Expedition PCB Introduction
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 ↓
Instructor-Led Online Training
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.
|Mar 18–26||8–2 PM
|Apr 28–May 6||8–2 PM
|May 19–27||8–2 PM
|Jul 14–22||8–2 PM
|Sep 1–9||8:10–2:10 PM
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
- 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
- Adding test points
- Generating Planes
- Finalizing the Silkscreen
- Generating Gerber Data
- Generating Drill Data
- Dimensioning the design
- Creating drawings
Users unfamiliar with Expedition
Familiarity with concepts of PCB technology
Familiarity with Windows/Linux operating system
Schematic Capture knowledge preferred
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