ESE370 Fall 2011 Working Schedule

Wk Lect. Date Lecture Slides Due Ref.
1 1 9/7 W Intro/Overview [ppt] [pdf] 1 through 1.2; review course web page completely
2 9/9 F Transistor Introduction (basics) and Diagnostic Quiz [ppt] [pdf] review ESE215
2 3 9/12 M Transistor Introduction (first order) [ppt] [pdf] 3.1
4 9/14 W Gates from Transistors [ppt] [pdf] 6.2 through static properites in 6.2.1
5 9/16 F Lab (Detkin): Gate from Discrete Transistors Lab Instructions HW1
3 6 9/19 M Restoration [ppt] [pdf] 1.3.2
7 9/21 W Lab (Ketterer): SPICE starter B
8 9/23 F Delay and RC Response [ppt] [pdf] HW2
ADD DATE
1.3.3
4 9 9/26 M MOS Model [ppt] [pdf] 2.1--2.3, 3.3.1
10 9/28 W MOS Transistor Basics [ppt] [pdf] 3.3.2 (first half)
11 9/30 F MOS Transistor Details [ppt] [pdf] HW3 3.3.2 (remainder)
5 12 10/3 M MOS Variation [ppt] [pdf] 3.3.3, 3.4
13 10/5 W Layout and Area [ppt] [pdf] 2.3, A
14 10/7 F MOS Scaling [ppt] [pdf] HW4 3.5
6 10/10 M Fall Break
10/12 W Midterm 7--9pm, Towne 303 (no lecture) exam (no answers) solutions
15 10/14 F Performance: Inverter [ppt] [pdf] DROP DATE 5.4
7 16 10/17 M Performance: Gates [ppt] [pdf] 6.2.1 Delay and Performance Sections
17 10/19 W Energy Basics [ppt] [pdf] 5.5
18 10/21 F Energy and Power (short circuit, optimizing) [ppt] [pdf] HW5 6.2.1 Power Consumption
8 19 10/24 M Ratioed Gates [ppt] [pdf] 6.2.2
20 10/26 W Lumped RC Interconnect and Driving Capacitive Loads [ppt] [pdf] 5.4.3
21 10/28 F Distributed RC Wire [ppt] [pdf] (4 to 4.3), 4.4, 4.5.1
9 22 10/31 M Pass-Transistor Logic: Part 1 [ppt] [pdf] 6.2.3
23 11/2 W Pass Transistor Logic: Part 2 (cascading without buffers) [ppt] [pdf] 6.2.3
24 11/4 F Synchronous Timing Discipline and Clocking [ppt] [pdf] Proj1 7.1, 7.2
10 25 11/7 M
Static and Dynamic Latches and Registers
[ppt] [pdf] 7.2, 7.3
11/9 W Midterm 7--9pm, Towne 303 (no lecture) exam (no solutions) solutions
26 11/11 F Memory overview, organization, and architecture [ppt] [pdf] 12.1
11 27 11/14 M RAM: Core [ppt] [pdf] 12.2.3
28 11/16 W RAM: periphery [ppt] [pdf] 12.3
29 11/18 F Dynamic Gates [ppt] [pdf] Withdraw DATE 6.3
12 30 11/21 M Lab (Detkin): Inductive Noise and crosstalk Lab Instructions 2.4
31 11/23 W Crosstalk [ppt] [pdf] Proj2 9.2.1
11/25 F Thanksgiving Holiday
13 32 11/28 M Noise: Inductive [ppt] [pdf] 9.4, 4.3.3
33 11/30 W Trans. Line Intro and Analysis [ppt] [pdf] 4.4.5, 4.5.2, 9.4.2
34 12/2 F Lab (Detkin): Transmission Line Measurement Lab Instructions
14 35 12/5 M Trans. Line Modeling Modeling and Termination [ppt] [pdf] HW6
36 12/7 W Transmission Lines Implications [ppt] [pdf] Bakoglu 6.1 (6.11)
37 12/9 F Repeaters in Wiring
Uncorrelated Noise Sources: Ionizing Particles + Thermal
[ppt] [pdf] Proj3 shot noise wikipedia, 12.4.1 (Critical Charge)
9.3.3
15 12/20 T Final Exam (12pm-2pm) Moore 212 final (no answers)
solutions

This working calendar is on the web: http://www.seas.upenn.edu/~ese370/fall2011/syllabus.html. Please, recheck the page on the web as details may be adjusted as the term progresses. Lectures notes, reading, and handouts will be filled as we reach them.


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