ECE 483: Analog IC Design (Spring-2023)

 

Lectures

Times Days Location Instructor
10:00 AM - 11:20 AM MW ECEB 3015 Prof. Pavan Hanumolu

Instructor information

Instructor Prof. Pavan Hanumolu
E-mail hanumolu[at]illinois.edu
Office Hrs M/W 11:30 AM - Noon
Office Hrs Location Zoom link or by appointment

Teaching Assistants

TA Andy Ng Mahmoud Khalil
E-mail  andrewn7[at]illinois.edu mkhalil4[at]illinois.edu
Office Hrs M, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM T, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Office Hrs Location ECEB 4036 ECEB 4034

Campuswire

This class uses Campuswire for all communications between instructors, TAs and students. The course code is 1898.

Grading:

Homework  12%
Mini Projects 13%
Midterm I  25%
Midterm II  25%
Project  25%

Homework Grading

  • Homeworks and exams will be graded on Gradescope. We will add you to Gradescope.

  • You will be submitting homework using gradescope as a PDF file. Please refer to the following link and video.

  • Write neatly! Please box the equations you will be solving and the final answer. If we cannot read it we cannot grade it!.

  • Homework is due at 5PM on Wednesdays in Gradescope.

  • Regrade requests must be submitted on Gradescope within one week of grades being posted. All regrade requests must have a brief justification. Please talk to course staff before you submit a regrade request.

Late Homework Policy

Late homework will be accepted, but comes with a penalty detailed in the table below.

Number of days late Penalty
1 -10%
2 -30%
> 2 -100%

Letter Grades:

Letter grades shall be assigned as shown in the table below. These thresholds maybe lowered (e.g. curved), depending on exam averages or other extenuating circumstances; these thresholds will not be raised. Meaning, for instance, if your class average is 89.9%, you are guaranteed at least an A-.

100% ≥ A+ ≥ 97% 97% > A ≥ 90% 90% > A- ≥ 87%
87% > B+ ≥ 83% 83% > B ≥ 80% 80% > B- ≥ 77%
77% > C+ ≥ 73% 73% > C ≥ 70% 70% > C- ≥ 67%
67% > D+ ≥ 63% 63% > D ≥ 60% 60% > D- ≥ 57%

Prerequisites:

ECE 342 (or equivalent)

Text Books:

  • Class Notes

  • Gray, Hurst, Lewis, Meyer, Analysis and Design of Analog Integrated Circuits, Wiley, 5th Edition