This course introduces students to the most important skills needed to convert a back-of-the-napkin circuit sketch into a working widget with first time success. Students will learn the seven steps in every board project: planning, selecting components, schematic entry, layout, assembly, bring up and debug, and documentation. This process will be exercised with a custom board design project. A commercial EDA tool widely used in the electronics industry will be used for the project. Previously offered as a special topics course. Same as ECEN 5720. Degree credit not granted for this course and ECEN 4730 or ECEN 5730.
- Fall 2020 / Spring 2021 / Fall 2021 / Spring 2022