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Digital Design with RTL Design, VHDL, and Verilog, 2nd Edition

Frank Vahid

ISBN: 978-0-470-53108-2 March 2010 594 Pages


"Thank you very much for this wonderful textbook. It is the best textbook I have ever seen. The students like it so much." --Mahamed G. H. Omran, PhD, Assistant Professor, Gulf University for Science & Technology, Kuwait

Unique with its RTL-early organization, Vahid's text supports instructors wishing to develop strong design skills in their students. The emergence of parallel processing, multicore processors and FPGAs are blurring the lines between hardware and software and fundamentally altering the way digital design and design logic should be taught. Vahid's RTL-early approach better assists students in grasping the essential design fundamentals before digging into specific details of design optimization.

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Chapter 1 - Introduction.
Chapter 2 - Combinational Logic Design.
Chapter 3 - Sequential Logic Design-Controllers.
Chapter 4 - Datapath Components.
Chapter 5 - Register-Transfer Level (RTL) Design.
Chapter 6 - Optimizations and Tradeoffs.
Chapter 7 - Physical Implementation.
Chapter 8 - Programmable Processors.
Chapter 9 - Hardware Description Languages.
Appendix A: Boolean Algebras.
Appendix B: Additional Topics in Binary Number Systems.
Appendix C: Extended RTL Design Example
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RTL-early approach.