Digital Laboratory Resources
School of Engineering
Santa Clara University

Samiha Mourad

October 18, 1999

For your senior design, you may wish to use any or all of the CAD Tools and equipment listed in the table given below. Most of CAD tools have tutorials at the web site indicated.

For supplies such as resistors, capacitors, and ICs, check with Mr. Yohannes Kahsai in Room EC314.

For hours of the Design Center, check

In the Fall, EC 318 is open on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. and weekends from 8 am to 8 p.m. These hours to not apply to holidays, Thanksgivings and Christmas.

Design Type
Equipment or CAD Tools
Logic Design  MG Design Architect Design Center
  MG QuickSim
Logic Design Synopsys VCS Design Center Available in December 1999
Using HDL Synopsys Synthesis Tools
Circuit Design MG IC Station Design Center
Simulation MG Accusim
  Spice 3
  Avanti Hspice
FPGAs XILINX Design Center  
  Downloading Boards (ELEN 21)   Prof. Wood EC 213
  Downloading Broads (ELEN122)   Prof. Shang EC 222
PLD AMD Pro EC 308 Mr. Kahsai in EC314
Microprocessors EE Tools (ELEN 120) EC 318 ELEN 120 Instructor
based On Computers MP1 through MP6   Check with Mr. Kahsai in EC 314
  HP 64000 EC 318 Instructor
DSP Tools  TI Processors (ELEN 133) EC 318 Prof. Ogunfunmi
  On Computers DSP 1 through 4   Check with Mr. Kahsai, EC 314
  Matlab on all computers     

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