UT Dallas 2014 Graduate Catalog

CE7328 - Physical Design of High-Speed VLSI Circuits

CE 7328 (EEDG 7328) Physical Design of High-Speed VLSI Circuits (3 semester credit 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 or EECT 6325) and knowledge of programming in C. (3-0) T