B.E. Electronics(Instrumentation Control):VLSI CADThapar University
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First Year: Semester I
First year: Semester II
Electrical and Electronic Science
Second year: Semester I
Human Values, Ethics and IPR
Measurement Science and Techniques
Digital Electronic Circuits
Second year: Semester II
Computer System Architecture
Analog Electronic Circuits
Numerical and Statistical Methods
Electrical and Electronic Measurements
Third year: Semester I
Elements and Analysis of Instrumentation System
Signals and Systems
Third year: Semester II
Data Acquisition Systems
Process Dynamics and Control
Total Quality Management
Fourth year: Semester I
Advance Process Control
Instrumentation System Design
Microelectronics and ICs
Fourth year: Semester II
Industrial Training(6 weeks)
Complexity of VLSI chips and trends in IC industry, VLSI design cycle, VLSI Design Flow, Y-Chart: Design abstractions using Behavioral, Structural and Physical domains, role of CAD tools in VLSI Design Automation.
Common algorithmic approaches used in VLSI Design Automation, Greedy methods, Stochastic search, Graph theoritic methods, Dynamic Programming; Optimization Algorithms: Simulated Annealing, Genetic Algorithm and Neural models.
VLSI Physical Design Automation: Algorithms for Partitioning, Floor planning, Placement Routing: Grid Routing, Channel Routing, Global routing, Layout compaction and verification, DRC checks.
Design Verification using Logic Simulation: Compiled code and Event- driven simulation Algorithms, Silicon Compilers
VLSI Design Styles: Standard IC, ASICs
Recent topics in VLSI CAD: Reconfigurable Computing, Embedded System concepts, Hardware Software Co-design, High-Level Synthesis and VHDL modeling.
Laboratory work: Working with layout editor, Implementation of Algorithms used for VLSI Design, logic simulation algorithms, Optimization algorithms- greedy methods, simulated annealing, genetic algorithm and neural models.