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Electronic Hardware Design Courses

Testing Electronic Hardware Design Courses

Electronic Hardware Design Courses begin with an overview of analog and digital devices, microprocessors and microcontrollers, communication interfaces.

The courses are recommended for Electronic Engineers, Hardware Designers of digital ASIC, FPGA and CPLD devices, Test Engineers of integrated-circuit devices (ASIC's), and Project Managers. Students with some knowledge and practice of digital design and design verification using simulators, who need a broad, in-depth knowledge of effective and problematic coding styles for synthesis and test, will benefit from the course.

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Basic Electronics
1. Introduction
2. Analogue
2.1 Semiconductors (diodes, BJT, FET)
2.2 Operational amplifiers
2.3 Filters (pole, orders zeros)
2.4 Mathematical operation using OPAMPs
3. Power Supplies
3.1 Linear
3.2 Switching
4. Digital
4.1 Number systems and arithmeticís, conversion.
4.2 Binary addition, subtraction, multiplication, division.
4.3 Boolean algebra, Karnauugh maps and logical functions minimization.
4.4 Logic gates, NOT, AND, OR, XOR.
4.5 Flip-flops, timing characteristics.
4.6 Registers
4.7 Counters
4.8 Multiplexers
4.9 Decoders
4.10 Logical gates physical implementation in CMOS technology.
4.11 State machine design
4.12 Final State Machine (FSM)
4.13 Control Units using FSM
5.2 RAM (Static, Dynamic)
5.3 Harvard and fon Newman architecture
5.4 Assembler language
5.5 Interfacing peripheral devices
5.6 ADC/DAC, sampling frequency
5.7 Memory mapping, I/O mapping
5.8 Measurement techniques
5.9 Motorola CPU08
5.9.1 Architecture, functional description
5.9.2 Configuration
5.9.3 Registers, stack
5.9.4 Addressing modes
5.9.5 Instruction set
5.10 Complete project development cycle using MC68HC908JL3
5.10.1 Temperature and pressure measurement
5.10.2 Interfacing 7 segment LED display
5.10.3 Keyboard interfacing and debouncing
5.11 Programming Motorola CPU08 using C language
5.11.1 Initialization
5.11.2 Program structure and operators
5.12 Bit manipulation techniques
6. Communication Interfaces
6.1 RS232
6.2 RS485
6.3 Centronics
6.4 High speed interfaces (Ethernet, USB, CAN IEEE-1394)
7.1 Internal structure
7.2 Macrocells, usable gates
7.3 Configuration, daisy chain
7.4 I/O standards
7.5 Schematic design entry
7.6 Synthesis
7.7 Functional simulation
7.8 Design implementation
7.9 Timing simulation
7.10 Programming using JTAG interface
7.11 Boundary scan, security
8.1 VHDL Overview
8.1.1 VHDL Modeling Concepts
8.1.2 Analysis and Execution
8.1.3 Lexical elements: comments, identifiers, numbers, characters, entity, architecture, package, library
8.2 Scalar Types
8.2.1 Data Objects
8.2.2 Constant
8.2.3 Variable
8.2.4 Type declaration
8.3 Enumerated Types
8.4 Type Classification
8.5 Attributes
8.6 Expressions
8.7 Sequential Statements
8.7.1 Signal Assignment within a process
8.7.2 The Process Statement
8.7.3 The Assert statement
8.7.4 Sequential Statements: if, case, null, loop, wait
8.8 Composite Data Types and operations
8.8.1 Arrays
8.8.2 Examples of Array Declarations
8.8.3 Record
8.9 Entity and Architecture
8.9.1 Entity declaration
8.9.2 Architecture declaration
8.9.3 Signal declaration
8.9.4 Components Declaration
8.9.5 Components Instantiations
8.10 Behavioral Descriptions
8.10.1 Signal Assignment
8.10.2 Signal Attributes
8.10.3 Delay Mechanisms
8.10.4 Process Statement
8.10.5 Wait Statements
8.10.6 Concurrent Signal Assignments
8.10.7 Passive Processes
8.10.8 Structural Descriptions
8.10.9 Procedures and Functions
8.10.10 Package and Package Body Declaration
8.10.11 Port Maps
9. Xilinx Foundation ISE Design Flow
9.1 Schematic Entry
9.2 VHDL modules
9.3 Constrain Editor
9.4 Place and route
9.5 Floor Planner
9.6 ModelSim Simulation
10. Testing digital design
10.1 Testing Methodologies
10.2 Creating Testbenches
10.3 Response Evaluation
11. ASIC Design Methodologies
11.1 Typical Design Flow
11.2 Specification and RTL Coding
11.3 Simulation and Constrains
11.4 Placement, Routing and Verification


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Since it first opened its doors to students from all around the world, Canadian Technology College's mission has been to train professionals in today's demanding business environments through the use and integration of the state-of-the-art in computer hardware and software technology combined with the knowledge and expertise of our skilled instructors. We believe primarily the knowledge and the skills of employees determine any company's success.

CTC offers training in a wide variety of highly demanded careers, which are essential in any business environment. Training courses at CTC are designed to give students not only greater breadth of knowledge and depth in a particular field, but also more self-confidence through testing themselves in a variety of new areas. Most likely, students will discover some special strengths and previous hidden talents.