Cost/Performance/Yield Optimization

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  • Rigid Circuit Board Design

    Rigid Circuit Board Design

    When compared to flex PCBs or rigid-flex PCBs, rigid circuit boards offer many advantages.

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  • Using Figure of Merit in Electronic Systems for PCBA Cost-Benefit Analysis

    Using Figure of Merit in Electronic Systems for PCBA Cost-Benefit Analysis

    The use of a figure of merit in electronic systems, as we explain in this blog, can help you improve the cost-effectiveness of your PCBA development.

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  • Design for Disassembly, Circular Design, and Product Lifecycle Management

    Design for Disassembly, Circular Design, and Product Lifecycle Management

    With design for disassembly, you can ensure that your electronic hardware never outstayed its welcome and can adequately be re-used or incorporated again in the future.

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  • An Introductory Multilayer PCB Design Tutorial

    An Introductory Multilayer PCB Design Tutorial

    To better understand the differences in PCB layout between a double sided board and a multilayer board, take a look at this multilayer PCB design tutorial.

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  • Bi-Directional Discrete Parts in Your PCB Design

    Bi-Directional Discrete Parts in Your PCB Design

    Bi-directional discrete parts play an important role in the function of a circuit board. Here is some more information on what they are and how they are used.

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  • IoT In Manufacturing: Optimization, Reliability, and Security

    IoT In Manufacturing: Optimization, Reliability, and Security

    Working with the internet of things in manufacturing can improve workflow and efficiency; however, comes with some security risks.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) and How It Works in Electronics Manufacturing

    Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) and How It Works in Electronics Manufacturing

    Selective laser sintering is a process used in PCB manufacturing to try and speed up and add cost efficiency to an additive manufacturing workflow.

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  • Working with STEP Enclosure Models in PCB Design

    Working with STEP Enclosure Models in PCB Design

    With STEP enclosure models giving the PCB designer access to mechanical design features inside of the layout tools, there are fewer PCB design mistakes.

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  • Balanced Modulators in Analog Designs

    Balanced Modulators in Analog Designs

    You’ll need to know about amplitude modulation and signal integrity when working with balanced modulator circuits in your designs.

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  • Current Optimization Techniques for Electronic Hardware Design

    Current Optimization Techniques for Electronic Hardware Design

    Current optimization techniques will be useful for any circuit designer looking to make their circuits efficient and reliable.

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  • Circuit Board Conformal Coating 101

    Circuit Board Conformal Coating 101

    To protect your circuit boards in their operating environment, you should consider circuit board conformal coating. Here is more information about that.

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  • Understanding Component Model Parameters for Electronic Circuit Design

    Understanding Component Model Parameters for Electronic Circuit Design

    Component model parameters are important to ensure for circuit design integrity and reliability.

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  • Tips for Finding Current in a Circuit

    Tips for Finding Current in a Circuit

    There are many effective complications to finding current in a circuit, or calculating the current of a circuit before production for proper design management.

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  • Environmental IoT Electronics: Keeping Consumers Sustainable

    Environmental IoT Electronics: Keeping Consumers Sustainable

    Environmental IoT electronics will be responsible for ensuring consumer electronics maintain some degree of recyclability, ease of disassembly, or sustainability

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  • Analog Layout Basics for PCB Design

    Analog Layout Basics for PCB Design

    Analog layout basics require an understanding of component placing and simulation processes to optimize your board for routing.

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  • Benefits For Zero Ohm Resistor in Circuit Design

    Benefits For Zero Ohm Resistor in Circuit Design

    While non-ideal, a zero ohm resistor can be very helpful for balancing designs for circuits.

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  • Prototype Boards: PCB Layout Preparation Tips

    Prototype Boards: PCB Layout Preparation Tips

    Cutting corners on building a prototype board can save you time, but is it the best way to prepare for a good design. Here are some tips that can help.

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