Cadence University Program

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is a Cadence University Software Program member.

About the Cadence University Program

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering gratefully acknowledges the generous support of Cadence Design Systems through their University Program for providing EDA tools used in classes and research efforts. This page only contains information about Cadence products and does not include information on any other vendor's products.

ece faculty and student in engineering lab
Courses using Cadence Tools

ECE 202 Introduction to Circuits 

Students use PSpice for circuit simulation – SPB (PCB)

 

ECE 300 Introduction to Electronics 

Students use PSpice for circuit simulation – SPB (PCB)

 

ECE 420/520 Introduction to VLSI 

Students begin to learn how to design integrated circuits using Cadence tools – Custom IC

 

ECE 421/521 Digital ASIC Design 

Students design more complex integrated circuits using Cadence tools – Custom IC, Digital IC

 

ECE 490 ECE Design Lab I 

Students use circuit simulation and PCB layout tools for their design projects – SPB (PCB)

 

ECE 491 ECE Design Lab II 

Students use circuit simulation and PCB layout tools for their design projects – SPB (PCB)

Research using Cadence Tools 

Electrical Impedance Tomography

Developing an instrument to image the body using electrical currents. Circuit simulation and PCB board design – SPB (PCB)

 

Analog/RF IC Design for Signal Processing

Exploiting the digital signal processing capabilities of scaled process technologies to mitigate challenges in modern RF/analog circuits. Prototype circuits for communications – Custom IC, SiP, Digital IC, Verification

Cadence is a registered trademark of:

Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
2655 Seely Avenue
San Jose, CA 95134.

This site is maintained by Daphne Jorgensen, [email protected].
Last updated October 2020.