Design Re-use Using DesignWare

  • Pran Kurup
  • Taher Abbasi


This chapter describes the Synopsys DesignWare concept introduced in Chapter 1. DesignWare allows one to use pre-existing components to easily implement designs. This chapter also discusses the mechanism for inferring complex cells using DesignWare. The steps involved in building your own DesignWare library are outlined. Finally, classic scenarios involving DesignWare are described and solutions provided.


Complex Cell Synthetic Operator Logic Synthesis Technology Library Classic Scenario 
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  1. 1.
    DesignWare User GuideGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    DesignWare Components DatabookGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    DesignWare Developer GuideGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Synopsys “Impact” quarterly newsletter. Q&A section.Google Scholar

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Pran Kurup
    • 1
  • Taher Abbasi
    • 2
  1. 1.Cirrus Logic, IncUSA
  2. 2.Synopsys, IncUSA

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