UT Dallas 2013 Graduate Catalog

EEDG7328 - Physical Design of High-Speed VLSI Circuits

EEDG 7328 (CE 7328) Physical Design of High-Speed VLSI Circuits (3 semester hours) Techniques for the physical design of high-speed VLSI circuits. Topics related to interconnection circuit modeling, performance-driven routing, buffer and wire sizing, placement and floor planning, technology mapping and performance evaluation issues encountered in high-speed VLSI circuit designs. Discussion of state-of-the-art practical industrial design examples. A project related to the development of a prototype CAD tool. Prerequisites: CE/EECT 6325 and knowledge of programming in C. (3-0) T