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The importance of design for manufacturability in the PCB design process

When it comes to designing and producing electronics, success hinges not merely on the excellence of your design, but also…

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Eight questions on BCI-ROM answered: solve thermal design challenges earlier in circuit simulation

We recently hosted a LinkedIn Live session: “Beat the heat: New technology to solve electronic design thermal challenges,” that focused…

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Thermal analysis: a crucial part of any PCB design flow

Thermal analysis stands out as a pivotal tool for ensuring the reliability, performance, and longevity of electronic systems. Often overshadowed…

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Navigating the maze of PCB routing: understanding interactive, auto, and sketch routing techniques

In the world of PCB design, PCB routing plays a pivotal role in ensuring the efficiency and functionality of electronic…

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PCB design best practices pillar 5: supply chain resilience

Today I’m going to discuss the fifth pillar of PCB design best practices: supply chain resilience. This is a topic…

Frequently asked questions about PADS Professional

Frequently asked questions about PADS Professional

You asked and we answered! Here are the frequently asked questions about PADS Professional. What is PADS PCB design software?…

FPGA/PCB co-design

PCB design best practices: FPGA/PCB co-design

The next best practice in the model-based systems engineering pillar is FPGA/PCB co-design and optimization. What is FPGA/PCB co-design? FPGA/PCB…

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PCB design best practices: electrical/electronic co-design

What is electrical/electronic co-design? Circuit boards don’t work in isolation, they usually interface with other circuit boards via connectors, cables…

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PCB design best practices: multi-board PCB design

What is multi-board PCB design? Multi-board PCB design is the design of multiple printed circuit boards that make up one…