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Digital Design A Systems Approach

ISBN-10: 0521199506

ISBN-13: 9780521199506

Edition: 2012

Authors: William J. Dally, R. Curtis Harting

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This introductory textbook provides students with a system-level perspective and the tools they need to understand, analyze and design digital systems. Going beyond the design of simple combinational and sequential modules, it shows how such modules are used to build complete systems, reflecting real-world digital design. All the essential topics are covered, including design and analysis of combinational and sequential modules, as well as system timing and synchronization. It also teaches how to write Verilog HDL in a productive and maintainable style that enables CAD tools to do much of the tedious work. A complete introduction to digital design is given through clear explanations, extensive examples and online Verilog files. The teaching package is completed with lecture slides, labs and a solutions manual for instructors. Assuming no previous digital knowledge, this textbook is ideal for undergraduate digital design courses that will prepare students for modern digital practice.
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Book details

List price: $52.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations
Publication date: 9/17/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 636
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.608
Language: English

R. Curtis Harting is a PhD candidate at Stanford University. He graduated with honors in 2007 from Duke University with a BSE, majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science. He received his MS in 2009 from Stanford University. His primary research interest is in computer architecture, focusing on parallel, high-performance and energy-efficient design.

The digital abstraction
The practice of digital system design
Boolean algebra
CMOS logic circuits
Delay and power of CMOS circuits
Combinational logic design
Verilog descriptions of combinational logic
Combinational building blocks
Combinational examples
Arithmetic circuits
Fixed- and floating-point numbers
Fast arithmetic circuits
Arithmetic examples
Sequential logic
Timing constraints
Data path sequential logic
Factoring finite state machines
Microcode
Sequential examples
System-level design
Interface and system-level timing
Pipelines
Interconnect
Memory systems
Asynchronous sequential circuits
Flip flops
Metastability and synchronization failure
Synchronizer design
Appendix: Verilog coding style