Make Your Own PCBs with EAGLE: From Schematic Designs to Finished Boards

Make Your Own PCBs with EAGLE: From Schematic Designs to Finished Boards

by Simon Monk
     
 

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Design custom printed circuit boards with EAGLE

Learn how to make double-sided professional-quality PCBs from the ground up using EAGLE--the powerful, flexible design software. In this step-by-step guide, electronics guru Simon Monk leads you through the process of designing a schematic, transforming it into a PCB layout, and submitting standard Gerber

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Design custom printed circuit boards with EAGLE

Learn how to make double-sided professional-quality PCBs from the ground up using EAGLE--the powerful, flexible design software. In this step-by-step guide, electronics guru Simon Monk leads you through the process of designing a schematic, transforming it into a PCB layout, and submitting standard Gerber files to a manufacturing service to create your finished board. Filled with detailed illustrations, photos, and screenshots, Make Your Own PCBs with EAGLE features downloadable example projects so you can get started right away.

  • Install EAGLE Light Edition and discover the views and screens that make up an EAGLE project
  • Create the schematic and board files for a simple LED project
  • Find the right components and libraries for your projects
  • Work with the Schematic Editor
  • Lay out PCBs with through-hole components and with surface mount technology
  • Build a sound level meter with a small amplifier and ten LEDs
  • Generate Gerber design files to submit for fabrication
  • Solder through-hole PCBs and SMD boards
  • Design a plug-in Arduino shield
  • Build a Raspberry Pi expansion board
  • Automate repetitive tasks using scripts and User Language Programs
  • Create your own libraries and parts and modify existing components

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071819251
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
06/13/2014
Edition description:
List
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
391,771
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Simon Monk has a degree in Cybernetics and Computer Science and a PhD in Software Engineering. He spent several years as an academic before he returned to industry, co-founding the mobile software company Momote Ltd. Dr. Monk has been an active electronics hobbyist since his early teens and is a full-time writer on hobby electronics and open source hardware. He is the author of numerous electronics books, including Programming the Raspberry Pi: Getting Started with Python; 30 Arduino Projects for the Evil Genius; and Arduino + Android Projects for the Evil Genius, as well as co-author of Practical Electronics for Inventors, Third Edition.

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