Chu, Pong P., 1959-

Embedded SOPC design with NIOS II processor and VHDL examples / Pong P. Chu. - Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2011. - 1 online resource (xxxi, 703 pages) : illustrations

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Front Matter -- Overview of Embedded System -- Basic Digital Circuits Development. Gate-Level Combinational Circuit -- Overview of FPGA and EDA Software -- RT-Level Combinational Circuit -- Regular Sequential Circuit -- FSM -- FSMD -- Basic Nios II Software Development. Nios II Processor Overview -- Nios II System Derivation and Low-Level Access -- Predesigned Nios II I/O Peripherals -- Predesigned Nios II I/O Drivers and HAL API -- Interrupt and ISR -- Custom I/O Peripheral Development. Custom I/O Peripheral with PIO Cores -- Avalon Interconnect and SOPC Component -- SRAM and SDRAM Controllers -- PS2 Keyboard and Mouse -- VGA Controller -- Audio Codec Controller -- SD Card Controller -- Hardware Accelerator Case Studies. GCD Accelerator -- Mandelbrot Set Fractal Accelerator -- Direct Digital Frequency Synthesis -- References -- Index.

"The book is divided into four major parts. Part I covers HDL constructs and synthesis of basic digital circuits. Part II provides an overview of embedded software development with the emphasis on low-level I/O access and drivers. Part III demonstrates the design and development of hardware and software for several complex I/O peripherals, including PS2 keyboard and mouse, a graphic video controller, an audio codec, and an SD (secure digital) card. Part IV provides three case studies of the integration of hardware accelerators, including a custom GCD (greatest common divisor) circuit, a Mandelbrot set fractal circuit, and an audio synthesizer based on DDFS (direct digital frequency synthesis) methodology.The book utilizes FPGA devices, Nios II soft-core processor, and development platform from Altera Co., which is one of the two main FPGA manufactures. Altera has a generous university program that provides free software and discounted prototyping boards for educational institutions (details at The two main educational prototyping boards are known as DE1 ($99) and DE2 ($269). All experiments can be implemented and tested with these boards. A board combined with this book becomes a "turn-key" solution for the SoPC design experiments and projects. Most HDL and C codes in the book are device independent and can be adapted by other prototyping boards as long as a board has similar I/O configuration"--

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Systems on a chip.
Field programmable gate arrays.
Computer input-output equipment--Design and construction.
VHDL (Computer hardware description language)
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING--Electronics--Circuits--General.
COMPUTERS--Computer Engineering.
COMPUTERS--Machine Theory.
Computer input-output equipment--Design and construction.
Field programmable gate arrays.
Systems on a chip.
VHDL (Computer hardware description language)

Electronic books.

TK7895.E42 / C48 2011eb



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