VHDL synthesis Primer
A VHDL Synthesis Primer
Star Galaxy Publishing
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Learn to Model for Synthesis using VHDL!
- See the details of how VHDL gets translated into logic gates in this book.
- Also, see how hardware elements are described in synthesizable VHDL.
- Over 100 illustrations and 3500 lines of VHDL code!
This book is a must primer for anyone who is beginning to learn synthesis
using VHDL. A chapter on verification explains the many causes of simulation
mismatches between pre and post synthesis models and on how to avoid these.
Modeling guidelines are also provided to help improve synthesis results.
"Thank you for sending me your excellent books to take a
look at. I was so impressed that next semester we are going to make your
Synthesis primer required text for our VHDL 2 course. Thanks again for writing
such excellent and practical material."
- Prof. Fouad Kiamilev(*),
University of North Carolina
"I've learned about the subset of VHDL that a synthesis
tool that we use synthesizes by trial and error over a year and a half, and this
book would have saved me a lot of time"
- Andy Fingerhut, Washington
"The book gives a good impression what is, and is not
synthesizable. Furthermore the influence of a VHDL description on the synthesis
results is written in a clear way"
- Egbert Molenkamp, University of Twente,
"I don't think I have seen anyone cover VHDL synthesis
in a general way as well as you have. I certainly think this will be a
- Rich Hatcher, Texas Instruments
"This (Bhasker's latest) book on VHDL Synthesis should
be on the "Best Sellers List" in our mind. It's a well written text
with plenty of examples to get you started in the right direction"
William Billowitch, The VHDL Technology Group
"It (book) is well written and practical"
Gandhi, Indus Consulting
"It (book) is an excellent treatment of VHDL synthesis
and was quite helpful in understanding simulation/synthesis mismatches"
Victor Berman, DASC Chair
" This book is easy to read with many small examples.
With it, you can quickly learn how synthesizers produce the circuits from the
- Prof. Jing-Yang Jou, National Chiao Tung University
"It (book) is very clear and concise; it is a good book
and highly recommended"
- Doug Smith, VeriBest
" It has the level of technical detail that is missing
in so many books and I am seriously considering the book as a textbook"
Prof. Stu Tewksbury(*), Stevens Institute of Technology
"This is really well written -clear, comprehensive, with
lots of examples. So, I will recommend it for my students for the second part of
semester this fall"
- Prof. Otto Fucik(*), University of Wyoming
"I use the book as a reference to see what kind of VHDL
generates what logic. For example, if I want to see how "for" loops
are handled, i go directly to the section where an example shows me how to model
for synthesis and what kind of gates are produced. It is THE reference guide for
me in my designs ..."
- Mourad Takla, IC designer, Lucent Technologies
"Overall, it looks like a good level for an introductory
course in VHDL-based synthesis"
- Jim Vellenga, ViewLogic Systems
"I have a copy of your book and like it very much.
- Prof. Frank Scarpino (*), University of Dayton
"I just bought your book "A VHDL SYNTHESIS
PRIMER" and I enjoy it very much"
- Iuval Jaschevatzky (*)
"We live for your book! NO JOKE"
- Rick Eesley (*),
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