This article covers undesired switching events, known as hazards, that can occur when developing combinational logic circuits.
December 30, 2021 by Dale Wilson
February 19, 2021 by Dr. Steve Arar
This FEQ (Frequent Engineering Question) gives you essential information about the most important and widespread technique for converting a theoretical circuit into a functional physical device.
April 10, 2020 by Robert Keim
This article looks at the common options for a four-layer board stackup.
September 04, 2019 by Dr. Steve Arar
This article discusses the major causes of high temperatures on PCBs that cause failure and damage to the board itself.
September 02, 2019 by Amos Kingatua
Learn how to use the gridded ground technique to reduce noise in a double-sided PCB.
August 15, 2019 by Dr. Steve Arar
The design of a modern IC is a truly monumental undertaking, and IC design tools make the job possible.
August 05, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
Learn best layout practices for your DC-DC buck converter circuits.
July 03, 2019 by George Biner
So you have a schematic. How do you lay out your custom board? In this article, we'll go over the challenges and solutions I came across in designing a custom PCB for an inclinometer subsystem.
January 11, 2019 by Mark Hughes
This article will discuss what rigid-flex PCBs are, the advantages of using them, and the rules for designing with them for an application.
September 24, 2018 by John Ross
In this article, we will discuss some best practices for how to choose a manufacturer to produce your custom PCB board.
August 29, 2018 by Robert Keim
In this article, we'll go over the basics of generating manufacturing files for PCB design and manufacturing.
August 28, 2018 by Robert Keim
In this article, you will learn the basics of how to plan a schematic for a custom PCB and lay out your PCB prototype design.
Learn about a hardware-based approach to performing calculations, routing digital signals, and controlling embedded systems using programmable logic and FPGAs.
August 13, 2018 by Robert Keim
This article examines some subtle details associated with the high-frequency performance of decoupling capacitors.
July 26, 2018 by Robert Keim
This article explores the somewhat complicated issue of how exactly to connect a decoupling capacitor to a power pin.
July 18, 2018 by Robert Keim
This article discusses the importance of proper grounding techniques in PCB design.
July 11, 2018 by Robert Keim
This article looks at the mathematical calculations used to size the pull-up resistors and determine the maximum length of circuit traces.
June 22, 2018 by Mark Hughes
In this article we’ll look at the PCB design for a low-noise ±5 V inductorless power supply.
May 28, 2018 by Robert Keim
This article covers the various roadblocks encountered in a new design and how they were troubleshot and overcome.
January 19, 2018 by Mark Hughes
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