Designing Circuit Boards with EAGLE

Make High-quality PCBs at Low Cost

Author: Matthew Scarpino

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 013381999X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 383

View: 3778

"Matt Scarpino has provided a great tool for the hobbyist starting out in the circuit board design world, demonstrating all the features you'll need to create your own circuit board projects. However, the experienced engineer will also benefit from the book, as it serves as a complete reference guide to all EAGLE software configuration settings and features. His insightful guidance helps simplify difficult tasks, and his handy tips will help save you hours of trial-and-error experimentation." --Rich Blum, author, Sams Teach Yourself Arduino Programming in 24 Hours and Sams Teach Yourself Python Programming for Raspberry Pi in 24 Hours Powerful, flexible, and inexpensive, EAGLE is the ideal PCB design solution for every Maker/DIYer, startup, hobbyist, or student. Today, all open source Arduino designs are released in EAGLE format: If you want to design cost-effective new PCBs, this is the tool to learn. Matthew Scarpino helps you take full advantage of EAGLE's remarkable capabilities. You won't find any differential equations here: only basic circuit theory and hands-on techniques for designing effective PCBs and getting innovative new gadgets to market. Scarpino starts with an accessible introduction to the fundamentals of PCB design. Next, he walks through the design of basic, intermediate, and complex circuit boards, starting with a simple inverting amplifier and culminating in a six-layer single-board computer with hundreds of components and thousands of routed connections. As the circuits grow more complex, you'll master advanced EAGLE features and discover how to automate crucial design-related tasks. Whatever your previous experience, Scarpino's start-to-finish examples and practical insight can help you create designs of stunning power and efficiency. Understand single-sided, double-sided, and multilayer boards Design practical circuits with the schematic editor Transform schematics into physical board designs Convert board designs into Gerber output files for fabrication Expand EAGLE's capabilities with new libraries and components Exchange designs with LTspice and simulate their responses to input Automate simple repetitive operations with editor commands Streamline circuit design and library generation with User Language programs (ULPs) Design for the advanced BeagleBone Black, with high-speed BGA devices and a 32-bit system on a chip (SoC) Use buses to draw complex connections between components Configure stackups, create/route BGA components, and route high-speed signals eagle-book.com provides an archive containing the design files for the book's circuits. It also includes EAGLE libraries, scripts, and User Language programs (ULPs).

Build Your Own Printed Circuit Board

Author: Al Williams

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071709053

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 206

View: 4000

FREE PCB SOFTWARE! The EagleCAD light software inside does all the tasks described in this book -- schematic capture, layout, and autorouting. Run it on Windows or Linux. DESIGN TO PRODUCTION -- EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO MAKE YOUR OWN PCBs With Build Your Own Printed Circuit Board, you can eliminate or reduce your company's reliance on outsourcing to board houses, and cut costs significantly. Perfect for advanced electronics hobbyists as well, this easy-to-follow guide is by far the most up-to-date source on making PCBs. Complete in itself, the handbook even gives you PCB CAD software, on CD, ready to run on either Windows or Linux. (Some PCB software costs from $10,000 to $15,000!) STEP-BY-STEP DIRECTIONS, AND A PRACTICE RUNTHROUGH Written by a PCB designer and electronics expert, Build Your Own Printed Circuit Board gives you absolutely everything you need to design and construct a professional-looking prototype or production-ready PCB files with modern CAD tools. You get: * Instructions for every phase of project flow, from design schematics, sizing, layout, and autorouting fabrication * The latest in PCB tips, tricks, and techniques * Cutting-edge tactics for shrinking boards * Guidance on generating CAM (computer-aided manufacturing) files to produce the board yourself or send it out * A sample project, demonstrating all the book's techniques, that you can build and use in practical applications * Discussions on using service bureaus to produce designs * Expert comparison of CAD program options THE BEST GUIDE TO BUILDING YOUR OWN PCBs!

