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VL7202 – Low Power VLSI Design

Presentation by:
C. Thiruvenkatesan
Associate Professor / ECE

introduction to the
subject and syllabus

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 To understand the various power reduction techniques and the power estimation methods.COURSE OBJECTIVES  To know the sources of power consumption in CMOS circuits. .  To study the design concepts of low power circuits.  To study the power optimization of low power circuits.

 CO5: Comprehend various steps involved in synthesis of low power design and understand the methods of software design towards low power. simulation power analysis and probability based power analysis.  CO3: Learn the different design techniques of CMOS circuits like arithmetic technique. Understand the design of CMOS circuits with low power clock and interconnect layout.  CO4: Understand the different methods of power estimation like logic power estimation.  CO2: Learn the different power optimization techniques at logic level and circuit level and analyse in adders and multipliers. . advanced and special techniques.COURSE OUTCOMES  CO1: Understand the fundamental concepts behind the power dissipation in CMOS devices and basic principles of low power design.

PROGRAMME OUTCOMES a. Scholarship of Knowledge: Acquire in-depth knowledge in Electronics & VLSI system design with an ability to understand. Research Skill: Extract information through literature survey. analyze and develop optimal solutions to solve Electronics and VLSI system design problems. Critical Thinking: Analyze engineering problems in Electronics and VLSI system design and evaluate independently to make intellectual and/or creative choices for conducting research. e. b. for Electronics and VLSI system design. c. analyze and integrate the same for enhancement of knowledge. apply. and modern engineering tools. apply appropriate methodologies. d. Problem Solving: Identify. Usage of modern tools: Use appropriate techniques. conduct experiments. analyze and interpret data individually or in group(s) for enhancement of knowledge in Electronics and VLSI system design. and understand its impact on the society. .

Project Management and Finance: Apply the engineering and management principles for efficient project management.PROGRAMME OUTCOMES – Contd. as an individual or as a member of a team. h. f. . k. g. j. Collaborative and Multidisciplinary work: Demonstrate an ability to visualize and contribute to collaborative-multidisciplinary research. i. Independent and Reflective Learning: Observe and examine the outcomes of one’s actions and take independent corrective measures. Ethical Practices and Social Responsibility: Acquire knowledge of professional and ethical responsibilities. Communication: Comprehend and communicate confidently and effectively in both verbal and written form. Life-long Learning: Recognize the need and acquire confidence for independent and life-long learning.

Course Outcome-Programme Outcome Mapping PROGRAMME OUTCOMES a b c d e f g h i j k CO1 3 3 3 3 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 COURSE OUTCOMES CO2 3 3 3 3 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 CO3 3 3 3 3 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 CO4 3 3 3 3 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 CO5 3 3 3 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 .

VL7202 . Course Outcome: CO3 . Course Outcome: CO1 UNIT II POWER OPTIMIZATION 9 Logic level power optimization – Circuit level low power design – circuit techniques for reducing power consumption in adders and multipliers. Inter connect and layout design – Advanced techniques – Special techniques.Syllabus UNIT I POWER DISSIPATION IN CMOS 9 Hierarchy of limits of power – Sources of power consumption – Physics of power dissipation in CMOS FET devices – Basic principle of low power design. Course Outcome: CO2 UNIT III DESIGN OF LOW POWER CIRCUITS 9 Computer arithmetic techniques for low power system – reducing power consumption in memories – low power clock.

Course Outcome: CO5 .Syllabus UNIT IV: POWER ESTIMATION 9 Power Estimation technique – logic power estimation – Simulation power analysis – Probabilistic power analysis. Course Outcome: CO4 UNIT V: SYNTHESIS AND SOFTWARE DESIGN 9 Synthesis for low power – Behavioural level transform – software design for low power. VL7202 .

B. Low-Voltage CMOS VLSI Circuits / J.H Lou / Wiley 1999. 2002. REFERENCES Low-Power CMOS VLSI Circuit Design / Kaushik Roy and S. Prasad /Wiley / 2000 Designing CMOS Circuits for Low Power / Dimitrios Soudris. Kulo and J.C. . Christians Pignet. Costas Goutis / Kluwer (Springer).

Chandrasekaran and R. Broadersen / Kluwer / 1995 Practical Low Power Digital VLSI Design / Gary Yeap / Kluwer (Springer) 1998 Low-Power Digital VLSI Design / Abdelatif Belaouar.W. REFERENCES Low Power Digital CMOS Design / A. Mohamed I Elmasry / Kluwer / Springer.P. 1995 .

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