The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
With respect to the AA referring system defined for the Master in Electrical Engineering, the course contributes to the development, mastery and assessment of the following skills :
- Microcontroller-based embedded systems
- High-level design and verification of digital SoCs
- Robust HDL coding in Verilog
- Logic synthesis of digital circuits
- Clocking and timing closure
- Digital standard cell libraries and hard macros
- Place and route of digital circuits
- CMOS technology scaling
- DSP architecture, arithmetic circuits and hardware accelerators
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.The course is organized as follows.
- Lectures introducing the various digital IC concepts, illustrated by recent digital IC examples from both the industrial and research worlds.
- Seminars given by experts from the industrial world regarding the design of digital ICs.
- A central project on the full design of an industry-relevant digital SoC with weekly milestones linked to the steps of the design flow. This self-learning project is based on industrial CAD tools.
- The interaction between the students, the teachers and assistants will be encouraged by the use of a discussion forum on Moodle platform and interactive project debriefing sessions during the lectures.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.The evaluation is based on
- short weekly assignments during the semester to do individually or in group,
- a written exam.
- Transparents des cours, chapitres de certains livres de référence disponibles en ligne.