Dr. Rhett Davis

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Phone: 919-515-5857
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ECE 720 Electronic System Level and Physical Design

3 Credit Hours

Study of transaction-level modeling of digital systems-on-chip using SystemC. Simulation and analysis of performance in systems with distributed control. Synthesis of digital hardware from high-level descriptions. Physical design methodologies, including placement, routing, clock-tree insertion, timing, and power analysis. Significant project to design a core at system and physical levels. Prerequisites: knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming with C++ and Register-Transfer-Level design with Verilog or VHDL.

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