ESE370 Fall 2012 Working Schedule

Wk Lect. Date Lecture Slides Due Ref.
1 1 9/5 W Intro/Overview [ppt] [pdf] 1 through 1.2; review course web page completely
2 9/7 F Transistor Introduction (basics) and Diagnostic Quiz [ppt] [pdf] review ESE215
2 3 9/10 M Gates from Transistors [ppt] [pdf] 6.2 through static properites in 6.2.1
4 9/14 W Transistor Introduction (first order) [ppt] [pdf] 3.1
9/13 R HW1
5 9/14 F Lab (Detkin): Gate from Discrete Transistors Lab Instructions HW2 page 1 and 2
lab instructions
3 6 9/17 M Restoration [ppt] [pdf] 1.3.2
7 9/19 W Lab (Ketterer): SPICE starter B
HW2 all
9/20 R HW2
8 9/21 F Delay and RC Response [ppt] [pdf]
ADD DATE
1.3.3
4 9 9/24 M MOS Model [ppt] [pdf] 2.1--2.3, 3.3.1
10 9/26 W MOS Transistor Basics [ppt] [pdf] 3.3.2 (first half)
9/27 R HW3
11 9/28 F MOS Transistor Details [ppt] [pdf] 3.3.2 (remainder)
5 12 10/1 M MOS Variation [ppt] [pdf] 3.3.3, 3.4
13 10/3 W Layout and Area [ppt] [pdf] 2.3, A
10/4 R HW4
14 10/5 F MOS Scaling [ppt] [pdf] 3.5
6 10/8 M Midterm 7--9pm, DRLB A4 (no lecture) exam (no answers) solutions
15 10/10 W Performance: Inverter [ppt] [pdf] 5.4
16 10/12 F Performance: Gates [ppt] [pdf] DROP DATE 6.2.1 Delay and Performance Sections
7 17 10/15 M Energy Basics [ppt] [pdf] 5.5
18 10/17 W Energy and Power (short circuit, optimizing) [ppt] [pdf] 6.2.1 Power Consumption
10/18 R HW5
19 10/19 F Ratioed Gates [ppt] [pdf] 6.2.2
8 10/22 M Fall Break
20 10/24 W Lumped RC Interconnect and Driving Capacitive Loads [ppt] [pdf] 5.4.3
10/25 R Jan Rabaey talk at 11am (co-author of text) Proj1.M
21 10/26 F Distributed RC Wire [ppt] [pdf] (4 to 4.3), 4.4, 4.5.1
9 * 10/29 M Classes cancelled due to Hurricane; we will be reshuffling---work on project!
6.2.3
22 10/31 W Pass-Transistor Logic: Part 1 [ppt] [pdf] 6.2.3
11/1 R Due to Hurricane Sandy, will accept through Saturday, midnight without additional late penalty. Proj1
23 11/2 F Pass Transistor Logic: Part 2 (cascading without buffers)
[ppt] [pdf] 6.2.3
10 24 11/5 M Synchronous Timing Discipline and Clocking [ppt] [pdf] 7.1--7.3
11/7 W Midterm 7--9pm, Moore 216 (no lecture) exam (no solutions) solutions
25 11/9 F Memory overview, organization, and architecture [ppt] [pdf] 12.1
11 26 11/12 M RAM: Core Part 1 [ppt] [pdf] 12.2.3
27 11/14 W RAM: Core Part 2 [ppt] [pdf] 12.2.3
11/15 R HW6
28 11/16 F RAM: periphery [ppt] [pdf] Withdraw DATE 12.3
12 29 11/19 M Lab (Detkin): Inductive Noise and crosstalk Lab Instructions 2.4
11/20 T Proj2.M
30 11/21 W Crosstalk [ppt] [pdf] 9.2.1
11/23 F Thanksgiving Holiday
13 31 11/26 M Noise: Inductive [ppt] [pdf] 9.4, 4.3.3
32 11/28 W Trans. Line Intro and Analysis [ppt] [pdf] 4.4.5, 4.5.2, 9.4.2
11/29 R Proj2
33 11/30 F Lab (Detkin): Transmission Line Measurement Lab Instructions
14 34 12/3 M Trans. Line Modeling and Termination [ppt] [pdf]
35 12/5 W Transmission Lines Implications [ppt] [pdf] Bakoglu 6.1 (6.11)
12/6 R HW7
37 12/7 F Repeaters in Wiring
Uncorrelated Noise Sources: Ionizing Particles + Thermal
[ppt] [pdf] 9.3.3
15 12/14 F Final Exam in Moore 212 [final with error markup] [solutions]

This working calendar is on the web: http://www.seas.upenn.edu/~ese370/fall2012/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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