This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.
Module version of SS 2017 (current)
There are historic module descriptions of this module. A module description is valid until replaced by a newer one.
Whether the module’s courses are offered during a specific semester is listed in the section Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature below.
|available module versions|
|SS 2017||WS 2013/4|
EI7384 is a semester module in English language at Master’s level which is offered in winter semester.
This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.
- Catalogue of non-physics elective courses
|Total workload||Contact hours||Credits (ECTS)|
|150 h||45 h||5 CP|
Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions
Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature
Courses and Schedule
Responsible/Coordination: Surhonne, A.
Thu, 09:45–10:30, 1260
Wed, 13:15–14:45, 0360
Learning and Teaching Methods
Students will analyze technical publications (as distributed during the course) like data-sheets as representation of building blocks and for usage in own developments of building blocks during the tutorials.
- Lecture notes
- Exercises with solutions as download
- J. Rabaey, "Digital Integrated Circuits", Prentice Hall
- N. Weste, K. Eshraghian, "Principles of CMOS VLSI Design", Addison Wesley
Description of exams and course work
Students demonstrate that they have gained both fundamental and deeper understanding in various aspects of System on Chip Technologies and their analysis, from combinatorial logic to complete Embedded Systems. They have to answer the questions with self-formulated responses, checking boxes of multiple choice questions, sketch circuit or qualitative performance diagrams and do quantitative calculations. The allowed support material is constraint to a single sheet, individually prepared reminder notice.
There is a possibility to take the exam in the following semester.