General Purpose OS


  • What will you learn?

    1. Introduction to Operating Systems: Concept and classification
    2. Computer System structures operation, I/O structure, storage
    structure, storage hierarchy, hardware protection, network
    structure, system components, System services, system calls,
    system programs, system structure, virtual machines, system
    design and implementation
    3. Processes: Concept, scheduling, operations on processes,
    cooperating processes, Interprocess communication Threadsoverview, multithreading models, threading issues, pthreads CPU
    scheduling – Basic concepts, Scheduling criteria, scheduling
    algorithms, multiple processor scheduling, real time scheduling
    Process Synchronization – critical section problem,
    synchronization hardware, semaphores, classic problems of
    synchronization, critical region, monitors, OS synchronization,
    atomic transaction Memory management – introduction,
    swapping, contiguous memory allocation, paging, segmentation,
    segmentation with paging
    4. Virtual memory: concept, demand paging, process creation, page
    replacement, allocation of frames, thrashing File System Interface
    and Implementation – File concept, access methods, directory
    structure, file system mounting, File sharing, Protection, File
    system structure, File system implementation, directory
    implementation, allocation methods, Free Space management,
    efficiency and performance I/O Systems – overview, I/O
    hardware, application I/O Interface, Kernel I/O subsystem,
    Transforming I/O to hardware operations 1


What will you learn?

1. CMOS modeling and process characterization:
Introduction to analog CMOS modelling and process
characterization, RF modelling, equivalent circuit
representation of MOS transistor, high frequency behavior
of MOS transistor and AC small signal modeling,
requirements for MOS modeling for RF application,
modeling of intrinsic components, HF behavior, extrinsic
components, non quasi static behavior, parameter
extraction, RF measurements, NQS model for RF
applications, noise source in MOS, physical mechanism of
flicker and thermal noise models, HF noise parameters,
analytical calculation of the noise parameters, induced gate
noise and simulations, RF model, gate electrode and
intrinsic input resistance model, substrate resistance
model, junction diode models, I‑V and capacitance model
2. Data converters: Introduction to data converters
fundamentals, converting, analog signals to digital signals,
sample and hold characteristics, DAC specifications, ADC
specifications, data converter architectures, DAC
architectures, resistor string DAC, R‑2R ladder networks,
current steering, charge scaling, cyclic DAC and pipeline
DAC, ADC architectures, flash ADC, two step flash ADC,
pipeline ADC, integrated ADC, successive approximation
ADC and over sampling ADC Case study: Step wise design
and analysis of delta sigma modulators and SAR ADC’s
3. CMOS RF IC design principles: Introduction to CMOS RF IC
design principles, standards RF wireless communications
multi standard RF transceivers, RF front end architectures,
frequency down conversion, image rejections, synthesis of
a generic front end architectures, single and two path front
end architectures, selection criteria, broad band poly phase
filters and topology, RC polyphase and IF image reject
filters, I/Q generators design consideration of image
rejections, voltage gain RC filters, noise and voltage gain
analysis in low IF front end voltage gain, noise factor,
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passive RF blocks, linearity analysis, RF building block
specifications, and noise figure IIP3, Case study : RF wireless
transceivers at 2.4 GHz
4. Circuit design for RF Transceivers: Introduction to RF
transceivers, RF specifications, RF device technology,
transmitter architectures like direct conversion
transmitters, two step transmitters, receivers architectures
like heterodyne receivers, homodyne receivers, image
reject receivers, digital IF receivers and sub sampling
receivers, Case studies: Motorola’s FM receivers: Modelling
of building blocks
5. Low noise amplifiers and Mixers: Introduction to LNA and
mixers, general consideration, input matching, biplolar
LNA, CMOS LNA design, measurements, single transistor
LNA, design steps, simulation and measurements, classical
LNA. mixer specification, bipolar mixers, CMOS mixers,
active mixers, passive mixers, 1/F noise in mixer transistor,
IF amplifiers and switched capacitor behavior models, Case
Study : Common source stage with resistive load LNA, Single
and balanced mixers
6. RF power amplifiers and oscillators: Introduction to RF
power amplifiers and oscillators, specification, efficiency,
generic amplifier, heating, linearity and ruggedness, bipolar
PA design, CMOS PA design, classifications of PA, types of
PA’s, linearization principles, predistrotion techniques,
phase correcting feedback, envelope elimination
restoration and Cartesian feedback, ideal and non ideal
oscillators, oscillators condition and amplitude
stabilization, frequency tuning and linearity, phase noise to
carrier ration, power dissipation, spurious emission SNR
degradation of FM signals, harmonics, I/Q Matching, LC and
RC oscillators Case study : Class B power amplifier, An
830MHZ monolithic LC oscillators, an 10GHz I/Q RC
oscillators with active inductors
7. Frequency Synthesizers : Introduction to Frequency
Synthesizers, integer N PLL architectures, tuning system
specifications, system level aspects of PLL building blocks,
VCO, frequency dividers, phase- frequency detector/​charge
pump combination, loop filter, dimensioning the PLL
parameter, spectral purity performance, phase noise
performance, Case study: Linear Model PLL Analog CMOS
filters for very high frequencies : Introduction to analog
CMOS filters for very high frequencies, filter synthesis for
high frequencies, cascaded, signal flow, state space, gyrator
and coupled generated bandpass filters, effect of idealities,
transconductance design, VHF transconductance, detail
analysis and measurements, tuning, VCO tuning loop,
quality factor, supply voltage unit, filter realizations, TV
filters, IF filters, and third order elliptical filters, Case Study
: Monolithic analog continuous time filters
8. Analog baseband architectures for low voltage wireless
application: Introduction to baseband architectures for low
voltage wireless application , low voltage analog based
band techniques, system design of SIP receivers IEEE
802.11A/B/G WLAN, Case study :SIP receivers IEEE
802.11A/B/G WLAN
9. Practical design techniques for sensor signal conditioning:
Introduction to design techniques for sensor signal
conditioners, bridge circuits, strain, force, pressure and
flow measurements, high impedance sensors, position and
motion sensors, temperature sensor, ADC’s for signal
conditioning, smart sensors, and hardware techniques
10. Mixed Signal Testing : Introduction to mixed signal testing,
DSP based and Model based analog and mixed signal test,
delay test, analog test bus standard, oscillation-based builtin self-test (OBIST) techniques
11. Tools Used: MATLAB, HSPICE, Virtuso, SpectreRF, NanoSim,
HSIM, ADS, Qualnet

Batch Size

No Minimum

Course Material


Module Delivery

Fast Track — 4 Hrs / Day
Regular Track — 2 Hrs / Day


80 Hrs



MTPs are open to engineering graduates/​diploma holders, engineering students and working professionals with an appropriate background.

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