About the Course
This course aims at providing detailed knowledge in VLSI Verification process. This course covers Digital Design, Hardware descriptive languages verification
using system verilog, and UVM Methodology along with Project implementation. Going through the course will help learners to understand the entire Logic and ASIC Verification process and become equipped to take on the challenges posed by the ever demanding chip design.
Topics CoveredModule 1: Digital Design:
Introduction to VLSI Design Flow, Numbers systems, Boolean Algebra, Minimization,
Combinational circuits, Sequential circuits, Finite State Machines & Digital Circuit
Design for Practical Applications.
Module 2: Verilog HDL:
Introduction to Verilog, Language Concepts, Data types, Gate level Modeling, Data
Flow Modeling, Behavioral Modeling, Test benches, Tasks and Functions, System
tasks and Files & Advanced Verilog Constructs.
Module 3: Design Verification:
Introduction to verification, verification cycle, Different types of test benches,
Verification Tools, Stimulus and Response, Introduction to BFMs, Verification
environment and its components, Introduction to Verification Plan & Code coverage.
Project – Industry Standard
Module 4: System Verilog (HVL)
Data types and operators, Procedural Blocks, Inter Process Communication(IPC),
Tasks & Functions, Class and Objects, Constraint Random Verification (CRV),
Interface, Mailbox, Functional coverage & Verification Environment.
Project – Industry Standard.
Module 6: UVM
Introduction to UVM, UVM Factory, UVM Test-bench Phases and components, Agent
and its components, Sequences, Driver, TLM Modeling, Agent Monitor, Checker &
Module 5: Static Timing Analysis
Concept of static timing analysis, Timing constraints, Timing models, Critical Path
Analysis, False Path Analysis & Dynamic timing verification
Module 7: System level verification and re-usability:
Re-usability, Components, System Level Test-bench, Coding for UVM based
Verification, Emulation & Co-Simulation.
Module 8: Formal Verification
Need for Formal Verification, SV assertions, Property, Scripting for Formal Verification
& Verifying a Simple IP.
Module 9: Project - Industry Standard:
Based on the knowledge gained, and with the help of various tools, all the participants
will have to develop a project with complete design and verification flow.
Who should attendBE / B.Tech (ECE / EEE / EIE), ME / M.Tech (ECE/ EEE / EIE) or M.Sc. Electronics
Pre-requisitesShould have knowledge on Digital Electronics basics,
What you need to bringNA
Key TakeawaysThe course will help learners to understand the entire Logic and ASIC Verification process and become equipped to take on the challenges posed by the ever demanding chip design.