M.Tech. VLSI Design & CAD:VLSI ArchitecturesThapar University
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First Semester I
Physics of Semiconductor Devices
IC Fabrication Technology
Digital VLSI Design
CAD Systems Environment
Analog IC Design
Hardware Description Languages
Complex Instruction Set Computers (CISC): Instruction Set, Characteristics and Functions, Addressing Modes, Instruction Formats, Architectural Overview, Processor Organization, Register Organization, Instruction Cycle, Instruction Pipelining, Pentium Processor, PowerPC Processor.
Reduced Instruction Set Computers (RISC): Instruction execution Characteristics, Register Organization, Reduced Instruction Set, Addressing Modes, Instruction Formats, Architectural Overview, RISC Pipelining, Motorola 88510, MIPS R4650, RISC Vs. CISC.
DSP Processors: Instruction Set, Addressing Modes, Instruction Formats, Architectural Overview.
Pipeline Processing: Basic Concepts, Classification of Pipeline Processors, Instruction and Arithmetic Pipelining: Design of Pipelined Instruction Units, Pipelining Hazards and Scheduling, Principles of Designing Pipelined Processors.
Superscaler Processors: Overview, Design Issues, PowerPC, Pentium.