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A Hardware Designer's Notes (Ramblings) on PCB Design and Testing

Part One:

  1. A History of PCBs
  2. Schematics
  3. BOM
  4. Board Layout
    • Board Size, Shape, and Part Placement
    • Stackup

Part Two:

  1. Board Design Practices
    • Design Rule Check
    • Vias
    • Decoupling (or Bypass) capacitors
    • Return Paths
    • Analong/Digital Mixed Signal Design
  2. Prototyping
  3. Test Points and ICT
    • Mounting Holes
    • Test Points

Rambler's Edition (Part One & Two combined)


Tips & Tricks

When and How to Assemble In-House

Re: Bare PCBs


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