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Course Module: PCB Design with Altium Designer


Module 1: Introduction to PCB Design and Altium Designer

  • Understanding the PCB Design Process
  • Overview of Altium Designer Interface and Features
  • Setting Up a New Project and Configuring Design Parameters
  • Navigating Altium’s Workspace and Tools


Module 2: Schematic Capture in Altium Designer

  • Creating Schematic Sheets and Components
  • Placing and Connecting Components in Schematic Editor
  • Annotating and Managing Component References
  • Validating Schematic Connectivity and Electrical Rules


Module 3: Component Library Management

  • Importing and Creating Component Libraries
  • Managing Component Footprints and Symbols
  • Creating Custom Components and Symbols
  • Working with Manufacturer Part Search Libraries


Module 4: PCB Layout and Routing

  • Transferring Schematic to PCB Layout Editor
  • Placing Components and Routing Traces
  • Applying Design Rules and Constraints
  • Optimizing PCB Layout for Signal Integrity and EMI/EMC


Module 5: Advanced PCB Design Techniques

  • Layer Stackup Configuration and Management
  • Differential Pair Routing and Impedance Control
  • High-Speed Signal Routing Guidelines
  • Designing Multilayer PCBs and HDI (High-Density Interconnect) Boards


Module 6: Design Rule Setup and Verification

  • Defining Design Rules for Signal Integrity, Clearance, and Manufacturing
  • Performing Design Rule Checks (DRC) and Correcting Errors
  • Designing PCBs for Manufacturability and Assembly
  • Generating Gerber Files and Fabrication Outputs


Module 7: 3D PCB Visualization and Mechanical Integration

  • Integrating Mechanical Design with Altium Designer
  • Importing and Viewing 3D Models of Components and Enclosures
  • Collaborating with Mechanical Engineers for PCB-Footprint Compatibility
  • Performing Thermal Analysis and Heat Sink Placement


Module 8: Design Collaboration and Version Control

  • Working Collaboratively with Team Members in Altium 365
  • Managing Design Revisions and Version Control
  • Using Altium’s Project Release Management Features
  • Exporting and Importing Designs for Collaboration


Module 9: Design for Manufacturability (DFM) and Design for Test (DFT)

  • Understanding DFM Guidelines for PCB Fabrication and Assembly
  • Designing for Panelization and PCB Stacking
  • Implementing Test Points and JTAG Boundary Scan for DFT
  • Generating Documentation and Assembly Drawings


Module 10: Advanced Topics and Troubleshooting

  • Designing Flex and Rigid-Flex PCBs
  • Handling Signal Integrity Issues and Crosstalk
  • Debugging and Troubleshooting PCB Layouts
  • Best Practices for PCB Design with Altium Designer


Each module will include hands-on exercises, projects, and assessments to reinforce learning and practical application of PCB design concepts using Altium Designer.

  • 1 Month
  • Weekdays : Mon to Fri ( 1hr/day )
  • Weekend: 2hrs/day
  • Flexible Time
  • Free Session Videos
  • Course Completion Certificate
  • Lifetime Customer Support
  • Helping to Get a Job
  • Resume Preparation
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