Module 1: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to PCB Design


Give your PCB Design education a firm foundation to build on by reading the Hitchhiker’s Guide to PCB Design. This entertaining and educational industry overview will give you the understanding of how all the processes in designing a PCB will come together to create a successful board.

Once you purchase this course, you will be able to access it through your My Account page.

This module will take approximately 4.5 hours to complete.

Product Description

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to PCB Design is the first step in your OrCAD PCB Design journey. This award winning overview of the PCB design process is packed with process information, professional tips, and commentary from industry experts. You’ll learn about all the key stakeholders involved in getting your PCB designed and produced, how the different aspects of designing a PCB come together to form the final product.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to PCB Design contains the following informative chapters.

Chapter 1
A New Design Gig

Chapter 2
DFM: Not Just Another Acronym

Chapter 3
A Fresh Start: Introducing PCB Project Stakeholders

Chapter 4
Capturing the Schematic

Chapter 5
PCB Layout: Setup and Placement

Chapter 6
DFT for IN-Circuit Test and JTAG

Chapter 7
The PCB Design Stackup

Chapter 8
Routing and Planes

Chapter 9
Fabrication Data & Documentation

Chapter 10
Assembly Data & Documentation, Process Overview

Chapter 42
The Future

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