The course will introduce the participants to the basic design flow in VLSI physical design automation, the basic data structures and algorithms used for implementing the same. The course will also provide examples and assignments to help the participants to understand the concepts involved, and appreciate the main challenges therein.
Computer Science and Engineering / Electronics and Communication Engineering / Electrical Engineering
Basic concepts in digital circuit design
Industries that will recognize this course
Intel, Cadence, Mentor Graphics, Synopsys, Xilinx
Week-1 Module 1: Introduction to physical design automation
Week-2 Module 2: Floorplanning and Placement
Week-3 Module 3: Routing
Week-4 Module 4: Static Timing Analysis: Part 1
Week-5 Module-5: Static Timing Analysis: Part 2
Week-6 Module 6: Signal Integrity and Crosstalk Issues
Week-7 Module 7: Clocking Issues
Week-8 Module 8: Clock Tree Synthesis
Week-9 Module 9: Low Power Design Issues
Week-10: Module 10: Low Power Design Techniques and Planning
Week-11: Module 11: Noise Analysis and Layout Compaction
Week-12: Module 12: Physical Verification and Sign-off
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