ECE Course Outline

ECE6140

Digital Systems Test (3-0-3)

Prerequisites
ECE 3060
Corequisites
None
Catalog Description
Introduction to the basic concepts in digital systems testing. Advanced topics in fault modeling and simulation, test pattern generation, and design for testability.
Textbook(s)
Abramovici, Breuer & Friedman, Digital Systems Testing and Testable Design, IEEE Press, 1995. ISBN 9780780310629 (required)

Topical Outline
- Introduction, Issues and Basic Concepts  
- Fault Modeling  
- Fault Simulation  
- Testing Concepts  
- Automatic Test Pattern Generation  
- Test Compaction  
- Functional Testing  
- Design for Testability/Boundary Scan  
- Test Response Compression  
- Built-in Self-test  
- Memory and PLA testing  
- Fault Diagnosis  
- New directions