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This article is about the challenges of routing with the correct PCB trace width and spacing, as well as some design tooltips to help with that.
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.
This article discusses the potential problems with PCB component to edge clearances that are too tight and what the designer can do about it.
An overheated PCB is likely to malfunction, which is why proper PCB thermal management is such a vital part of ensuring the reliability of an electronics design.
IPC component spacing guidelines exist to minimize physical overlap and electrical interference that could have detrimental effects on PCB performance.
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.
Read our guide to learn about standing wave patterns on your electrical transmission lines and interconnects.
This article explores figuring out the right IPC through-hole standards in PCB design and how to apply them in calculating pad size.
Special considerations are required for high-power PCB design, including thermal management, layout, component arrangement, and more.
How do you form an instantaneous power equation and is it useful in all types of circuits? Get your questions answered in this article.
Wondering how to prevent solder bridging when you have little control over the assembly process? Using an IPC-compliant footprint is a good start.
These PCB design principles help beginners ensure design reliability and manufacturability for their PCB designs. Learn how to put them into practice.
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Getting the fundamentals of power supply design right is critical to ensuring the reliability of a circuit. Here are some common challenges and key tips.
When designing a PCB, it is important to use design for reliability (DfR) concepts to avoid PCB failures and unreliability. Read on to learn how to implement these concepts.
Connectors can be used for various applications and they keep electricity flowing from one element to another.
Learn about the different plating options for PCBs and when they're used
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What are the most common PCB design standards and why does your design need to comply with them? Let us show you the answers and more.
This article explores the differences of single-point vs. multipoint grounding in PCB layouts as well as some ground plane design best practices.