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PCB Design using OrCAD/Allegro for Basics to Expert level

Learn OrCAD/Allegro PCB Design from Schematic (OrCAD Capture), Foorprints (Package Editor) & Board Design(PCB Editor)
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 18h 35m
Language: English
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PCB Design and electronics circuit are basements for all type of electronics products. PCBs are derived from the analog and digital circuits which are prepared according to the application required. Printed circuit boards are the main pillars of the Electronics world. Every Electronics products has PCB inside it, from consumer gadgets like computers, smart phones and gaming consoles to industry and even high-tech products.

Required eligibility:
· Diploma in Electrical or Electronics & Communication.
· BE/BTech. in Electrical or Electronics & Communication.
· BSc/MSc in Electronics & Communication.
· ME/MTech. (E&CE) in Communication.

PCB Design Course Content is given below in brief:
Schematic Design:
· Basic Electronics theory.
· Basics of Circuit designing.
· Schematic design preparation.
· Schematic part editing and creation.
· Net list and Net class creation.
· Bill Of Material generation (BOM).
· Electrical Rule Checking.
Footprint Creation:
· Through hole footprint creation.
· Surface Mount Device footprint creation.
· BGA/PGA footprint creation.
Board Designing:
· Board size and shape creation.
· Component placements.
· PCB Routing: Multi-Layer routing.
· Plane creation.
· Design rule checking.
· Gerber generation.

Skills you gain after the course completion:
· Basic Electronics and Electronic components expertise.
· Circuit Designing (Power management circuit designing)
· Circuit Simulation for best understanding of the subject.
· Tools/Software Expertise.
· Basic design module practice up to 2-Layers.
· Advanced design module practice up to 6-Layers.
· Design expertise:
   o Assignments consists single and double sided PCB.
   o Assignments consists 2-Layers to 6-Layers design.
· Library Module:
     o Symbol and Footprint design for all types of packages.
· High speed placements & routing techniques.
· Design for Manufacturing, Testing and Fabrication expertise.
· Gerber generation and editing.

Benefits of choosing PCB Design Course:
· Strong hold in basic electronics.
· Circuit Design capability.
· Circuit analysis & ERC.
· Components knowledge.
· Power Supply designing.
· Power Integrity Analysis.
· Multiple PCB-CAD tool expertise.
· Expert in library creation.
· Multi-layer PCB designing.
· Signal Integrity Analysis.
· High speed PCB designing.
· Gerber creation & editing

You will learn

✓ You will learn Basic Electronics Theory, Circuit Design and Analysis, Basics of Printed Circuit Board, Electronic Components and Instruments. Study notes given.
✓ You will work on Printed Circuit Board Layout Design such as Schematic creation, Library Creation: Electronic Symbol and Package (Footprint Creation) Designing.
✓ Switching schematic to Board Design (Netlist Creation), Thorough knowledge on Constraint Management Settings, Board Shape Creation (DXF import included) & DRC.
✓ Work on Single sided Board Design, Double sided Board Design, Via creation and application. Routing on Top and Bottom Layer includes enough practice modules.
✓ Plan Creation of Power and Ground. Also Split Plan Creation. Design Rule Checking and DRC updates. Work on Artwork. Setting up all required film layer setups.
✓ Gerber Generation and Gerber analysis and improvements. PCB Manufacturing overview. Latest topics will be updated on regular basis and will be informed about it


• Basic Electronics knowledge, BSc(Electronics), Diploma (Electronics or Electrical), BE (Electronics or Electrical), Master degree in Electronics and Electrical
• If you are working in PCB Manufacturing and Assembly unit, PCB Design course will be an added skillset to your career profile.
• If you own PCB printing, assembly and component soldering unit, you can learn PCB Design and can extend your business unit towards service sector.
• If you have passion on Electronics subject, you can enroll this course and convert your passion into career.

This course is for

• Diploma in Electronics and Communication, Diploma in Electronics and Electrical and Diploma in Electrical.
• Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communication, Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronics.
• BSc in Electronics, MSc in Electronics, MS in Electronics and Post graduate in Electronics and communication.
• Hardware designers, PCB manufacturer, Electronic Components engineer, PCB design and developers.
• Circuit designers, Embedded engineers and Beginners interested in development of PCB

How much does the PCB Design using OrCAD/Allegro for Basics to Expert level course cost? Is it worth it?

The course costs $14.99. And currently there is a 82% discount on the original price of the course, which was $84.99. So you save $70 if you enroll the course now.

Does the PCB Design using OrCAD/Allegro for Basics to Expert level course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

YES, PCB Design using OrCAD/Allegro for Basics to Expert level has a 30-day money back guarantee. The 30-day refund policy is designed to allow students to study without risk.

Are there any SCHOLARSHIPS for this course?

Currently we could not find a scholarship for the PCB Design using OrCAD/Allegro for Basics to Expert level course, but there is a $70 discount from the original price ($84.99). So the current price is just $14.99.

Who is the instructor? Is Pradeep Raj a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Pradeep Raj has created 8 courses that got 741 reviews which are generally positive. Pradeep Raj has taught 13,308 students and received a 4.5 average review out of 741 reviews. Depending on the information available, Pradeep Raj is a TRUSTED instructor.
Training Head at Swarna Institute of Technology, Bangalore
I hold degrees in Electronics and Communication Engineering. I am an Electronics and Communication Engineer that specializes in circuit design, hardware design, PCB layout design and PCB Manufacturing. I have written many blogs and articles on the aforementioned subjects and taught Electronics Engineering courses at Swarna Institute of Technology (recognized by Micro Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME), Government of India) as well as online for many years.

I also train on many professional skills like Microsoft office (Microsoft Word, Microsoft presentation and Microsoft Excel etc.), Fusion 360 (3D design and Development), Website Design and Development, Digital Marketing and 2D and 3D Animation.  I am currently working as ‘Training Head’ at Swarna Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.


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