Silicon Valley Designers Council Chapter Meeting Oct. 13


Reading time ( words)

Join the Silicon Valley IPC Designers Council at TTM San Jose for an educational "Lunch 'n Learn" meeting on October 13 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Speaker Julie Ellis, field applications engineer with TTM Technologies, will discuss “Printed Circuit Board Cost-Adders.”

A designer is faced with many challenges when planning their printed circuit board to achieve a balance of performance, quality and reliability versus cost. Unfortunately, the cost of a printed circuit board increases with size, thickness, number of layers, features, and technical difficulty.

Throughout this presentation, Julie will discuss basic design guidelines for standard production—as opposed to advanced capabilities—and how they affect the number of required processes and, therefore, cost. She will also discuss costs related to material utilization, fixed premiums for smaller lines/spaces and tolerances, and variable costs of high speed materials, drilling, and multiple lamination cycles. Lastly, Julie will show increasingly complex stack-ups to demonstrate how cost factors relate to the additional processes. You will learn the correlation between requirements and costs to help you make better design choices.

To RSVP, click here.

Location:
TTM San Jose
340 Turtle Creek Court
San Jose, CA  95125

Share




Suggested Items

Book Excerpt: 'The Printed Circuit Designer’s Guide to… High Performance Materials,' Chapter 2

06/03/2022 | I-Connect007 Editorial Team
Chapter 2 of 'The Printed Circuit Designer’s Guide to… High Performance Materials' explores the varieties of woven glass fabrics and their components, and why spread glass is in such high demand for high-speed digital PCB designs. Download this book for a clearer picture of what to know when selecting which material that is most desirable for upcoming products, and obtain a solid knowledge base for making material selection decisions.

Altium Invests in Future Designers

04/13/2022 | Andy Shaughnessy, Design007 Magazine
While at IPC APEX EXPO, I stopped by the Altium booth to visit with Rea Callender, vice president of education at Altium. Rea shared information about the company’s recent design competition for students around the world, as well as a new curriculum that is drawing interest from some unique locations.

Setting Goals for Your PCB Design Education

03/30/2022 | Andy Shaughnessy, Design007 Magazine
For our March issue of Design007 Magazine on planning your design education, we spoke with Bill Brooks of Nordson ASYMTEK, a long-time PCB designer, CID instructor, and fantastic sculptor. He is also one of the first to ever teach standalone PCB design courses in a college. After he earned his certification to teach the IPC CID workshops, Bill served as an adjunct instructor at Palomar College near San Diego, teaching beginning and advanced PCB design classes for 10 years. I asked Bill to share his thoughts on setting up a PCB design education career plan, and the need to stay on top of your game as a PCB designer.



Copyright © 2022 I-Connect007. All rights reserved.