ASIC and FPGA Verification: A Guide to Component Modeling by Richard Munden

By Richard Munden

Richard Munden demonstrates the best way to create and use simulation types for verifying ASIC and FPGA designs and board-level designs that use off-the-shelf electronic elements. in keeping with the VHDL/VITAL regular, those types contain timing constraints and propagation delays which are required for actual verification of today's electronic designs.

ASIC and FPGA Verification: A advisor to part Modeling expertly illustrates how ASICs and FPGAs will be established within the higher context of a board or a approach. it's a priceless source for any clothier who simulates multi-chip electronic designs.

*Provides quite a few types and a in actual fact outlined method for appearing board-level simulation.
*Covers the main points of modeling for verification of either good judgment and timing.
*First booklet to assemble and educate recommendations for utilizing VHDL to version "off-the-shelf" or "IP" electronic elements to be used in FPGA and board-level layout verification.

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The test signal may be either a scalar or a vector. It can take up to 22 arguments. VitalRecoveryRemovalCheck detects the presence of a recovery or removal violation. It has 21 parameters. Recovery and removal usually refer to asynchronous signals such as the preset and clear functions on a 7474 flip-flop. ) of a signal. The types of signals most commonly tested are clocks, resets, and write enables. This procedure can accept up to 13 parameters. VitalInPhaseSkewCheck input signals. detects an in-phase skew violation between two VitalOutPhaseSkewCheck detects an out-of-phase skew violation between two signals.

The records elements are: InputChangeTime: The time of the last change on an input that may have triggered the process we are in. PathDelay: The set of delays to apply to the output, for this path. PathCondition: The condition that must be met for this path to be considered valid. It may be a boolean expression and must evaluate to true for this path to be selected. Together, all the paths become an array of records. The number at the beginning of each path is its index number. When the procedure is entered, all the paths are searched and the most valid is selected.

This can be done through the Free Model Foundry. 6 Summary The verification of an FPGA is not complete until it has been simulated as a component at the board level. Doing this requires having models of the off-the-shelf components to which it is connected. These component models are quite different from the RTL models you write for synthesis. Some of them are available from vendor Web sites (if not, always ask for them) or from the Free Model Foundry, and others you will need to write yourself.

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