Programmable devices A       ( 4 CFU )

Prof. Guido Matrella      Tel. 0521 905025 - E-mail:

The course provides fundamentals of digital system computer-aided design and fast prototyping. It will include pratical design experinces using suitable CAD tools.

Architecture and design of a embedded digital system.
A survey of the main devices used in the digital systems.
Programmable logic FPGA: technology and features.
The hardware description languages: the VHDL.
The CAD design flow: synthesis and verification methodology.
FPGA oriented methods of VHDL design.

Modalità d'esame
The examination is devided in an oral and a short written session.

Testi consigliati
The VHDL Cookbook - on the "Download" section of the site: