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Training Course Description

Length: 3 Days

Prerequisites: SOLIDWORKS Essentials course, experience doing electronics schematic design and experience with the Windows operating system.

This course covers the essential features of SOLIDWORKS PCB. Learn how to develop schematics for your board layouts, add components and assign supplier links, and check design integrity using rules. Create PCB designs using configurable layer stacks, add keepouts and cutouts, place and route components, and add copper pours. Learn how to collaborate seamlessly with SOLIDWORKS to finalize the designs, with a managed ECO change process, then configure and automatically generate output files for manufacturing.

Course Lessons:
  • SOLIDWORKS PCB Basics and the User Interface
  • Working with PCB Design Projects
  • Creating Schematic Templates
  • Configuring the Schematic Preferences
  • Populating Schematics
  • Creating Schematic Connections
  • Using Schematic Annotations
  • Compiling and Verification
  • Collaborating with SOLIDWORKS
  • Configuring Layers and PCB Stacks
  • Configuring the Outline, Keepout and Cutout
  • Configuring Origins and Grids
  • Transferring Design Data
  • Placing Footprints
  • Using Design Rule Checks
  • Routing
  • Defining Polygon Pour
  • Inspection - Global Edition
  • Outputting Data

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