EDA

Electronic Design Automation Software Tools for VLSI/ASIC Design
Course Goals:
To introduce the latest VLSI Design Technologies and software used in the Electronics/Semiconductor industry. The software and hardware packages which will be introduced in this course are:
  • Xilinix ISE 14.1 for FPGA digital design, DSP design and implementation, Electrical and Instrumentation applications using Spartan/Virtex.
  • Embedded system application using Xilinx EDK, VIVADO and Spartan/Virtex, Z-board
  • Active HDL for VHDL/Verilog digital design and simulation.
  • Tanner tool for IC design.
  • Spice for Circuit Simulation.
  • Introduction to Cadence tool for IC Design.
  • Process Tool for silicon using Silvaco.
Course Contents:
  • Overview of VLSI/ASIC design and methodology.
  • Course on VHDL/Verilog, Spice.
  • Architectural overview of FPGA and CPLDs.
  • MOS and CMOS device physics.
  • IC design and fabrication process (Full Custom and Semi-Custom)
  • Cell Library Design.
  • Analog/Mixed signal design methodology.
  • Testing/Mixed signal design methodology.
  • Testing and Verification issues of VLSI Design.
Prerequisites:
Students are expected to know the fundamentals of analog and digital circuits. Students should have completed at least 4th Semester of BPUT.
Course Fees:
For Students: Rs. 8,000/-
For Industry sponsored candidates: Rs. 10,000/-