CadenceTutorial - The University of Texas at Dallas Setting...

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The University of Texas at Dallas Setting up Cadence 1. First log on to the UNIX workstation using your user ID and password 2. Once logged in, open a Console window ,create a directory called ‘ncsu1.3’ from your home directory; >md ncsu1.3 3. Create a subdirectory under ‘ncsu1.3’ called ‘local’; ~ncsu1.3>md local 4. Copy file .500 to /local: cp /home/cad/ee6326/ncsu1.3/local/.500 .500 Note: “.” Indicates a UNIX command. 5. Copy file .cdsinit to /local; cp /home/cad/ee6326/ncsu1.3/local/.cdsinit .cdsinit 6. Copy file cds.lib to /local: cp /home/cad/ee6326/ncsu1.3/loc al/cds.lib cds.lib 7. Copy folder cdssetup to /local /: cp –R /home/cad/ee6326/ncsu1.3/local/cdssetup or use file manager to open /home/cad/ee6326/ncsu1.3/local/, click folder cdssetup , then click toolbar “Selected” , chose copy to . A File manager-copy object window will pop up, change the destination folder to ~ncsu1.3/local/ , then click ok . 8. Copy .cdsplotinit to local: cp /home/cad/ee6326/ncsu1.3/local/.cdsplotinit .cdsplotinit
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The University of Texas at Dallas Written by Vinod Mukundagiri email:vlm014200@utdallas.edu Schematic Tutorial in Cadence 1. Starting Cadence 1. Once the setup is complete, type source .446 at your prompt. Then use the command icfb& to start Cadence. You will see the line “ Loading NCSU SKILL routines “in your command interpreter window (CIW). 2. Go to Tools in CIW and click on L ibrary Manager .
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The University of Texas at Dallas Written by Vinod Mukundagiri email:vlm014200@utdallas.edu 2. Creating a Library 1. Go to File in Library Manager -> New -> Library. 2. Enter the name of your library. Then chose “Attach to existing tech library” and then select the option TSMC 0.4u CMOS035 (4M, 2P, HV FET). Then click OK . 3. Making a Schematic 1. Click on the library you created and go to File and choose Cell View . 2. Type in your cell view name and click
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The University of Texas at Dallas Written by Vinod Mukundagiri email:vlm014200@utdallas.edu Check & Save Save Zoom in by 2 Zoom out by 2 Stretch Copy Delete Undo Property Component Wire (narrow) Wire (wide) Wire name Pin
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The University of Texas at Dallas Written by Vinod Mukundagiri email:vlm014200@utdallas.edu 3. In the Composer-Schematic Editing Window, click on the Component button to open the Add Instance window. As you open this, in the Component Browser select the desired device.
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The University of Texas at Dallas Written by Vinod Mukundagiri email:vlm014200@utdallas.edu 4. Once you select this, in the Add Instance window, you can modify the parameters of
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This note was uploaded on 08/23/2009 for the course EE 6326 taught by Professor Chen-wenliu during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.

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