Date of Award
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering - (M.S.)
Electrical and Computer Engineering
This thesis investigates the evaluation of trigonometric functions based on an on-line arithmetic approach. On-line algorithms have been developed to evaluate the sine and cosine functions. Error analysis and heuristics are carried out to arrive at a minimal error algorithm based on the series expansion of the sine and cosine function.
A logical design based on the algorithm is presented where the unit is designed as a set of basic modules. A detailed bit slice design of each module is also presented. A simulator was designed as an experimental tool for synthesis of the on-line algorithms, and a tool for performance evaluation.
Amin, Rajesh, "An on-line approach for evaluating trigonometric functions" (1994). Theses. 1242.