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Code EE 303
Term 201901
Title Analog Integrated Circuits
Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Subject Electronics Engineering(EE)
SU Credit 3
ECTS Credit 6.00 / 6.00 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
Instructor(s) Yasar Gurbuz,
Detailed Syllabus
Language of Instruction English
Level of Course Undergraduate
Type of Course Click here to view.
(only for SU students)
EL202 EE202
Mode of Delivery Formal lecture,Recitation,Laboratory
Planned Learning Activities Interactive,Communicative,Project based learning,Simulation

DC, Small-signal and high-frequency design and analysis of CMOS amplifier topologies, including cascode and differential amplifiers; bias circuits; output circuits; active loads; stability and feedback; Noise; multi-stage amplifiers; application examples of CMOS analog integrated circuits: comparators, active filters, signal wave-form generators, etc.; design and verify CMOS analog circuits by using computer aided tools / Cadence.


1) To understand the concept of analog integrated circuits
2) To analyze basic CMOS basic analog circuit building blocks (through lectures, homework and recitations)
3) To design these analog circuit building blocks (through lectures, homework and recitations.).
4) To design, simulate and optimize analog circuits with the aid of Cadence tools (through recit).
5) To practice layout techniques and more complex analog circuits in Cadence design environment (through recit).
6) To understand applications of analog integrated circuits.

Learning Outcome

To understand the concept of integrated circuits, in general
To understand the concept of analog integrated circuits and differences and challenges with respect to other applications of electronic circuits
To analyze basic CMOS basic analog circuit building components (integrated components): transistors, active and passive components
To design these analog circuit building blocks: current sources/mirrors, constant voltage and current sources.
Analog Integrated Circuit Applications (Amplifiers): Single and multi-stage amplifiers, differential, cascode amplifiers, inverters and comparators
Design Methodology and Analysis of Integrated CMOS Amplifiers: Noise, frequency response, feedback, stability, compensation, PSRR, CMRR, Power Consumption, Gain.
To design, simulate and optimize analog circuits with the aid of Cadence tools
To practice layout techniques and more complex analog circuits in Cadence design environment

Programme Outcomes
Common Outcomes For All Programs
1 Understand the world, their country, their society, as well as themselves and have awareness of ethical problems, social rights, values and responsibility to the self and to others. 4
2 Understand different disciplines from natural and social sciences to mathematics and art, and develop interdisciplinary approaches in thinking and practice. 4
3 Think critically, follow innovations and developments in science and technology, demonstrate personal and organizational entrepreneurship and engage in life-long learning in various subjects. 4
4 Communicate effectively in Turkish and English by oral, written, graphical and technological means. 3
5 Take individual and team responsibility, function effectively and respectively as an individual and a member or a leader of a team; and have the skills to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams. 3
Common Outcomes ForFaculty of Eng. & Natural Sci.
1 Possess sufficient knowledge of mathematics, science and program-specific engineering topics; use theoretical and applied knowledge of these areas in complex engineering problems. 5
2 Identify, define, formulate and solve complex engineering problems; choose and apply suitable analysis and modeling methods for this purpose. 5
3 Develop, choose and use modern techniques and tools that are needed for analysis and solution of complex problems faced in engineering applications; possess knowledge of standards used in engineering applications; use information technologies effectively. 5
4 Ability to design a complex system, process, instrument or a product under realistic constraints and conditions, with the goal of fulfilling specified needs; apply modern design techniques for this purpose. 5
5 Design and conduct experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret the results to investigate complex engineering problems or program-specific research areas. 5
6 Knowledge of business practices such as project management, risk management and change management; awareness on innovation; knowledge of sustainable development. 2
7 Knowledge of impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, health and societal context; knowledge of contemporary issues; awareness on legal outcomes of engineering solutions; understanding of professional and ethical responsibility. 2
Electronics Engineering Program Outcomes Core Electives
1 Use mathematics (including derivative and integral calculations, probability and statistics), basic sciences, computer and programming, and electronics engineering knowledge to design and analyze complex electronic circuits, instruments, software and electronics systems with hardware/software. 5
2 Analyze and design communication networks and systems, signal processing algorithms or software using advanced knowledge on differential equations, linear algebra, complex variables and discrete mathematics. 2
Molecular Biology, Genetics and Bioengineering Program Outcomes Area Electives
1 Comprehend key concepts in biology and physiology, with emphasis on molecular genetics, biochemistry and molecular and cell biology as well as advanced mathematics and statistics. 1
2 Develop conceptual background for interfacing of biology with engineering for a professional awareness of contemporary biological research questions and the experimental and theoretical methods used to address them. 1
Materials Science and Nano Engineering Program Outcomes Area Electives
1 Applying fundamental and advanced knowledge of natural sciences as well as engineering principles to develop and design new materials and establish the relation between internal structure and physical properties using experimental, computational and theoretical tools. 1
2 Merging the existing knowledge on physical properties, design limits and fabrication methods in materials selection for a particular application or to resolve material performance related problems. 1
3 Predicting and understanding the behavior of a material under use in a specific environment knowing the internal structure or vice versa. 1
Mechatronics Engineering Program Outcomes Area Electives
1 Familiarity with concepts in statistics and optimization, knowledge in basic differential and integral calculus, linear algebra, differential equations, complex variables, multi-variable calculus, as well as physics and computer science, and ability to use this knowledge in modeling, design and analysis of complex dynamical systems containing hardware and software components. 3
2 Ability to work in design, implementation and integration of engineering applications, such as electronic, mechanical, electromechanical, control and computer systems that contain software and hardware components, including sensors, actuators and controllers. 3
Assessment Methods and Criteria
  Percentage (%)
Final 25
Midterm 45
Assignment 25
Homework 5
Recommended or Required Reading

B. Razavi, ?Design of Analog CMOS Integrated Circuits?, McGraw Hill, 2001, ISBN 0-07-238032-2


Analog Integrated Circuit Design (Wiley) Tony Chan Carusone, David A. Johns, Kenneth W. Martin, Publication Date: December 13, 2011 | ISBN-10: 0470770104 | ISBN-13: 978-0470770108 | Edition: 2

P. Gray, P. Hurst, S. Lewis,and R.G. Meyer, ?Analysis and Design of Analog Integrated Circuits?, 5th Edition, John Wiley and Sons, 2010, ISBN 978-0-470-39877-7.

P. Allen and D. Holberg, ?CMOS Analog Circuit Design?, 2nd Edition, 2002, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-511644-5.

A. Hastings, The Art of Analog Layout, Prentice Hall, 2001.