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Expedition PCB Introduction

Categories: Expedition

Expedition┬« PCB Introduction presents the workflow and methods of laying out a printed circuit board using the latest version of Mentor Graphics Expedition PCB. From fundamental library concepts, to the PCB editor environment and the PCB layout process, you will gain hands-on experience in integrating a source schematic, placing and routing the board, and outputting the fabrication data. View course highlights ↓


Our instructor-led online classes offer all the benefits of classroom training without the travel. Participate in a live classroom experience, complete with hands-on exercises and course materials, directly from your office.

Date Time Language Price
Apr 28–May 62014 8–2 PM
English 3,500 USD Register
May 19–272014 8–2 PM
English 3,500 USD Register
Jul 14–222014 8–2 PM
English 3,500 USD Register
Sep 1–92014 8:10–2:10 PM
English 3,500 USD Register

Course Highlights

Hands-on lab exercises help reinforce lecture and discussion topics, and provide you with extensive tool usage experience under the guidance of our industry expert instructors.

You will learn how to

  • Create Padstacks, Cell (footprint) and Part (PDB) definitions, and build intelligence into components.
  • Create a Layout Template.
  • Start a PCB Layout by integrating with a schematic design.
  • Define Board Geometry
  • Place parts, swap pins & gates and back annotate.
  • Verify the Layout with on-line and batch Design Rule Checking
  • Utilize the Constraint Editor System™ (CES) to define layout and routing constraints
  • Route, using both manual/interactive and automatic tools.
  • Add test points
  • Generate Plane data
  • Finalize the Silkscreen
  • Generate Gerber Data
  • Generate Drill Data
  • Dimension and Document the Layout

Hands-on Labs

  • Library Overview
  • Creating Padstacks, Cells, Parts, and Layout Templates
  • PCB Editor Overview
  • Starting a PCB Layout
  • Defining Board Geometry
  • Placing Parts
  • Constraint Editor System
  • Verifying the Layout
  • Routing
  • Adding test points
  • Generating Planes
  • Finalizing the Silkscreen
  • Generating Gerber Data
  • Generating Drill Data
  • Dimensioning the design
  • Creating drawings


Course Details

Intended for

PCB Designers

Users unfamiliar with Expedition


Familiarity with concepts of PCB technology

Familiarity with Windows/Linux operating system

Schematic Capture knowledge preferred


Course Part Number
  • Instructor-led: 236556
  • Live online: 239695
  • On demand: 257472
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