Make Your Own PCBs with EAGLE: From Schematic Designs to Finished Boards

Author: Simon Monk,Duncan Amos

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1260019209

Category: Science

Page: 352

View: 7466

Fully updated coverage of PCB design and construction with EAGLE This thoroughly revised, easy-to-follow guide shows, step-by-step, how to create your own professional-quality PCBs using the latest versions of EAGLE. Make Your Own PCBs with EAGLE: From Schematic Designs to Finished Boards, Second Edition, guides you through the process of developing a schematic, transforming it into a PCB layout, and submitting Gerber files to a manufacturing service to fabricate your finished board. Four brand-new chapters contain advanced techniques, tips, and features. Downloadable DIY projects include a sound level meter, Arduino shield, Raspberry Pi expansion board, and more! • Install and configure EAGLE—including EAGLE v7.7.0 • Explore EAGLE’s screens and create schematic and board files • Select the right components and launch your own projects • Create scripts and User Language Programs that automate repetitive tasks • Build your own libraries and parts and modify existing components • Generate Gerber design files to submit for fabrication • Solder through-hole PCBs and SMD boards • Learn how to streamline your design thinking and workflow • Design non-rectangular and custom-shaped boards • Learn advanced techniques and take your boards to the next level

Motors for Makers

A Guide to Steppers, Servos, and Other Electrical Machines

Author: Matthew Scarpino

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0134031326

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 320

View: 8894

The First Maker-Friendly Guide to Electric Motors! Makers can do amazing things with motors. Yes, they’re more complicated than some other circuit elements, but with this book, you can completely master them. Once you do, incredible new projects become possible. Unlike other books, Motors for Makers is 100% focused on what you can do. Not theory. Making. First, Matthew Scarpino explains how electric motors work and what you need to know about each major type: stepper, servo, induction, and linear motors. Next, he presents detailed instructions and working code for interfacing with and controlling servomotors with Arduino Mega, Raspberry Pi, and BeagleBone Black. All source code and design files are available for you to download from motorsformakers.com. From start to finish, you’ll learn through practical examples, crystal-clear explanations, and photos. If you’ve ever dreamed of what you could do with electric motors, stop dreaming...and start making! Understand why electric motors are so versatile and how they work Choose the right motor for any project Build the circuits needed to control each type of motor Program motor control with Arduino Mega, Raspberry Pi, or BeagleBone Black Use gearmotors to get the right amount of torque Use linear motors to improve speed and precision Design a fully functional electronic speed control (ESC) circuit Design your own quadcopter Discover how electric motors work in modern electric vehicles--with a fascinating inside look at Tesla’s patents for motor design and control!

Complete PCB Design Using OrCAD Capture and PCB Editor

Author: Kraig Mitzner

Publisher: Newnes

ISBN: 9780080943541

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 488

View: 7891

This book provides instruction on how to use the OrCAD design suite to design and manufacture printed circuit boards. The primary goal is to show the reader how to design a PCB using OrCAD Capture and OrCAD Editor. Capture is used to build the schematic diagram of the circuit, and Editor is used to design the circuit board so that it can be manufactured. The book is written for both students and practicing engineers who need in-depth instruction on how to use the software, and who need background knowledge of the PCB design process. Beginning to end coverage of the printed circuit board design process. Information is presented in the exact order a circuit and PCB are designed Over 400 full color illustrations, including extensive use of screen shots from the software, allow readers to learn features of the product in the most realistic manner possible Straightforward, realistic examples present the how and why the designs work, providing a comprehensive toolset for understanding the OrCAD software Introduces and follows IEEE, IPC, and JEDEC industry standards for PCB design. Unique chapter on Design for Manufacture covers padstack and footprint design, and component placement, for the design of manufacturable PCB's FREE CD containing the OrCAD demo version and design files

Making Printed Circuit Boards

Author: Jan Axelson

Publisher: TAB/Electronics

ISBN: 9780830639519

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 327

View: 1766

Learn the latest PC-board fabrication techniques with this learn-by-example guide. The book includes 25 projects and experiments that teach you how to: Draw circuit designs; Transfer artwork to pc blanks; Etch copper patterns and drill lead holes; Solder components repair and modify boards. Master all the latest techniques for low-cost, speedy construction and discover applications for surface-mount components, computer-aided design, safety, and environmental protection.

