Programmable Electronic Devices
Name of the Curricular Unit: Programmable Electronic Devices
Lecturer: Pedro Faia (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Programmable Logic Devices (PLDs) of low and medium complexity: Examples of CPLDs: Altera and Xilink families; Block diagrams and components; Allocation of sums of products; "In-system" programming.VHDL language for description, design and synthesis of logic devices: Activity design cycle of a FPLD device; Basic structure; Elements related with PLDs; Hierarchical project.Digital devices associated technologies: Basic structure of CMOS digital circuit; Pull-up and pull-down network structures definitions; Operation and propagation speeds; Line impedance; Signal transmission, reflection and line adaptation procedures.
The evaluation of the course is based on a written dissertation on a specific research theme, evaluated after a public presentation and discussion.