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  • Managing High-Density Vias

    Managing High-Density Vias

    This article discusses the problems of managing high-density vias in an HDI PCB design, as well as offering some potential management solutions.

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  • PWM vs. DC Fans: Fan Speed Control Strategies for CPU Cooling and Case Ventilation

    PWM vs. DC Fans: Fan Speed Control Strategies for CPU Cooling and Case Ventilation

    PWM and DC fans allow you to control the speed of your computer’s cooling fan, enabling CPU cooling and case ventilation.

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  •  AC Peak Voltage vs. Peak-to-Peak Voltage vs. RMS Voltage

    AC Peak Voltage vs. Peak-to-Peak Voltage vs. RMS Voltage

    Differentiating between AC peak voltage and RMS voltage is critical to circuit design, device functionality, and device lifecycle.

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  • The Importance of Capacitor Impedance in AC Circuit Analysis and How to Calculate It

    The Importance of Capacitor Impedance in AC Circuit Analysis and How to Calculate It

    Capacitor impedance is the active resistance of an electrical circuit or component to AC current.

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  • Electronic Product Cost Estimation

    Electronic Product Cost Estimation

    Electronic product cost estimation recognizes that balance must exist between costs, risks, and benefits.

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  • Comprehensive PN Diode Analysis with PSpice

    Comprehensive PN Diode Analysis with PSpice

    Why guess about PN diode operation when you can determine the characteristic explicitly using PSpice? We explain more in this blog.

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  • Working With PCB Test Points

    Working With PCB Test Points

    This article describes what PCB test points are and how they are used, as well as how PCB design software generates them in a circuit board design.

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  • Natural Frequency Formula: What Is It and Why Is It Important?

    Natural Frequency Formula: What Is It and Why Is It Important?

    A natural frequency is a frequency at which a system manages to oscillate when it lacks the presence of a damping force or any driving force.

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  •  Component Size-to-Cost Ratio

    Component Size-to-Cost Ratio

    The component size-to-cost ratio gives designers an easy metric to determine if their designs will run over budget.

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  •  Constraint Usage for Via Management

    Constraint Usage for Via Management

    This article discusses the problems with using multiple vias in a PCB design and how constraint usage for via management can help.

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  •  Describing Harmonic Motion in Linear and Nonlinear Circuits

    Describing Harmonic Motion in Linear and Nonlinear Circuits

    Harmonic motion is more complicated than sinusoidal oscillations. Here’s how complicated oscillations arise in linear and nonlinear circuits.

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  •  Kirchhoff’s Junction Rule: Understanding Circuit Current Optimization

    Kirchhoff’s Junction Rule: Understanding Circuit Current Optimization

    Working through circuit board current and voltage necessities will want you to keep up-to-date with

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  •  Bandpass Filter Bode Plot and Analysis

    Bandpass Filter Bode Plot and Analysis

    Here’s what you need to know about bandpass filter Bode plot. You’ll find some simple examples in this article

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  • The Use of the Monte Carlo Method in Sensitivity Analysis and Its Advantages

    The Use of the Monte Carlo Method in Sensitivity Analysis and Its Advantages

    A Monte Carlo sensitivity analysis affords several advantages over single-point estimate or deterministic analysis.

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  • Difference Between AC and DC Current in Circuit Boards

    Difference Between AC and DC Current in Circuit Boards

    Different design methods can reduce noise caused by AC and DC currents.

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  •  Creating Reference Planes for Your Circuit Organization

    Creating Reference Planes for Your Circuit Organization

    This article describes the process of creating reference planes and what their purpose is on a printed circuit board.

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  • VLSI Technology: Its History and Uses in Modern Technology

    VLSI Technology: Its History and Uses in Modern Technology

    VLSI technology refers to technology with hundreds of thousands of transistors embedded onto a singular silicon semiconductor microchip.

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  •  Impedance vs Resistance: Which is Most Important for PCB Layout?

    Impedance vs Resistance: Which is Most Important for PCB Layout?

    Impedance vs resistance? Is one more important for laying out your board? The answer is clearly explained in this blog.

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  • Taking a Circuit Board through OrCAD Layout for the First Time

    Taking a Circuit Board through OrCAD Layout for the First Time

    To find out more about PCB design using OrCAD Layout, take a look at the basic design workflow for layout, as outlined in this article.

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  • When to Use Nodal Analysis in the Frequency Domain

    When to Use Nodal Analysis in the Frequency Domain

    Working with nodal analysis in the frequency domain is easy with the right set of simulation tools.

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