Hello Dear Student ,
Welcome for Learning a Beginners Course with Basic Level Content focused on VHDL Programming as a beginner’s reference , suitable for Electronics Polytechnic , Engineering & University Students & Hobbyists .
Apart from VHDL Programming content using Xilinx ISE Webpack Software , added the Content of PCB Design at a Very Basic Level ( Only Single Layer PCB Design ) using EasyEDA Software .
You may treat PCB Design Content as a complementary Content , if you are a Electronics Student .
If you are interested in only VHDL Programming , you may skip / ignore the Content of PCB Design .
All the Content of this Course are based on Free Softwares & either On-Line Or Opensource Downloadable Softwares for Design / Programming .
1. VHDL Programming using Xilinx ISE Webpack , a Free Downloadable Software ( After Creating your Account / Registering on Xilinx Website ) .
VHDL Programming Examples on Combinational & Sequential Digital Logic have been explained with Step by Step Approach i.e. VHDL Program , VHDL Test Bench , Synthesis & Behavioral Simulation ) . Also Programming Examples on VHDL based FSMs – Finite State Machines have been explained .
2. PCB Design Basics ( Only 1 – Layer PCB Design Examples ) using a OnLine & Free PCB Design Software “EasyEDA” ,( After Creating your Account / Registering on easyeda Website .
Single Layer PCB Design Examples have been Explained with Schematic Design , PCB Layout Design ( Component Placement ) & Track Routing using Single Layer Design.PCB Design Examples based on Through Hole Components & SMT ( Surface Mount ) Components have been explained .
At the beginning , the Course Title was “ Step by Step VHDL Programming for Xilinx CPLD & FPGA ” , a Course in VHDL Programming for Beginner Level .
My approach is to continuously add & update the Content of this Course , so-that it may be helpful specifically to Electronics Polytechnic , Engineering , University Students & also to Hobbyists .
Course Update 2nd : ( Feb. 2021 ) : Added Content : PCB Design Basics ( 1 Layer PCB Design ) using EasyEDA software .
Course Update 1st : ( Octo. 2021 ) : Added Content : FSM Examples with VHDL Programming .
Course Published ( In Sept. 2020 ) : Content of VHDL Programming using Xilinx ISE Webpack software .
Instructor has more than a 22 Years of Design / Training Experience after M.Tech. ( Master of Technology ) in Electronics Design & Technology , which includes the Experience in Electronic Circuit Design , Embedded System , VLSI – VHDL & Verilog Programming for Xilinx FPGAs , CPLDs using Xilinx ISE Tool / Xilinx Vivado Tool , PSOC1 using Cypress PSOC Designer & PSOC3 /PSOC4 using Cypress PSOC Creator , Microcontroller Programming STM32 ( 32 Bit ARM Core Based ) using STM32cubeIDE , MCS-51 (8051 ) family using Keil uVision 4 , Programming ATMega 16/32/128 using Atmel AVR Studio , Programming Microchip PIC 16/18 using MPLAB , Arduino Programming for Arduino Uno , MSP430 of Texas Instruments with Energia , Raspberry Pi & Raspbian Linux , Python Programming with Python 3.9 ( IDLE) , Python Thonny , Python Pycharm , Anaconda Navigator – Jupyter Notebook , Spyder Python , Google Colab , Crouzet Millenium 3 for PLC Programming & also PCB design which includes PCB Softwares such as EasyEDA , Eagle ( Fusion 360 ) , KiCad 5.1 , Fritzing & Express PCB .
• Beginners , Hobbyists , Teachers & anyone who is interested to Learn to Create Digital Logic Designs , using FPGA / CPLD . University Students , Students from Engineering colleges & Polytechnic Institutes , who want to create the Design for their Programmable Electronics based Academic Project . Anyone who wants to make career in FPGA , VHDL Programming . Electronic Designers / Embedded Engineers / Electronic Circuit Design Professionals , who are new to VHDL Programming & FPGA / CPLD Device Architectures .
Pravinkumar P. Ambekar , the Instructor is qualified with M.Tech. – Masters Degree in Electronics Design Technology from Centre for Electronics Design & Technology of India .
He has 22+ years of Experience after M.Tech. in the domain of Electronics Circuit Design , Programming , Embedded System , VLSI – FPGA/CPLD , PSOC , PLC , PCB Design applied to Training , Industrial Projects , Defense Projects / Product Development .
He has experience , working on various platforms & EDA Tools / Programming Softwares which includes VLSI – VHDL & Verilog Programming for Xilinx FPGAs , CPLDs using Xilinx ISE Tool / Xilinx Vivado Tool , Programming PSOC1 using Cypress PSOC Designer & Programming PSOC3 /PSOC4 using Cypress PSOC Creator , Programming for MCS-51 (8051 ) family of Microcontrollers using Keil uVision 4 , Programming Atmel (AVR) Microcontrollers – ATMega 16/32/128 using Atmel AVR Studio , Programming Microchip PIC 16/18 Microcontrollers using MPLAB , Arduino Programming for Arduino Uno Boards , Programming MSP430 Boards of Texas Instruments with Energia , Raspberry Pi & Raspbian Linux , Python Programming with Python 3.8 ( IDLE) , Python Thonny , Python Pycharm , Anaconda Navigator – Jupyter Notebook , Spyder Python , Google Colab , Crouzet Millenium 3 for PLC Programming , FBD & also PCB design which includes PCB Softwares such as EasyEDA , KiCad 5.1 , Fritzing & Express PCB etc .
He has designed / developed Industrial Projects & Projects for DRDO – Defense organization .
He has designed / developed Educational Trainer Kits based on some Microcontrollers & Peripherals & VLSI – CPLD Trainer kits .
He has designed / developed several PCBs for Electronic Projects / Products .
He is a Corporate Trainer ( Electronics / Embedded System / VLSI – VHDL Programming for FPGAs / CPLDs ) for MNCs – Multinational companies .
He has been a Trainer for various Electronics Design Training Programmes which includes EDC – Electronic Devices & Circuits , Microcontroller / Embedded System , PSOC & also PCB Design for students of Engineering & Polytechnic colleges .
He has conducted Faculty Training Programmes for Faculties of Govt. / Pvt. Engineering Colleges & Polytechnic Institutes .
He has recently started creating Courses on Udemy , OnLine Learning platform ( Started in August 2020 , during Covid-19 Pandemic ) .
His first course on Udemy Platform has been created on 24th August 2020 .
As on Date , within very short span , Udemy has published his various Courses on PCB Design using EasyEDA , KiCAD OpenSource EDA Tool & VHDL Programming for Xilinx FPGA/CPLD .
He has plans to develop Courses on various Programming Platforms / EDA Tools / Hardware Design such as Courses on STM32 Microcontroller Programming (32 Bit ARM Processor Core ) , I.O.T – Internet of Things , EPS2866 Node MCU , ESP32 , VHDL / Verilog Programming , FPGA Design , Finite State Machine Design using VHDL / Verilog , MCS-51 ( 8051 ) Microcontroller Programming , PIC 16/PIC 18 Microcontroller Programming , AVR ATMega32 / 128 Programming , Arduino Programming , MSP430 Programming , Raspberry Pi with Raspbian Linux , PLC Ladder Programming +FBD , Python Programming , PCB Design etc.