Printed Circuit Board Designer's Reference; Basics / Edition 1by Chris Robertson
Pub. Date: 10/13/2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Printed Circuit Board Designer's Reference: Basics, by Christopher T. Robertson, teaches the fundamentals of printed circuit board design and manufacture. The book also serves as a valuable reference work, defining a wide range of common industry standards, formulas, and techniques that are otherwise undocumented. A software calculator stocked with/i>… See more details below
Printed Circuit Board Designer's Reference: Basics, by Christopher T. Robertson, teaches the fundamentals of printed circuit board design and manufacture. The book also serves as a valuable reference work, defining a wide range of common industry standards, formulas, and techniques that are otherwise undocumented. A software calculator stocked with useful data rounds out the package.
- Prentice Hall
- Publication date:
- Prentice Hall Modern Semiconductor Design Series' Sub Series: PH Signal Integrity Library Series
- Edition description:
- New Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 7.08(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.70(d)
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to a Printed Circuit Board.
What Is a PCB? What a PCB Is Made Of. A Thumbnail Sketch of the Design Process. Summary.
2. Design for Manufacturing.
About Fabrication Notes. Technologies. Defining Fabrication Limits. The Fabrication Drawing. The Fabrication Process and Fabrication Notes. Summary.
3. Design for Assembly.
Soldering a Thru-Hole Component. Quality Solder Joints. Determining the Annular Ring for Assembly. Component Spacing. Component Placement. Manual Assembly vs. Auto Assembly. Single-Sided Assembly vs. Double-Sided Assembly. Manual Assembly. Auto Assembly. Summary.
4. Schematics and the Netlist.
Schematic Entry. Understanding Electricity. Software Terminology. Understanding Components. Schematic Standards. Schematic Design Checklist. Schematic Styles. Sheets and Strategies. Connectors and Sheet Connectors. Summary.
5. Designing a PCB.
Initial Design Determination. Getting Started Using Tools of the Trade. Utilities and Accessories. Documenting Standards and Materials. Gathering and Defining Preliminary Information. Defining Constraints and Requirements. Determining the Material Type to Use. Designing the Board. Specifying the Manufacturing Do's and Don'ts. Templates. Summary.
6. Libraries, Components, and Data Sheets.
Understanding Components. Component Consistency. Component Symbol Types. Library Naming Convention. Manufacturer-Generic vs. Manufacturer-Specific Components. Deciphering a Data Sheet and Manufacturer's Standards—SMD. Drawing the Components. Multiple Aspects of the Same Component. Summary.
7. Board Completion and Inspection.
Why Inspect? Summary.
8. Drawing an Assembly.
Creating an Assembly Drawing. Determining the Type of Assembly Drawing Required. Assembly Views. Assembly Drawing Final Note. Summary.
PCB Manufacturing Terms.
PCB Manufacturing Acronyms.
PCB Design Acronyms.
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