VLSI Design and Laboratory

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    VLSI Design and Laboratory

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Electrical Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Prerequisites & Class Requirements
    Digital Systems design

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Understanding of Semi-custom design flow of VLSI design

    Course Objectives
    To get familiar with verilog Language and Synthesis Process for VLSI design

    Verilog HDL : "A Guide to Digital Design and Synthesis", Samir Palnitakar 2nd Edition, Plantice Hall


    Hierarchical Modeling Concepts

    Basic Concepts " verilog syntax conventions

    Modules and Prots, Gate-level modeling

    Gate-level Modeling

    Behavioral Modeling

    Behavioral Modeling

    Fixed Points arithmetic & Testbench

    Tasks and Funcitons

    Loop statesments

    Testbench and Fixed point models

    FIR filter design

    IIR filter design

    Folded Architecture

    Project 2 Presentation

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.