Design and Implementation of AMBA AHB Protocol

Title: Design and Implementation of AMBA AHB Protocol
Publisher: Guru Nanak Publications
ISSN: 2278-0947
Series: Volume 2 Issue 2
Authors: Khaja Mujeebuddin Quadry and Syed Abdul Sattar


Abstract

This paper describes Design andImplementation of the AHB protocol using verilog HDL on FPGA Spartan 3E.The simulation is carried out using Xillinx ISE 9.2i Tool. The AHB is part of the AMBA protocol family. The AMBA AHB is for high-performance, high clock frequency system modules. The AHB acts as the highperformance system backbone bus. AHB supports the efficient connection of processors, on-chip memories and off-chip external memory Interfaces with low-power peripheral macro cell functions. All signal transitions are only related to the rising edge of the clock to enable the integration of AHB peripherals easily into any design flow. Every transfer takes at least two cycles. The verification of the functionality of the design is carried out by the applying the sequence of test cases and compared with expected results.

Keywords

AMBA protocol, HDL.

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