PCB Design for Beginners

  • Audience: Students of Electronics Engineering and PCB Design Beginners
    Duration: 12hrs (3 sessions of 4 hours each)
    Tools:
    - Allegro Design Entry (Former OrCAD Capture) for schematic
    - Allegro PCB Editor or OrCAD Layout.
    Cost:
    Individuals: $500 usd
    Groups: (4 to 10 participants): $2,000 usd
    *Special price for Universities, please ask for it.
    Topics:
    Theory
    1. Introduction
    2. Basic Terminology prior to start your 1rst PCB Design
    3. PCB Design Process
    4. Schematic Capture Best Practices
    5. Design Rules Check for Schematic
    6. BOM (Bill of Materials)
    7. Footprint Design Best Practices
    8. Layout Design Best Practices
    9. Basic calculus for routing
    10. Design Rules Check for Layout
    11. Typical Errors
    Practical Session
    1. Basic Schematic Capture
    2. Generate Netlist & Import to Layout Tool
    3. Layout Tool Menu/Tabs overview
    4. Tool set up for DFA & DFM cosiderations
    5. Constraint Manager Module Basic set up
    6. Placement
    7. Critical Routing (PWR, GND planes, differential pairs etc)
    8. General Routing
    9. Backannotation process
    10. Design Rules check for Layout.
    11. Generate Gerber files