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Timing analysis is the process of determining whether a circuit will meet its timing requirements, given the characteristics of the components in it.

Timing analysis is the process of determining whether a circuit will meet its timing requirements, given the characteristics of the components in it. There are two basic approaches, static timing analysis and dynamic timing analysis.

Static timing analysis simply considers the topology of the circuit and the worst-case characteristics of each component, without regard to the actual states of the signals.

Dynamic timing analysis performs a simulation of the circuit that takes into account the specific component delays for the actual combinations of input signal states encountered during the simulation.

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