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  • Probabilistic Design for Reliability: It's all About the Components

    Probabilistic Design for Reliability: It's all About the Components

    Verify your component choices with probabilistic design for reliability. You can use this technique to determine chances of failure in your next PCB.

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  • PCB Size and Shape Requirements in Circuit Board Layout

    PCB Size and Shape Requirements in Circuit Board Layout

    As a PCB layout designer you will be working with a lot of different PCB size and shape requirements in your career. Here is some more information on that.

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  • Using a Multiphysics Heat Finite Element Solver

    Using a Multiphysics Heat Finite Element Solver

    If thermal management is a problem in your PCB, you can map heat flow and steady state temperature in your board with a heat finite element solver.

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  • Tips on Transitioning from Schematic to Layout

    Tips on Transitioning from Schematic to Layout

    Before you can start with the place and route of your printed circuit board design, you first have to transition the data from schematic to layout.

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  • Schematic Tips for Better Electronic Design Readability

    Schematic Tips for Better Electronic Design Readability

    Creating the best schematic design is more than circuit innovation, you also need electronic design readability for those who will be using the schematic.

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  • PDN: Gives Your Board Life

    PDN: Gives Your Board Life

    See how you can design with confidence knowing your PDN is up to the task and keep your products humming smoothly.

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  • An Introduction to Stereolithographic Apparatus for Electronic Manufacturing

    An Introduction to Stereolithographic Apparatus for Electronic Manufacturing

    Stereolithographic apparatus are used still in electronic manufacturing for the printing of circuit boards and are improved with the rapid development of 3D printing.

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  • Passive Pi Filter Design and Simulation

    Passive Pi Filter Design and Simulation

    Your next power supply design or impedance matching network might be a pi filter. Here’s how these work and how to simulate them.

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  • Common Sources of BOM Rejection and How to Prevent Them

    Common Sources of BOM Rejection and How to Prevent Them

    BOM denied. Redesign required. Dreaded words to any engineering team. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be this way.

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  • Keys to Success with Your PCB CAD Parts Library

    Keys to Success with Your PCB CAD Parts Library

    If you want more information on what your PCB CAD parts library does and how you can better work with it, take a look here at some of these ideas.

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  • FLEXing Like a PCB Expert

    FLEXing Like a PCB Expert

    Flex PCB design has many advantages. Along with those benefits come new design challenges that weren’t present in “standard” 2D PCBs. This e-book discusses common flex design issues and...

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  • BGA Design in 4 layer PCBs: Circuit Routing and Pin Limitations

    BGA Design in 4 layer PCBs: Circuit Routing and Pin Limitations

    Ball grid arrays or BGAs in 4 layer PCBs can be difficult to rout and manage adequate transmission voltage with, here are design tips that can help.

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  • Power Supply Design for 12V: Challenges and EMI Reduction Tips

    Power Supply Design for 12V: Challenges and EMI Reduction Tips

    Power supply design for 12v electronics maintains traditional power supply design requirements and vulnerabilities.

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  • 10 Common Design for Manufacturing (DFM) Issues and How to Solve Them

    10 Common Design for Manufacturing (DFM) Issues and How to Solve Them

    Every day is a busy for PCB Designers; strict schedules and tight deadlines. From layout to manufacture and testing, a single holdup can cost a business untold amounts in lost productivity.

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  • Designing a Flex PCB Prototype: PCB Design Tips and Considerations

    Designing a Flex PCB Prototype: PCB Design Tips and Considerations

    Designing a flex PCB prototype will test your ability for layout with time and material constraints, as well as require cost considerations.

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  • RF Design: The Wave of the Future

    RF Design: The Wave of the Future

    Your car keys wirelessly unlock your car when you get near it. Your phone connects to Air Pods while you listen to Spotify at the gym or stream the latest hit TV show.

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  • What Are The Advantages Of Rigid Flex PCB

    What Are The Advantages Of Rigid Flex PCB

    Rigid flex PCBs can have advantages ranging far and wide from easing enclosure and mechanical constraints to improving manufacturing yields.

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  • Working with Thin Film Resistor Components in Your Next PCB

    Working with Thin Film Resistor Components in Your Next PCB

    Using a thin-film resistor provides lower profile and more reliable operation up to high frequency.

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  • Your Route to Design Success

    Your Route to Design Success

    Achieving routing closure can be one of the most difficult tasks in the PCB design process. User surveys have shown that routing often takes up 50% or more of the PCB design cycle.

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  • Force and Pressure Sensors with Piezoelectric Load Cell Transducers

    Force and Pressure Sensors with Piezoelectric Load Cell Transducers

    Piezoelectric load cell transducers provide high sensitivity measurements with broad range and low threshold.

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