Programming the Cell Processor

For Games, Graphics, and Computation

Author: Matthew Scarpino

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780132712866

Category: Computers

Page: 744

View: 412

Make the Most of IBM’s Breakthrough Cell Processor in Any Gaming, Graphics, or Scientific Application IBM’s Cell processor delivers truly stunning computational power: enough to satisfy even the most demanding gamers and graphics developers. That’s why Sony chose the Cell to drive its breakthrough PlayStation 3 and why Cell processors are at the heart of today’s most powerful supercomputers. But many developers have struggled to create high-performance Cell applications: the practical, coherent information they need simply hasn’t existed. Programming the Cell Processor solves that problem once and for all. Whether you’re a game developer, graphics programmer, or engineer, Matthew Scarpino shows you how to create applications that leverage all the Cell’s extraordinary power. Scarpino covers everything from the Cell’s advanced architecture to its powerful tools and libraries, presenting realistic code examples that help you gain an increasingly deep and intuitive understanding of Cell development. Scarpino illuminates each of the Cell’s most important technical innovations, introduces the commands needed to access its power, and walks you through the entire development process, including compiling, linking, debugging, and simulating code. He also offers start-to-finish case studies for three especially important Cell applications: games, graphics, and scientific computing. The Cell platform offers unprecedented potential, and this book will help you make the most of it.

Printed Circuits Handbook

Author: Clyde Coombs

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071510790

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1000

View: 3857

The World's #1 Guide to Printed Circuit Boards_Now Completely Updated with the Latest Information on Lead-Free Manufacturing! The best reference in the field for over 30 years, the Printed Circuits Handbook equips you with definitive coverage of every facet of printed circuit assemblies_from design methods to fabrication processes. Now completely revised and updated, the Sixth Edition presents the latest information on lead-free manufacturing, including lead-free PCB design and fabrication techniques, lead-free materials, and lead-free reliability models. The new edition also explores best practices for High Density Interconnect (HDI), as well as flexible printed circuits. Written by a team of experts from around the world, the Sixth Edition of this renowned handbook contains cutting-edge material on engineering and design of printed circuits fabrication methods...assembly processes... solders and soldering...test and repair...waste minimization and treatment ...quality and reliability of printed circuit processes...and much more. The updated Printed Circuits Handbook provides you with: Unsurpassed guidance on printed circuits_from design to manufacturing Over 500 illustrations, charts, and tables for quick access to essential data New to this edition: New coverage of lead-free PCB design and manufacturing techniques, lead-free materials, lead-free reliability models, best practices for High Density Interconnect (HDI), and flexible printed circuits Inside This State-of-the-Art Printed Circuits Guide • Introduction to Printed Circuits • Engineering and Design of Printed Circuits Fabrication Processes • Assembly Processes • Solders and Soldering • Test and Repair • Waste Minimization and Treatment • Quality and Reliability of Printed Circuit Processes • Flexible Circuits

Motors for Makers

A Guide to Steppers, Servos, and Other Electrical Machines

Author: Matthew Scarpino

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0134031326

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 320

View: 6185

The First Maker-Friendly Guide to Electric Motors! Makers can do amazing things with motors. Yes, they’re more complicated than some other circuit elements, but with this book, you can completely master them. Once you do, incredible new projects become possible. Unlike other books, Motors for Makers is 100% focused on what you can do. Not theory. Making. First, Matthew Scarpino explains how electric motors work and what you need to know about each major type: stepper, servo, induction, and linear motors. Next, he presents detailed instructions and working code for interfacing with and controlling servomotors with Arduino Mega, Raspberry Pi, and BeagleBone Black. All source code and design files are available for you to download from motorsformakers.com. From start to finish, you’ll learn through practical examples, crystal-clear explanations, and photos. If you’ve ever dreamed of what you could do with electric motors, stop dreaming...and start making! Understand why electric motors are so versatile and how they work Choose the right motor for any project Build the circuits needed to control each type of motor Program motor control with Arduino Mega, Raspberry Pi, or BeagleBone Black Use gearmotors to get the right amount of torque Use linear motors to improve speed and precision Design a fully functional electronic speed control (ESC) circuit Design your own quadcopter Discover how electric motors work in modern electric vehicles--with a fascinating inside look at Tesla’s patents for motor design and control!

