Interview questions for experienced Physical Design Engineer, Question set – 9

  Code: CDN4Y072021PD Experience level: 4 Year Profile: Physical Design Engineer 1. Introduction and physical design experience 2. What major differences have you observed in the 7nm and 14nm process nodes? 3. What is the functionality of this circuit? (He drawn schematic in paint) 4. Do you think, is there any issue with the above circuit? … Read more

Physical Design Interview Questions for 3 years experience , Question set – 8

Code: EXIM4Y062021PD Experience level : 3 years Brief Introduction and major projects? Tell me the most challenging part of your recent project How does the lockup latch help to fix hold violations? If we add a lockup latch, it might violate the setup? How will we fix it further? How did you fix SigEM? What … Read more

Synthesis and Physical Design Interview Questions: Question Set -5

Code: CYPR2Y102020PD Introduction and Experiences Self Introduction Explain about the projects that you have worked on. (Type of work and tools used) Synthesis Explain about Synthesis flow and what happens at each stage. (Inputs required, elaboration, generic stage, mapping and optimization stages) Explain about Synthesis Inputs.  Differentiate between Logical and Physical Synthesis. (QoR impact between … Read more

Logic Synthesis and Physical Design Interview Questions : Question set – 1

  Code: MDTK3Y062019PDSYN Formal Introduction Whats are the projects you have done related to synthesis and Physical Design? Have you gone through Physical Design flow? What is synthesis? Whats are the inputs required for synthesis? What does constraint files contain?  What is a multicycle path? What is a false path? Why do we perform STA? … Read more