DIGITAL SYSTEM DESIGN

ELE5DSD

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The unit will focus on advanced design techniques and methodologies in digital system design. Students develop hands-on experience in design, simulation, verification and implementation using industry standard CAD tools. The unit contents include: digital systems design methodology and design flow; programmable logic technology, architecture, design and synthesis issues; Register Transfer Level design, coding and synthesis; behavioural synthesis; sequential system design; analysis and design of asynchronous systems; clocking and timing issues; design validation; design for test; boundary scan and build-in self test.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDarrell Elton

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ELE3DDE and ELE3EMB or equivalent. Practical Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) design experience is an essential prerequisite for this unit.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects ELE4ADD

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAdvanced FPGA Design - Architecture, Implementation ans OptimisationPrescribedKilts, S 2007WILEY
ReadingsDigital System Design with VHDLPrescribedZwolinski, M 20042ND EDN PRENTICE-HALL
ReadingsFPGA - Based Systems DesignPrescribedWolf, W 2004PRENTICE HALL
ReadingsFPGA Prototyping by VHDL ExamplesPrescribedChu, PP 2008WILEY
ReadingsModern VLSI Design - System-on-Chip Design (3rd Ed.)PrescribedWolf, W.PRENTICE-HALL (2002)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDarrell Elton

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
assignment (approx 750 words)20
one 2-hour examination40
team project (approx 1,500 words/student equivalent)In order to pass this subject students must obtain an overall pass grade.40