Arduino for Beginners

Essential Skills Every Maker Needs

Author: John Baichtal

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0133416739

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 400

View: 9461

ARDUINO for BEGINNERS ESSENTIAL SKILLS EVERY MAKER NEEDS Loaded with full-color step-by-step illustrations! Absolutely no experience needed! Learn Arduino from the ground up, hands-on, in full color! Discover Arduino, join the DIY movement, and build an amazing spectrum of projects… limited only by your imagination! No “geekitude” needed: This full-color guide assumes you know nothing about Arduino or programming with the Arduino IDE. John Baichtal is an expert on getting newcomers up to speed with DIY hardware. First, he guides you gently up the learning curve, teaching you all you need to know about Arduino boards, basic electronics, safety, tools, soldering, and a whole lot more. Then, you walk step-by-step through projects that reveal Arduino’s incredible potential for sensing and controlling the environment–projects that inspire you to create, invent, and build the future! · Use breadboards to quickly create circuits without soldering · Create a laser/infrared trip beam to protect your home from intruders · Use Bluetooth wireless connections and XBee to build doorbells and more · Write useful, reliable Arduino programs from scratch · Use Arduino’s ultrasonic, temperature, flex, and light sensors · Build projects that react to a changing environment · Create your own plant-watering robot · Control DC motors, servos, and stepper motors · Create projects that keep track of time · Safely control high-voltage circuits · Harvest useful parts from junk electronics · Build pro-quality enclosures that fit comfortably in your home

Fritzing for Inventors: Take Your Electronics Project from Prototype to Product

Author: Simon Monk

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071844643

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 272

View: 4340

In this TAB book, bestselling electronics author Simon Monk shows maker-entrepreneurs how to use Fritzing’s open-source software and services to create electronics prototypes, design and manufacture printed circuit boards (PCBs), and bring professional-quality electronic products to market. Fritzing for Inventors: Take Your Electronics Project from Prototype to Product explains how to use this set of free, open-source electronics prototyping tools to lay out breadboards, create schematics, and design professional-quality printed circuit boards (PCBs). No engineering skills needed! Whether you’re a hobbyist, artist, inventor, or student, you’ll be able to develop a product from schematic to prototype to professional-quality printed circuit board, all from one easy-to-use software package. Fritzing works well with prototyping boards such as Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and BeagleBone. This DIY guide covers the whole lifecycle of product development for a hobbyist entrepreneur. It takes you from initial concept, to prototyping, to PCB production, to distribution. Along the way, it examines the sourcing of components, product testing, and even how to price products for wholesale and retail. Simon Monk is a bestselling TAB electronics author and popular presenter at MakerFaires Well-illustrated tutorial with screen captures, easy-to-follow instructions, and step-by-step projects Describes an up-to-date contemporary approach to PCB design, including surface-mount designs Explains how to become a maker entrepreneur by using crowdfunding and indie marketplaces for technical products

