A Basic Introduction for Designing a PCB With eCAD/CAM Software


Presented: October 28, 2020 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Presenter: Kenneth Kwashnak Host: DSIAC
Printed circuit boards (PCBs) are ubiquitous elements of modern electronic systems. In DoD research, PCBs play a vital role in creating reliable, economic, and deterministic circuits, apart from their breadboard or perf-board counterparts. The art of transitioning a circuit’s schematic to a physical, manufacturable board can be challenging, but electrical computer-aided design (eCAD) and manufacturing (CAM) software provides the creator with complete control of the circuit’s design and streamlines the PCB fabrication process.
This presentation serves as a general introduction to formulate a custom circuit schematic and two-layer PCB and process necessary files for design production.

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