The Designer's Guide to VHDL: Volume 3

The Designer's Guide to VHDL: Volume 3

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VHDL, the IEEE standard hardware description language for describing digital electronic systems, has recently been revised. The Designer's Guide to VHDL has become a standard in the industry for learning the features of VHDL and using it to verify hardware designs. This third edition is the first comprehensive book on the market to address the new features of VHDL-2008.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 936 pages
  • 198.12 x 236.22 x 53.34mm | 1,723.64g
  • Morgan Kaufmann Publishers In
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0120887851
  • 9780120887859
  • 331,251

Table of contents

1 Fundamental Concepts
2 Scalar Data Types and Operations
3 Sequential Statements
4 Composite Data Types and Operations
5 Basic Modeling Constructs
6 Case Study: A Pipelined Complex Multiplier Accumulator
7 Subprograms
8 Packages and Use Clauses
9 Aliases
10 External Names in Testbenches
11 Properties and Assertion-Based Design
12 Resolved Signals
13 Generics
14 Components and Configurations
15 Generate Statements
16 Access Types and Abstract Data Types
17 Files and Input/Output
18 Case Study: Queuing Networks
19 Attributes and Groups
20 Design for Synthesis
21 Case Study: System Design using the Gumnut Core
22 Miscellaneous Topics
A Standard Packages
B Related Standards
C VHDL Syntax
D Differences Among VHDL Versions
E Answers to Exercises
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About Peter J. Ashenden

Peter J. Ashenden received his B.Sc.(Hons) and Ph.D. from the University of Adelaide, Australia. He was previously a senior lecturer in computer science and is now a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Adelaide. His research interests are computer organization and electronic design automation. Dr. Ashenden is also an independent consultant specializing in electronic design automation (EDA). He is actively involved in IEEE working groups developing VHDL standards, is the author of The Designer's Guide to VHDL and The Student's Guide to VHDL and co-editor of the Morgan Kaufmann series, Systems on Silicon. He is a senior member of the IEEE and a member of the ACM.
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