RF Circuit Design Techniques for MF-UHF Applications

Author: Abdullah Eroglu

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439861668

Category: Computers

Page: 358

View: 4277

Magnetic resonance imaging, semiconductor processing, and RFID are some of the critical applications within the medium frequency (MF) to ultrahigh frequency (UHF) range that require RF designers to have a solid understanding of analytical and experimental RF techniques. Designers need to be able to design components and devices cost effectively, and integrate them with high efficiency, minimal loss, and required power. Computer-aided design (CAD) tools also play an important part in helping to reduce costs and improve accuracy through optimization. RF Circuit Design Techniques for MF-UHF Applications explains how to design, simulate, and implement RF/microwave components and devices for applications within the medium frequency (MF) to ultrahigh frequency (UHF) range. The book makes RF design simple by expertly blending theory, simulation, and practical application examples. A Practical Guide to RF Circuit Design in the MF-UHF Range: Theory, Simulation, and Real-World Application Examples After a review of network parameters used in the analysis of RF components and devices, the book examines MF-UHF design techniques in detail. These include techniques for designing high-power microstrip circuits, directional couplers, transformers, composite and multilayer inductors, filters, combiners/dividers, and RFID systems. For every device, the book gives the required theory and then explains the verification process with CAD tools. In addition, each design is illustrated with real-life implementation examples that use a variety of CAD tools such as MATLAB®, Mathcad, HFSSTM, Ansoft Designer®, Sonnet®, and PSpice®. Design tables, curves, and charts are included to demonstrate an efficient design process. Throughout, the book also offers practical hints to help engineers shorten the design time. Design MF-UHF Devices More Cost-Effectively The book reflects the optimum design methodology used in RF engineering, from the application of theory, to simulation for verification, to experimentation. Packed with useful techniques, tips, and examples, it is an invaluable resource for engineers, researchers, and students working in the MF-UHF range.

Printed Circuit Boards

Design, Fabrication, Assembly and Testing

Author: R. S. Khandpur

Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 0070588147

Category: Printed circuits

Page: 691

View: 8527

This domain derives from such diverse disciplines as electronics, mechanical engineering, fluid dynamics, thermodynamics, chemistry, physics, metallurgy and optics. The author, with nearly four decades of experience in R&D, technology development, and education and training, provides a practical and hand-on approach to the subject, by covering the latest technological developments and covering all the vital aspects of PCB, i.e. design, fabrication, assembly, testing, including reliability and quality.With this coverage, the book will be useful to designers, manufacturers, and students of electrical and electronic engineering.

Circuit Design with VHDL

Author: Volnei A. Pedroni

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 9780262162241

Category: Computers

Page: 363

View: 7515

An integrated presentation of electronic circuit designand VHDL, with an emphasis on system examples and laboratoryexercises.

The Circuit Designer’s Companion

Author: Tim Williams

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483102505

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 310

View: 459

The Circuit Designer’s Companion covers the theoretical aspects and practices in analogue and digital circuit design. Electronic circuit design involves designing a circuit that will fulfill its specified function and designing the same circuit so that every production model of it will fulfill its specified function, and no other undesired and unspecified function. This book is composed of nine chapters and starts with a review of the concept of grounding, wiring, and printed circuits. The subsequent chapters deal with the passive and active components of circuitry design. These topics are followed by discussions of the principles of other design components, including linear integrated circuits, digital circuits, and power supplies. The remaining chapters consider the vital role of electromagnetic compatibility in circuit design. These chapters also look into safety, design of production, testability, reliability, and thermal management of the designed circuit. This book is of great value to electrical and design engineers.

The Art of PCB Reverse Engineering (Standard Edition)

Unravelling the Beauty of the Original Design

Author: Keng Ng

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781518800535

Category:

Page: 372

View: 5912

PCB reverse-engineering is a skill that requires more than just an acquaintance with electronics. We're not talking about recreating the PCB artwork here, but the schematic diagram itself. To the uninitiated, it is a difficult if not impossible undertaking reserved only for the determined and qualified. The author, however, believes that having a right mindset and being equipped with the right knowledge will enable even an average electronics engineer to do it. This book will not teach you to use electronic automation design (EDA) tools to produce or reproduce PCBs nor give you a formal study on PCB structural design and fabrication. It does, however, impart knowledge on PCBs that relate to reverse-engineering and teaches you how to create PCB layouts and schematic diagrams using Microsoft Visio in a technical capacity. This standard edition illustration-rich book covers things which you'll need to take note before you begin, the necessary basic preparation work to perform, creating layout shapes prior to drafting the PCB artwork, knowing what is a good schematic diagram and the right strategies to use for the type of PCBs (analog, digital, mixed-signals). You will also learn advanced topics such as layering, shape data and shapesheet, generating reports for bill of materials, and even deciphering programmable logic devices!

