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SystemC Modeling

  • SystemC is high level design modeling language targeted towards reducing implementation time considerably compared to Verilog & VHDL based implementations. SystemC uses set of inbuilt C++ classes and macros to make the implementation trivial and reusable.
    SystemC is a set of C++ classes and macros which provide an event-driven simulation interface . These facilities enable a designer to simulate concurrent processes, each described using plain C++ syntax. SystemC processes can communicate in a simulated real-time environment, using signals of all the datatypes offered by C++, some additional ones offered by the SystemC library, as well as user defined. In certain respects, SystemC deliberately mimics the hardware description languages VHDL and Verilog, but is more aptly described as a system-level modeling language. SystemC is applied to system-level modeling, architectural exploration, performance modeling, software development, functional verification, and high-level synthesis. SystemC is often associated with electronic system-level (ESL) design, and with transaction-level modeling (TLM)

    VT-SV course also includes multiple weeks of Lab sessions to enable student put effort in doing above projects from scratch.
    • SystemC Constructs

      • Introduction
      • Execution Semantics
      • Time
      • Events
      • sc_main
      • Datatypes
      • Modules
      • Interfaces, Ports & Channels
      • Processes
      • Utilities
      • Class Reference
      • Global Function Reference
      • Global Enumerations, Typedefs and Constants
    • SystemC for Design modeling

      • Implementing DMA controller using SystemC
      • Verification using SystemVerilog
    • Next Batch: Organized on need basis
    • Duration: 6 Weeks
    • Fee : INR 10,000
    • Access to tool using remote connection
    • Certificate of course completion
    • Options to repeat the course

    Registration:
    • Attend Demo Session before registering for course
    • What are the Course Prerequisites?

      • Expertise on Verilog
      • Exposure to Testbench component coding using Verilog & SV
    • Does course cover practical sessions on SystemC usage?

      • Each aspect of course is supported by lot of practical examples
      • Dedicated full day lab sessions to ensure student does complete Design modeling using SystemC
    • What if I miss few sessions during course?

      • Each session of course is recorded, missed session videos will be shared
    • Course has started few weeks back, can I still join the course in between?

      • Yes, You will have option to view the recorded videos of course for the sessions missed
      • You will have option to repeat the course any time in next 1 year
    • Do you offer support after course completion?

      • Yes, Course fee also includes support for doubt clarification sessions even after course completion
      • You have option to mail you queries
      • Option to meet in person to clarify doubts
  • Course Material Shared:
    • SystemC quick notes, IEEE manual
    • SystemC LRM
    • SystemC Lab Examples
    • SystemC Project Code
  • Target Audience:
    • Verification engineers looking to learn advanced verification techniques
    • MTech & BTech freshers who are well versed with Verilog, and would like to learn advanced verification
    • Engineers with prior experience in other domains of VLSI or experience non-VLSI domains, want to make career in Functional Verification
    • Engineering college faculty looking to enhance their VLSI skill set
  • Trainer Profile
    • 10+ years of rich experience of working in Functional Verification domain across various mobile, networking, high speed peripheral domains.
    • Experience of working on functional verification of Multiple Complex SOCs, multiple Sub systems
    • Experience of working on multiple complex module level projects
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