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Calibre Advanced Topics: Writing PERC Rules

Categories: Calibre

This course will help you understand the wide breadth of problem areas addressed by Calibre PERC, including ESD, advanced ERC, multiple power domains, point-to-point resistance, and current density. View course details ↓

Classroom

Full instructor-led courses in a Mentor training facility, with complete course materials and access to classroom computers.

Date Location Time Language Price
Oct 14–162014 Hsinchu City Taiwan 9–5 PM
CST
Chinese (Mandarin) 900 USD Register
Nov 3–52014 Singapore Singapore 9–5 PM
SGT
English 1,500 USD Register
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Course Highlights

This course will help you understand the wide breadth of problem areas addressed by Calibre PERC, including ESD, advanced ERC, multiple power domains, point-to-point resistance, and current density. The course will help you master the use of this powerful tool and will provide a basic understanding of designing and coding Calibre PERC rule decks. Calibre PERC programming concepts and techniques will be demonstrated through a collection of detailed lecture examples. Students will be able to explore many Calibre PERC concepts through the use of hands-on lab exercises.

You will learn how to:

  • Code Calibre control files used with Calibre PERC jobs.
  • Invoke Calibre PERC from the command line and from the interactive GUI.
  • Open Calibre PERC results in Calibre RVE.
  • Use Calibre RVE to highlight PERC results in netlist, schematic, and layout views.
  • Write basic PERC rule decks for performing a variety of supported circuit analysis tasks.
  • Debug Calibre PERC rule decks

Hands-on labs

Throughout this course, extensive hands-on lab exercises provide you with practical experience using Calibre PERC software. Hands-on lab topics include:

  • Setting up and running Calibre PERC jobs
  • Highlighting PERC results using Calibre RVE
  • Writing Calibre PERC initialization procedures
  • Using Calibre PERC high-level topology analysis procedures
  • Using Calibre PERC low-level data analysis procedures

Course Information

Prerequisites

Some experience with the Tcl programming language, or

Successful completion of the Calibre TVF class

Familiarity with IC circuit design

Knowledge of typical electrical rule checks

Course Part Number
  • Classroom: 247021
  • Live online: 247022
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