Integrated circuits -- Large scale integration, Logic design -- Data processing
Very Large Integration (VLSI) deals with systems complexity rather than transistor size or circuit performance. VLSI design methodology is supported by Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Design Automation (DA) tools, which help VLSI designers to implement more complex and guaranteed designs. The increasing growth in VLSI complexity dictates a hierarchical design approach and the need for hardware DA tools. This paper discusses the generalized Design Procedure for CAD circuit design; the commercial CADs offered by CALMA and the Caesar System, supported by the Berkeley design tools. A complete design of a Content Addressable Memory (CAM) cell, using the Caesar system, supported by Berkeley CAD tools, is illustrated.
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Master of Science (M.S.)
College of Engineering
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Oberai, Ankush D., "Design Methodology of Very Large Scale Integration" (1983). Retrospective Theses and Dissertations. 705.