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Basic Vlsi Design By Douglas Pucknell.pdf

Basic VLSI Design by Douglas Pucknell.pdf

Basic VLSI Design is a book written by Douglas A. Pucknell and Kamran Eshraghian, published by Prentice-Hall of India in 2003. The book covers the essential background material in nMOS circuits and the design methodology for VLSI systems, focusing on digital rather than analog circuits and systems. The book also introduces a simple approach in extending the CMOS layout style to cover the more complex BICMOS technology.

The book is intended for novice digital system designers who want to learn about the forefront of VLSI research and practice. The book provides the basis for computer scientists or for a post-experience course for practicing professionals. The book has been widely used as a textbook for undergraduate and graduate courses in electrical engineering and computer science.

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The book has four parts: Part I covers the basic concepts and principles of nMOS technology, Part II covers the design of nMOS and CMOS logic gates and subsystems, Part III covers the design of memory, arithmetic, and control subsystems, and Part IV covers the design of GaAs and BICMOS subsystems. The book also includes appendices on SPICE simulation, ring diagrams, scaling rules, testability, and design rules.

The book has been thoroughly revised and updated in its third edition, which has been broadened to cover BICMOS in addition to nMOS, CMOS and GaAs technologies. The treatment of BICMOS is integrated with CMOS, n-well technology and design rules are presented in a progressive manner, building up from Lambda based nMOS rules through CMOS to "Real World" 2 micron BICMOS and 1.2 micron CMOS Rule Sets. The book also features considerable improvement and expansion to the treatment of scaling adders and multipliers, and additional project work. The book introduces an innovative and successful design methodology based on "Ring Diagrams" for GaAs, and there is expanded and improved coverage of scaling, arithmetic circuits and testability. All chapters now have specified objectives and most include tutorial work.

The book has received positive reviews from readers and critics alike. The book has been praised for its clear and concise presentation, its comprehensive coverage of topics, its practical examples and exercises, its useful appendices, and its relevance to current VLSI design trends. The book has also been appreciated for its pedagogical approach that makes it suitable for both beginners and advanced learners.

The book is available in both print and digital formats. The print version can be purchased from various online platforms such as Amazon. The digital version can be downloaded for free from the Internet Archive. The digital version is in PDF format and has a file size of 23.9 MB.

Basic VLSI Design by Douglas Pucknell.pdf is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to learn about the fundamentals and applications of VLSI design. The book is a classic in the field of VLSI and has been widely used by students, teachers, researchers, and practitioners alike.


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