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IAP 2012 Activity

Introduction to "Real World" Circuit Design and PCB Layout
Glenn Tournier
Mon Jan 30 thru Thu Feb 2, 06-07:30pm, 32-124

No limit but advance sign up required (see contact below)
Signup by: 20-Jan-2012
Participants requested to attend all sessions (non-series)
Prereq: Basic electronics knowledge

Ever wonder how to actually build the circuits you learn about in class? Want to know why current doesn't always follow the path of least resistance? Learn the processes to take your theoretical design from paper to PCB (printed circuit board). This series of lectures will cover many topics not traditionally taught in the classroom related to the physical implementation of circuits starting with design fundamentals and concluding with a tutorial on performing your own printed PCB layout. Real world implementation concerns such as component selection, power supply decoupling, cabling, mixed signal grounding, proper trace layout, PCB construction, layout software usage, and final file creation will be addressed. Class is ideal for those wanting to build small, reliable circuits for class, research, or fun!
Contact: Glenn Tournier, iap-pcb-layout@mit.edu
Sponsor: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Latest update: 04-Nov-2011

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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