Digital System Design

Course Number 705044 and 705045 | Sommersemester 2021

Content

The lecture covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to Digital System Design
  • Hardware Design Flow
  • Introduction to Hardware Description Languages
  • Design Methodology & Architectural Design
  • Testing, Verification, Validation
  • Formal Verification of Hardware
  • Clocking and Clock Distribution
  • CMOS Gates & Design for Low-Power
  • Clocking & Clock Distribution
  • Backend Design

Material

IMPORTANT-INFORMATION

  • Previous course information: SS2020

Administrative Information

Previous Knowledge

No formal requirements, but basic knowledge of hardware design (e.g., Computer Organization and Networks) is recommended.

Prerequisites Curriculum

See position in the curriculum.

Objective

Students learn to develop complex hardware designs from the specification up to the final masks ready for production.
During the practicals, students build their own hardware design using leading industry-grade software.

Language

English

Teaching Method

Lectures with presentations.
In the practicals, groups of two design their own chip.

How to get a grade

Written examination at the end of the semester for the lecture.
For the practicals, the group project is assessed.

Registration

Lecture and practicals.

Lecture Dates

Date Begin End Location Event Type Comment
2021/03/02 09:15 10:45 Seminarraum Abhaltung VO fix/
2021/03/09 08:45 10:45 Seminarraum Abhaltung KU fix/
2021/03/09 09:15 10:45 Seminarraum Abhaltung VO fix/
2021/03/16 09:15 10:45 Seminarraum Abhaltung VO fix/
2021/03/23 09:15 10:45 Seminarraum Abhaltung VO fix/
2021/04/13 09:15 10:45 Seminarraum Abhaltung VO fix/
2021/04/20 09:15 10:45 Seminarraum Abhaltung VO fix/
2021/04/27 09:15 10:45 Seminarraum Abhaltung VO fix/
2021/04/27 09:15 10:45 Seminarraum Abhaltung VO fix/
2021/05/04 09:15 10:45 Seminarraum Abhaltung VO fix/
2021/05/11 09:15 10:45 Seminarraum Abhaltung VO fix/
2021/05/18 09:15 10:45 Seminarraum Abhaltung VO fix/
2021/06/01 09:15 10:45 Seminarraum Abhaltung VO fix/
2021/06/08 09:15 10:45 Seminarraum Abhaltung VO fix/
2021/06/15 08:30 10:45 Seminarraum Abhaltung KU fix/
2021/06/15 08:30 10:45 Seminarraum Abhaltung KU fix/
2021/06/15 09:15 10:45 Seminarraum Abhaltung VO fix/

Lecturers

Pascal Nasahl
Pascal
Nasahl

PhD Student

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Robert Schilling
Robert
Schilling

PhD Candidate

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