ECE Course Outline
Physical Design Automation of VLSI Systems (3-0-3)
- Catalog Description
- Various design automation problems in the physical design process of VLSI circuits including clustering, partitioning, floorplanning, placement, routing, and compaction.
- Sung Kyu Lim, Practical Problems in VLSI Physical Design Automation, Springer, 2008. ISBN 9781402066269 (required)
- Topical Outline
1. Design and Fabrication of VLSI Devices 2. Basic Data Structures and Algorithms 3. Partitioning & Clustering 4. Floorplanning and Pin Assignment 5. Placement 6. Global and Detailed Routing 7. Interconnect Optimization 8. Physical Design Automation of FPGAs