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To avoid signal integrity problems in their layouts, design engineers need to be familiar with PCB design guidelines for high speed.
Choosing the best-priced components to use on your circuit board can save you a lot of money as long as you look at component cost volume analysis first.
With rising circuit speeds and increased noise and interference, PCB layout designers can no longer afford to ignore PCB impedance control.
PCB designers should understand these high-speed analog layout techniques for the best results when designing mixed-signal circuit boards.
To ensure layout success, it is essential for circuit designers to fully use their PCB design rules for digital circuits.
For circuit board designs that perform well and can be manufactured without errors, follow these PCB component placement tolerances.
Avoid power delivery network problems on your circuit board by clearly understanding power integrity fundamentals.
Designing high-speed circuit boards requires an understanding of signal integrity fundamentals and layout best practices.
This article explains ball grid array parts used in the design of circuit boards and discusses some best practice PCB layout recommendations for BGA packages.
Ground noise refers to electrical fluctuations that may cause PCB performance problems. Learning how to reduce ground noise is an important part of PCB design.
This article explores the differences of single-point vs. multipoint grounding in PCB layouts as well as some ground plane design best practices.
The Cadence® Allegro® PCB Editor helps bring your innovative and bleeding-edge designs to life.
Split plane routing is essential with today’s high-density PCB designs, but there are some potential pitfalls to using them if you aren’t careful.
We’ll illustrate the importance of setting up functional partitioning in PCB design and give some recommendations on functional partition best practices.
Magnetic coupling is a different animal. A moving electrical charge will generate a magnetic field as a byproduct. The magnetic fields can be quite powerful though their effect drops off rapidly.
This article talks about the different types of shielding in analog layouts that are important for controlling EMI in circuit boards.
There is more than one way to examine how the transmission line reflection coefficient affects your signals.
Conduct RLC circuit analysis using the RLC transfer function.
This article describes some of the potential problems of routing diff pairs on a PCB and offers some differential pair routing guidelines to get you through.
A 4-pin PWM header works to balance noise and PC temperature—read on to learn more about the benefits of 4-pin PWM headers and what you need to design a fan controller.