The course will introduce the participants to the Verilog hardware description language. It will help them to learn various digital circuit modeling issues using Verilog, writing test benches, and some case studies.INTENDED AUDIENCE: Computer Science and Engineering Electronics and Communication Engineering Electrical EngineeringPRE-REQUISITES: Basic concepts in digital circuit design. Familiarity with a programming language like C or C++.INDUSTRY SUPPORT: Intel, Cadence, Mentor Graphics, Synopsys, Xilinx.
Week 1: Introduction to digital circuit design flow (3 hours)Week 2: Verilog variables, operators and language constructs (2 hours)Week 3: Modeling combinational circuits using Verilog (2 hours)Week 4: Modeling sequential circuits using Verilog (3 hours)Week 5: Verilog test benches and design simulation (2 hours)Week 6: Behavioral versus structural design modeling (2 hours)Week 7: Miscellaneous modeling issues: pipelining, memory, etc. (2 hours)Week 8: Processor design using Verilog (4 hours)