Introduction to Digital Systems: Modeling, Synthesis, and Simulation Using VHDL / Edition 1

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Digital systems design requires a rigorous modeling and simulation analysis that eliminates design risks and potential harm to users. Introduction to Digital Systems Modeling and Simulation allows readers to model and simulate digital principles using Very High Speed Integrated Circuit Hardware Description Language (VHDL) programming. Extensively classroom and laboratory tested, the text provides scholars, practitioners, and students with learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter as well as the practical application of modeling and synthesis to digital system design to establish a basis for effective design.

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“Extensively classroom- and laboratory-tested, the text provides scholars, practitioners and students with learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter as well as with practical applications of modeling and synthesis to the design of digital system to establish a basis for effective design.”  (Zentralblatt MATH, 2012)

"The level is suitable for graduate or upper-level students in electronics, computer science, and similar fields." (Book News, 1 August 2011)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470900550
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/5/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 232
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Mohammed Ferdjallah, PhD, is Research Associate Professor in the Virginia Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation Center at Old Dominion University. A Senior Member of IEEE, he has published numerous journal articles in his areas of research interest, including Internet-based embedded systems, time-varying identification system analysis, wireless and remote biomedical sensor design, and embedded and reconfigurable systems.

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Table of Contents


1 Digital System Modeling and Simulation.

1.1 Objectives.

1.2 Modeling, Synthesis, and Simulation Design.

1.3 History of Digital Systems.

1.4 Standard Logic Devices.

1.5 Custom-Designed Logic Devices.

1.6 Programmable Logic Devices.

1.7 Simple Programmable Logic Devices.

1.8 Complex Programmable Logic Devices.

1.9 Field-Programmable Gate Arrays.

1.10 Future of Digital Systems.


2 Number Systems.

2.1 Objectives.

2.2 Bases and Number Systems.

2.3 Number Conversions.

2.4 Data Organization.

2.5 Signed and Unsigned Numbers.

2.6 Binary Arithmetic.

2.7 Addition of Signed Numbers.

2.8 Binary-Coded Decimal Representation.

2.9 BCD Addition.


3 Boolean Algebra and Logic.

3.1 Objectives.

3.2 Boolean Theory.

3.3 Logic Variables and Logic Functions.

3.4 Boolean Axioms and Theorems.

3.5 Basic Logic Gates and Truth Tables.

3.6 Logic Representations and Circuit Design.

3.7 Truth Table.

3.8 Timing Diagram.

3.9 Logic Design Concepts.

3.10 Sum-of-Products Design.

3.11 Product-of-Sums Design.

3.12 Design Examples.

3.13 NAND and NOR Equivalent Circuit Design.

3.14 Standard Logic Integrated Circuits.


4 VHDL Design Concepts.

4.1 Objectives.

4.2 CAD Tool–Based Logic Design.

4.3 Hardware Description Languages.

4.4 VHDL Language.

4.5 VHDL Programming Structure.

4.6 Assignment Statements.

4.7 VHDL Data Types.

4.8 VHDL Operators.

4.9 VHDL Signal and Generate Statements.

4.10 Sequential Statements.

4.11 Loops and Decision-Making Statements.

4.12 Subcircuit Design.

4.13 Packages and Components.


5 Integrated Logic.

5.1 Objectives.

5.2 Logic Signals.

5.3 Logic Switches.

5.4 NMOS and PMOS Logic Gates.

5.5 CMOS Logic Gates.

5.6 CMOS Logic Networks.

5.7 Practical Aspects of Logic Gates.

5.8 Transmission Gates.


6 Logic Function Optimization.

6.1 Objectives.

6.2 Logic Function Optimization Process.

6.3 Karnaugh Maps.

6.4 Two-Variable Karnaugh Map.

6.5 Three-Variable Karnaugh Map.

6.6 Four-Variable Karnaugh Map.

6.7 Five-Variable Karnaugh Map.

6.8 XOR and NXOR Karnaugh Maps.

6.9 Incomplete Logic Functions.

6.10 Quine–McCluskey Minimization.


7 Combinational Logic.

7.1 Objectives.

7.2 Combinational Logic Circuits.

7.3 Multiplexers.

7.4 Logic Design with Multiplexers.

7.5 Demultiplexers.

7.6 Decoders.

7.7 Encoders.

7.8 Code Converters.

7.9 Arithmetic Circuits.


8 Sequential Logic.

8.1 Objectives.

8.2 Sequential Logic Circuits.

8.3 Latches.

8.4 Flip-Flops.

8.5 Registers.

8.6 Counters.


9 Synchronous Sequential Logic.

9.1 Objectives.

9.2 Synchronous Sequential Circuits.

9.3 Finite-State Machine Design Concepts.

9.4 Finite-State Machine Synthesis.

9.5 State Assignment.

9.6 One-Hot Encoding Method.

9.7 Finite-State Machine Analysis.

9.8 Sequential Serial Adder.

9.9 Sequential Circuit Counters.

9.10 State Optimization.

9.11 Asynchronous Sequential Circuits.



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