Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Design

PCB Design

Introduction:

This course teaches the necessary skills for designing industrial standard printed circuit board (PCB) using electronic design automation (EDA) software. The whole process from drawing single component to producing manufacturing output will be covered.

Pre-requisition:

Computer literacy with electronic circuit basic

Duration:

18 hours / Part time

Content:

1. Introduction to PCB
1.1. General knowledge of PCB
1.2. Type of electronics components
1.3. PCB design procedures

2. The Design Environment
2.1. Function blocks
2.2. Menu and toolbar
2.3. Project ad Documents

3. Schematic
3.1. Schematic editor
3.2. Schematic graphics objects
3.3. Libraries and components
3.4. Placing and wiring

4. Multi-Sheet Design
4.1. Multi-Sheet and Multi-Channel

5. Build the project
5.1. Assigning designators
5.2. Compiling and verifying the project

6. Transfer from schematic to PCB
6.1. Create a new PCB
6.2. Setting up of PCB
6.3. PCB layer editor

7. PCB editor basic
7.1. PCB design objects
7.2. Global editor

8. PCB design flow
8.1. PCB design process
8.2. Transfer design information to the PCB
8.3. Using the PCB toolbar
8.4. Project navigation and cross probing

9. Design rules
9.1. Set up design rules
9.2. Rules checking

10. Component placement and re-annotation
10.1. Component placement tools
10.2. Annotation method

11. Schematic and PCB Library
11.1. Introduction to library editing
11.2. Design your own schematic library
11.3. Design your own PCB library
11.4. Link component schematics and PCB footprints

12. Routing and Polygons
12.1. Automatic routing
12.2. Manual routing

13. Output Generation
13.1. Assembly drawing
13.2. Bill of material
13.3. Generate Gerber file

14. 3D display
14.1. 3D display
14.2. Interfacing with 3D mechanical CAD

15. Circuit simulation
15.1. Introduction to spice
15.2. Simulation setup

16. Signal integrity
16.1. Signal integrity theory
16.2. Design considerations
16.3. Case study

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