EEEN40570 Analogue Integrated Circuits

Academic Year 2021/2022

Analysis and simulation of elementary transistor stages, current mirrors, operational amplifiers, supply- and temperature-independent bias, and reference circuits. Overview of integrated circuit technologies, circuit components, component variations and practical design paradigms. Differential circuits, frequency response, and feedback will also be covered. Performance evaluation using computer-aided design tools.
WARNING: This is a Masters' level module and a lot of independent work will be expected!

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

Gain skills to design core analog circuits in CMOS integrated circuits.
Gain analogue design experience in Cadence CAD tools.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student Learning




Computer Aided Lab




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Traditional approach. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Requirements:

Basic signals & systems, circuit theory and analog electronic circuits.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Examination: Final exam 2 hour End of Trimester Exam No Standard conversion grade scale 40% No


Project: Final circuit design project Week 12 n/a Standard conversion grade scale 40% No


Assignment: Homework assignments, lab reports Throughout the Trimester n/a Standard conversion grade scale 40% No


Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring Yes - 2 Hour
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment

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Name Role
Yizhe Hu Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Teerachot Siriburanon Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks Tues 14:00 - 14:50
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks Wed 13:00 - 13:50
Practical Offering 1 Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks Thurs 13:00 - 14:50
Practical Offering 2 Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks Fri 15:00 - 16:50