The Makerspace Workbench

Tools, Technologies, and Techniques for Making

Author: Adam Kemp

Publisher: Maker Media, Inc.

ISBN: 1449355633

Category: Education

Page: 300

View: 8376

Create a dynamic space for designing and building DIY electronic hardware, programming, and manufacturing projects. With this illustrated guide, you’ll learn the benefits of having a Makerspace—a shared space with a set of shared tools—that attracts fellow makers and gives you more resources to work with. You’ll find clear explanations of the tools, software, materials, and layout you need to get started—everything from basic electronics to rapid prototyping technology and inexpensive 3D printers. A Makerspace is the perfect solution for many makers today. While you can get a lot done in a fully-decked out shop, you’ll always have trouble making space for the next great tool you need. And the one thing you really miss out on in a personal shop is the collaboration with other makers. A Makerspace provides you with the best of both worlds. Perfect for any maker, educator, or community, this book shows you how to organize your environment to provide a safe and fun workflow, and demonstrates how you can use that space to educate others.

Hacking Electronics: An Illustrated DIY Guide for Makers and Hobbyists

Author: Simon Monk

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071802371

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 304

View: 8927

Bring your electronic inventions to life! "This full-color book is impressive...there are some really fun projects!" -GeekDad, Wired.com Who needs an electrical engineering degree? This intuitive guide shows how to wire, disassemble, tweak, and re-purpose everyday devices quickly and easily. Packed with full-color illustrations, photos, and diagrams, Hacking Electronics teaches by doing--each topic features fun, easy-to-follow projects. Discover how to hack sensors, accelerometers, remote controllers, ultrasonic rangefinders, motors, stereo equipment, microphones, and FM transmitters. The final chapter contains useful information on getting the most out of cheap or free bench and software tools. Safely solder, join wires, and connect switches Identify components and read schematic diagrams Understand the how and why of electronics theory Work with transistors, LEDs, and laser diode modules Power your devices with a/c supplies, batteries, or solar panels Get up and running on Arduino boards and pre-made modules Use sensors to detect everything from noxious gas to acceleration Build and modify audio amps, microphones, and transmitters Fix gadgets and scavenge useful parts from dead equipment

PCB Design for Real-World EMI Control

Author: bruce archambeault,James Drewniak

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1475736401

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 244

View: 663

Proper design of printed circuit boards can make the difference between a product passing emissions requirements during the first cycle or not. Traditional EMC design practices have been simply rule-based, that is, a list of rules-of-thumb are presented to the board designers to implement. When a particular rule-of-thumb is difficult to implement, it is often ignored. After the product is built, it will often fail emission requirements and various time consuming and costly add-ons are then required. Proper EMC design does not require advanced degrees from universities, nor does it require strenuous mathematics. It does require a basic understanding of the underlying principles of the potential causes of EMC emissions. With this basic understanding, circuit board designers can make trade-off decisions during the design phase to ensure optimum EMC design. Consideration of these potential sources will allow the design to pass the emissions requirements the first time in the test laboratory. A number of other books have been published on EMC. Most are general books on EMC and do not focus on printed circuit board is intended to help EMC engineers and design design. This book engineers understand the potential sources of emissions and how to reduce, control, or eliminate these sources. This book is intended to be a 'hands-on' book, that is, designers should be able to apply the concepts in this book directly to their designs in the real-world.

OpenCL in Action

How to Accelerate Graphics and Computation

Author: Matthew Scarpino

Publisher: Manning Publications

ISBN: 9781617290176

Category: Computers

Page: 434

View: 3112

"OpenCL in Action blends the theory of parallel computing with the practical reality of building high-performance applications using OpenCL. It first guides you through the fundamental data structures in an intuitive manner. Then, it explains techniques for high-speed sorting, image processing, matrix operations, and fast Fourier transform. The book concludes with a deep look at the all-important subject of graphics acceleration. Numerous challenging examples give you different ways to experiment with working code."--Pub. desc.