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Layout automation using advanced PCB design techniques – Part 1

Layout automation using advanced PCB design techniques – Part 1

Over my 25 plus years of being a PCB designer I could not imaging going back to designing a PCB…

After the Webinar Podcast – Game Changers: Advanced PCB Layout Techniques

After the Webinar Podcast – Game Changers: Advanced PCB Layout Techniques

Designers today are asked to do more in less time. As such we need to adapt our design process to…

IPC-7351 and other PCB Design Standards

IPC-7351 and other PCB Design Standards

I’ve been in the PCB design industry for more than 35 years now. One of the great things about working…

What is the best method for PCB component placement?

What is the best method for PCB component placement?

Component placement is that process that is started shortly after you have created your schematic, and you are now looking…

What is the best way to create a board outline?

What is the best way to create a board outline?

Rectangular boards are pretty straight forward.  Use the drawing tools of your given design tool and click twice and you…

Signal Integrity Design Fundamentals for Success: Episode 2

Signal Integrity Design Fundamentals for Success: Episode 2

The Physics of Transmission Lines If you’re anything like me, you may have taken a few physics courses, and upon…

How to reduce time spent placing components, routing traces, and creating planes.

How to reduce time spent placing components, routing traces, and creating planes.

Over my 25+ years of designing PCB’s I’ve always been driven to make the job of designing a PCB as…

How to copy a PCB circuit between designs

How to copy a PCB circuit between designs

If you read my last blog, you saw how to quickly copy and paste a circuit withing the same design. …

10 PCB Design Tool Accelerators That Get Your Products To Market Faster

10 PCB Design Tool Accelerators That Get Your Products To Market Faster

Is your current PCB design tool actually costing you time and money? Fact is, today there are powerful modern design…