VHDL

Learn modeling of digital systems through our effective VHDL training program

VHDL (VHSIC Hardware Description Language) is a versatile and powerful hardware description language which is used for modeling electronic systems at different levels of design abstraction. It can be used to design the lowest level (gate level) to the highest level of a digital system. This language follows a set of rules and allows the designer to use varied design methods to provide different perspectives to the digital system.

Course Code: VHDLDSGN

Course Duration: 1 Month

Course objectives:

Our comprehensive course will give you an overview of the VHDL language and its use in logic designing. It has the following objectives:

  • Introduces VHDL concepts and constructs
  • Use of VHDL design units which include entities, architectures, packages and configurations.
  • Describes VHDL applications to design digital hardware
  • Describe VHDL design description with component declarations and instantiations
  • Describes the concept of abstraction
  • Explains VHDL syntax and coding styles
  • Explains use of types, overloading and conversion functions
  • How to build models using language constructs such as assignment, process statements, if statements, case statements and loops.

Delegates will be able to:

  • Learn the basic components of VHDL model
  • Know about VHDL constructs used in simulation and synthesis environments
  • Know about delta delay concept
  • Understand problematic issues in coding hardware
  • Use of your VHDL simulation and synthesis tools
  • Write VHDL hardware designs using coding practices
  • Write functions and procedures
  • Print messages in testbenches
  • Write transaction based testbenches using subprograms
  • Code for complex FPGA and ASICs
  • Code hierarchical designs using VHDL libraries
  • Write parameterized VHDL code by using generics and data types
  • Gain a strong foundation in VHDL RTL and testbench coding techniques

Course Content

  • VHDL Overview and Concepts
  • Levels of Abstraction
  • Entity, Architecture
  • Data Types and declaration
  • Enumerated Data Types
  • Relational, Logical, Arithmetic Operators
  • Signal and Variables, Constants
  • Process Statement
  • Concurrent Statements
  • When-else, With-select
  • Sequential Statement
  • If-then-else, Case
  • Slicing and Concatenation
  • Loop Statements
  • Delta Delay Concept
  • Arrays, Memory Modeling, FSM
  • Writing Procedures
  • Writing Functions
  • Behavioral / RTL Coding
  • Operator Overloading
  • Structural Coding
  • Component declarations and instantiations
  • Generate Statement
  • Configuration Block
  • Libraries, Standard packages
  • Local and Global Declarations
  • Package, Package body
  • Writing Test Benches
  • Assertion based verification
  • Files read and write operations
  • Code for complex FPGA and ASICs
  • Generics and Generic maps

At our institute, students can attain an in-depth knowledge about VHDL and its uses in designing and verifying of digital hardware.