REA307 PCB Design

Code REA307
Name PCB Design
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Electronics and Telecommunications
Academic staff Dmitrijs Pikuļins, Juris Grizāns
Credit points 3.0 (4.5 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation PCB design fundamentals: technology, constructions, EMC. .
CAD, EDA design tools, software. Altium Designer, CADSTAR etc. and their structure: .
design explorer, navigation, existing menus and toolbars, locating component and loading .
libraries, creating schematic sheet, components placement, manual and automatic routing , .
design rule check, board design verifying. Creating output files. Practical design. .
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The goals of the course is to acquire knowledge about the board-level design by means of CAD and to develop practical skills necessary for PCB design. Results and competences: elaborated study project in accordance with technical task; ability to work in CAD environment and to use graphical editors; ability to create libraries of components; ability to set up design options, to locate components and to load libraries; ability to document the project; ability to design PCB manually and by means of interactive options; ability to discuss the project and to defend it
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Ability to locate & create PCB components and load the libraries - practical studies, home work - discussion
Ability to add schematic sheets to a project - practical studies, home work - discussion
Ability to set up the PCB workspace and place components on the PCB - practical studies, home work -discussion
Ability to route the PCB - practical studies, home work -discussion
Ability to design PCB, to discuss and defend the work - studies work - defence
Course prerequisites RTR105 Computer Studies (basic course)

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