technology, but tomorrow world will be ruled by ideas, concept, and creativity

5

Understand that IPR protection provides an incentive to inventors for further research work and investment in R & D, which leads to creation of new and better products, and in turn brings about, economic growth and social benefits.

 

Digital Design and Verification Lab (Lab – I))

1

To provide familiarity with hardware description language Verilog HDL for modelling of combinational and sequential circuits.

2

To understand the Synthesis of a designed digital circuits and apply CAD tools for the design of digital circuits.

3

Appreciate the process of synthesizing a given digital circuits.

4

To introduce the process of implementation of digital circuits on FPGA kits.

 

Microcontrollers and Programmable Digital Signal Processors Lab

(Lab – II)

1

Install, configure  tool sets for developing applications based on ARM processor core SOC and DSP processor

2

 utilize tool sets for developing applications based on ARM processor core SoC and DSP processor

3

Develop prototype codes using commonly available on and off chip peripherals on the

4

To study theCortex M3 and DSP development boards

5

Cortex M3 and DSP development boards take reading

Audit Course – I

English For Research Paper Writing

(Audit Course – I)

1

Understand that how to improve your writing skills and level of readability

2

Learn about what to write in each section

3

Understand the skills needed when writing a Title Ensure the good quality of paper at very first-time submission

4

Understand that how to improve your writing skills and level of readability

5

Understand that how to improve your remembering skills

SEMESTER 1 – 2

Core – III

Analog and Digital CMOS VLSI Design

1

Analyze, design, optimize and simulate analog and digital circuits using CMOS constrained by the design metrics.

2

To understand Physical design flow

3

Connect the individual gates to form the building blocks of a system.

4

Use EDA tools like Cadence, Mentor Graphics and other open source software tools like Ngspice

5

To acquire knowledge of Passive and active current mirrors

Core – IV

Low Power VLSI Design

1

Identify the sources of power dissipation in digital IC systems & understand the impact of power on system performance and reliability. of power on system performance and reliability.

2

Characterize and model power consumption & understand the basic analysis methods.

3

The reduction in power dissipation by an IC earns a lot including reduction in size, cost and etc.

4

Understand leakage sources and reduction techniques

5

Design adders, Multipliers and memory circuits with low power dissipation

PE – III

SOC Design

(PE – III)

1

Identify  a given problem in the framework of SoC based design approaches

2

To formulate a given problem in the framework of SoC based design approaches

3

Design SoC based system for engineering applications

4

Realize impact of SoC on electronic design philosophy skill development

5

Realize impact of SoC on Macro-electronics thereby incline towards entrepreneurship

PE – IV

Device Modelling (PE – IV)

1

To be equipped with knowledge of semiconductor physics.

2

To be able to relate model parameters to structures of integrated passive devices

3

To be able to analyze static and dynamic behavior of diodes.

4

To be able to model electrically NMOS and PMOS transistors

5

To be able to get sound knowledge of VLSI fabrication technique details of different processes and model electrically hetero junction devices.

 

Analog and Digital CMOS Lab (Lab – III)

1

To learn Functional Testing Of Devices

2

Design digital and analog Circuit using CMOS.

3

Use EDA tools like Cadence, Mentor Graphics and other open source software tools like Ngspice

4

To study the design tools in detail

5

Design digital and analog Circuit using CMOS.

 

VLSI Design and Verification Lab (Lab – IV)

1

To study the overview of EDA Tools Micro Wind / Cadence / Electric/ CAD

2

To study the Dynamic Charecteristics of CMOS Inverter

3

To study the Design and Simulation of Combinational Circuits

4

To  Design and Simulation of Sequential Circuits

5

Test and debug the code for a UART module with a FIFO interface

Audit Course – II

Pedagogy Studies

 (Audit Course –  II)

1

What pedagogical practices are being used by teachers in formal and informal classrooms in developing countries?

2

 What is the evidence on the effectiveness of these pedagogical practices, in what conditions, and with what population of learners?

3

Identify critical evidence gaps to guide the development

4

How can teacher education (curriculum and practicum) and the school curriculum and guidance materials best support effective pedagogy?

 

Mini project with Seminar

1

To be able to apply some of the techniques/ principles you have been taught

2

To carry out budget and time planning for the project.

3

To inculcate electronic hardware implementation skills by learning PCB artwork design using an appropriate EDA tool.

4

To follow correct grounding and shielding practices

5

 To follow check  project carefully

SEMESTER 2 – 1

PE – V

AI and Machine Learning

(PE – V)

1

Able to Solve basic AI  and machine based problems

2

To Define the concept of Artificial Intelligence.

3

Apply AI techniques to real time problems

4

Apply the algorithms to a real-world problem.

5

Explain various AI and machine learning algorithms and their applications

OE

Waste To Energy

(OE)

1

Understood and acquired fundamental knowledge on the science and engineering of energy technologies and systems

2

Acquired the expertise and skills required for energy auditing and management, economical calculation of energy cost, development

3

 Implementation, maintenance of energy systems. Become capable of analysis and design of energy conversion systems.

4

Acquired skills in the scientific and technological communications and project preparation, planning and planning and implementation of energy projects

5

To produce energy professionals, who are sensitive to, and well aware of, the energy issues and concerns, and who can apply their specialized knowledge for the

sustainable development

 

Dissertation Work Review – II

1

To get  form and critique knowledge from research studies

2

Identify and investigate a project based on  problem

3

To apply an appropriate research design and associated methods rigorously

4

Conduct the research project in an ethical fashion

5

Draw appropriate conclusions and indicate the significance of the findings for educational practice and research

SEMESTER 2 – 2

 

Dissertation Work Review – III

1

Demonstrate knowledge in the program domain.

2

Present his views cogently and precisely.

3

Exhibit professional etiquette suitable for career progression

4

To compile relevant data, interpret & analyze it and test the hypotheses wherever applicable

5

to create a logically coherent project report and will be able to defend his / her work in front of a panel of examiners