In this article, Octopart's Director of Operations for Part Data Geof Lipman explores how traditional CAD modeling needs to change in order for electrical engineers to keep up with product design deadlines.
March 10, 2020 by Geof Lipman, Octopart
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 demonstrates the creation of an inductive switch cabinet lock that can detect the movement of a conductive target. The purpose is to create a door that cannot be opened without triggering an alarm.
November 06, 2017 by Mark Hughes
Most hobbyists and many professionals use EAGLE CAD as a daily tool in designing schematics and laying out PCB. I’m going to share with you more of the most important tips and tricks for using EAGLE CAD, which make my work much easier and faster.
May 16, 2016 by Yahya Tawil
Building on skills developed in the introductory KiCad tutorial, this article will focus on creating custom parts and adding them to a local library, expanding the default libraries to include community repositories, and contributing parts back into the open source ecosystem. The end product will be a MAX31855 K-type thermocouple amplifier which can be used for a huge array of temperature sensing projects.
August 10, 2015 by Patrick Lloyd