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Hardware Modelling

Module name (EN): Hardware Modelling
Degree programme: Electrical Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2005
Module code: E913
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2V+2P (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 9
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written examination

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
E913 Electrical Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2005, semester 9, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Volker Schmitt
Prof. Dr. Volker Schmitt

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Learning outcomes:
This course provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the hardware description languages VHDL and VHDL-A. Combined with the extensive practical training in the use of typical software tools, students will be able to work independently to develop complex circuits and systems.

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Module content:
- Hardware description languages, VHDL, Verilog, SystemC, VHDL-A, text editors,  
  circuit diagram editors
- Modelling digital systems with VHDL: Scope, basic structures, properties,  
  structure of VHDL models
- Language elements, declarations, object classes, entities, architectures,  
  processes, procedure functions, packages, blocks, concurrent and sequential  
  commands, code execution, time models, libraries
- Structured designs, hierarchy, synthesis
- Modelling analogue systems with VHDL: Scope, basic structures, properties,  
  model structure
- Lab course: Describing, simulating and synthesizing systems and circuits using  

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Teaching methods/Media:
Overhead transparencies, handouts, PC and video projector

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Recommended or required reading:
Leibner, P.: Rechnergestützter Schaltungsentwurf; Krehl, Münster, 1996
HERTWIG, A.; BRÜCK, R.: Entwurf digitaler Systeme; Hanser-Verlag; ISBN 3-446-21406-2
SIEMERS, Chr.: Hardwaremodellierung; Hanser-Verlag; ISBN 3-446-21361-9
Lehmann; Wunder; Selz: Schaltungsdesign mit VHDL; Franzis-Verlag, 1994
BÄSIG, J.: Entwicklung digitaler Systeme mit VHDL; Eigenverlag; ISBN 3-00-005081-7
TEN HAGEN, K.: Abstrakte Modellierung digitaler Schaltungen; Springer Verlag;
REICHARDT, J.; SCHWARZ, B.: VHDL-Synthese; Oldenbourg Verlag; ISBN 3-486-25128-7
BHASKER, J.: Die VHDL-Syntax; Prentice Hall Verlag; ISBN 3-8272-9528-9

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