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As geometries continue to shrink and switching speeds increase, designing electromagnetic systems and printed circuit boards to meet the required signal integrity and EMC specifications has become even more challenging. A new design methodology is required, specifically, the utilization of an electromagnetic physics based design methodology to control the field energy in your design. This training module will walk through the development process and provide you with guidelines for building successful Printed Circuited boards.

Course Outline

    • Design Environment for System Designers
      • Electromagnetic Fields Overview
      • Energy Management
      • Transmission Lines
      • Antenna Size vs. Frequency
    • Electromagnetic Fields Management in PCB Design
      • Board Outline
      • Placement
      • Schematic Evaluation
      • Uncontrolled Component Placement
    • Testing and Evaluation
      • Use Case: KIT33812ECUEVME Reference Design single/dual cylinder small engine control applications
    • PCB Layout Considerations – New Rules of Thumb
      • Flooding
      • Trace width Sizing
      • Board Layering
      • Layer count determinations
      • Using Planes
      • Routing over Split Planes
      • Routing Differential signals
      • Routing Timing Critical Bus Signals
    • Closing Remarks and Reference Materials

What You'll Learn

    • Understand why traditional design methodologies do not meet the challenges for next generation submicron PCB designs.
    • Receive a basic overview of electromagnetic and transmission line theory and why it should be applied to your PCB Design.
    • Develop a comprehensive design strategy that utilizes an electromagnetic physics based approach to control the fields in your system.
    • Review real life use cases of how managing field energy can significantly reduce conducting and radiating emissions in your PCB.
    • Learn best practices for managing fields in your PCB design

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