Home2Net: Meeting Board Space Constraints and Time-to-Market Targets with OrCAD PCB Design Tools
The easy-to-use constraint manager in the OrCAD tool helps us manage hierarchical design rules by regions a...
Start My Free Trial TodayStart Now
Other content in this Stream
Envelope Circuit Design and Layout Tips
If your next PCB contains an envelope circuit, then you’ll need to follow some important layout guidelines for your board.
Layout Tips for Your DC DC Buck Converter Design
A good layout for a DC DC buck converter design on your printed circuit board is essential to its successful operation. Here are some layout tips that can help.
Types of Diode and Determining the Operating Point of a Diode
To ensure your circuit design is operating at the Q-point for any of your types of diode, you need the advanced signal analysis capabilities provided by PSpice simulation.
Working with MOSFET SPICE Models in Circuit Analyses
Here’s what you need to know about different MOSFET SPICE models in different circuit analyses.
Hysteresis in Analog Circuits: Comparator and Operational Amplifier Circuits
Hysteresis in analog circuits is particularly useful in a number of applications. Here’s how you can incorporate hysteresis into your analog circuits.
Harmonic Oscillator Analysis in the Frequency Domain
Here’s what you need to know about linear and nonlinear oscillator analysis in the frequency domain.
Speed of Convergence for Numerical Simulation Algorithms
There is a tradeoff between accuracy and speed of convergence in any simulation. Here’s what you need to know about convergence in electromagnetic simulations.
Using Sensitivity Analysis to Improve Your Circuit Designs
Do you know what will happen to your circuit’s output if one parameter slightly changes? Sensitivity analysis can tell you the answer.
Analog Circuit Design: Introduction to Signals and Return Paths
When a designer is working through analog circuit design, they must understand the signals and return paths they’re working through.
Connecting Electrical Circuits for Multi-Board Schematic Capture
By connecting electrical circuits for multi-board schematic capture you can not only create better designs, but save development costs, as well.
RF Harmonic Balance Analysis for Nonlinear Circuits
How will your nonlinear circuit respond to a real analog driver? RF harmonic balance analysis will tell you the answer.
The Basics of Linear vs. Nonlinear Circuits
Not all circuits provide a linear response. Real devices take advantage of nonlinear circuits for a number of applications.
Reverse Engineering of Mechanical Parts: Resolving Component Obsolescence
Through reverse engineering of mechanical parts, even component failure of obsolete parts can be resolved with thorough problem solving process.
Useful Tips In Functional Design of Circuits
To improve functional design of circuits, ensure your fundamentals of circuit design are solid. Then work on refining the more nuanced processes.
Applications of KVL and KCL In PCB Design
Applications of KVL and KCL run rampant throughout circuit design as a designer comes to understand voltage necessities for their device to work.
Best Tips for Effective PCB Schematic Design
Here are some important tips and recommendations for your PCB schematic design in order to help you to create the best schematic capture and PCB layout.
Failure of Ohm's Law and Circuit Analysis
When can you observe the failure of Ohm’s law? Here’s how you can address nonlinearity in circuit analysis using a SPICE-based simulator.
Creating PCB Shapes with EDA or CAD Tools
Creating PCB shapes encourages a smooth and clean schematic and layout process for any PCB designer.
Constraints in DDR Routing: The Expansive Power of Limits
Constraints in DDR routing enable a designer to manage tricky layout considerations with ease.
DC Voltage Requirements for Electronic Devices on High-Speed PCBs