About This Guide - 2021.1 English

Versal ACAP Board System Design Methodology Guide (UG1506)

Document ID
UG1506
Release Date
2021-08-04
Version
2021.1 English

This guide includes high-level information, design guidelines, and design decision trade-offs for the following topics:

PCB Layout Recommendations
Provides recommendations for properly planning the device orientation on the board as well as designing the power distribution system (PDS), thermal solution, and printed circuit board (PCB).
Device Power Aspects and System Dependencies
Provides considerations to make when planning the PCB to ensure that power and thermal requirements are met, including running power estimation.
Clock Resource Planning and Assignment
Provides high-level recommendations for selecting clocking resources.
I/O Planning Design Flows
Provides information on different I/O planning flows and recommendations for assigning signals to specific pins to streamline the dataflow through the device.
Boot and Configuration
Provides general guidelines for designing the PCB to ensure optimal configuration and debug.