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ES434 - ASICs, MEMS and Smart Devices

  • Module code: ES434
  • Module name: ASICS, MEMS and Smart Devices
  • Department: School of Engineering
  • Credit: 15

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The course aims to present, mainly though substantial practical experience, the design methodology of Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs) and Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS).

Principal learning outcomes
  • Critique the main principles of ASICs, smart systems and devices
  • Design ASICS and MEMS through practical experience using typical modern Computer Aided Design software for this task
  • Understand emerging techniques in ASICs, MEMS and smart sensor systems.
  • Evaluate the principles and processes involved in the implementation of complex VLSI circuits and MEMS devices