Sistemi digitali integrati - (5 cfu)

Prof. Paolo Ciampolini Tel. 0521-905828 - Fax. 0521-905822
  E-mail. paolo.ciampolini@unipr.it
  Home page. http://ee.unipr.it/~ciampol/


Finalità

The module deals with structures of complex digital systems, with particular emphasys on monolithic integrated circuits.

Programma

Classification of digital system: partitition into subsystem classes.
Design criteria: hierarchy and modularity.
Scaling theory of VLSI CMOS circuits.
Interconnects: placement and routing problems.
Memory subsystems: ROM, PROM, EPROM, E2PROM, sRAM and dRAM.

Arithmetic processing subsystems: adders, carry propagation management.
Integer multipliers: serial and parallel approaches; Booth encoding. Integer dividers.
Floating point arithmetic (IEEE-754 standard ): floating point units organization.
I/O subsystems.
Control unit: organization and design.

Timing issues: clock skew, clock distribution and synchronization. Self-timed circuits.

Attività d'esercitazione

Analysis and design of digital systems.

Modalità d'esame

Oral exam.

Testi consigliati

J.M. Rabaey: "Digital Integrated Circuits, A design Perspective", Prentice Hall


Ultimo aggiornamento: 27-07-2006


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