Build Your Own Printed Circuit Board by Al WilliamsBuild Your Own Printed Circuit Board by Al Williams

Build Your Own Printed Circuit Board

byAl Williams

Paperback | October 15, 2003

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FREEPCB SOFTWARE! . . The EagleCAD light software inside does all the tasks described in this book -- schematic capture, layout, and autorouting. Run it on Windows or Linux.. . DESIGN TO PRODUCTION -- EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO MAKE YOUR OWN PCBs . . With Build Your Own Printed Circuit Board,you can eliminate or reduce your company's reliance on outsourcing to board houses, and cut costs significantly. Perfect for advanced electronics hobbyists as well, this easy-to-follow guide is by far the most up-to-date source on making PCBs. Complete in itself, the handbook even gives you PCB CAD software, on CD, ready to run on either Windows or Linux. (Some PCB software costs from $10,000 to $15,000!). . STEP-BY-STEP DIRECTIONS, AND A PRACTICE RUNTHROUGH . . Written by a PCB designer and electronics expert, Build Your Own Printed Circuit Boardgivesyou absolutely everything you need to design and construct a professional-looking prototype or production-ready PCB files with modern CAD tools.. . You get:. * Instructions for every phase of project flow, from design schematics, sizing, layout, and autorouting fabrication. * Thelatest in PCB tips, tricks, and techniques. * Cutting-edge tactics for shrinking boards. * Guidance on generating CAM (computer-aided manufacturing) files to produce the board yourself or send it out. * A sample project, demonstrating all the book's techniques, that you can build and use in practical applications. * Discussions on using service bureaus to produce designs. * Expert comparison of CAD program options. . THE BEST GUIDE TO BUILDING YOUR OWN PCBs! .
Al Williams (Houston, TX) is the author of 18 books, including many programming titles, as well as Embedded Internet Design, also published by McGraw-Hill. An electronics professional for over 20 years, he is principal of his own company, AWC, which produces hardware modules for microcontroller developers. Mr. Williams also designs P...
Title:Build Your Own Printed Circuit BoardFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9.2 × 7.4 × 0.6 inPublished:October 15, 2003Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:007142783X

ISBN - 13:9780071427838

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 PC Board Fundamentals

Chapter 2 Eagle Schematic Capture

Chapter 3 Board Layout

Chapter 4 Auto Routing

Chapter 5 Custom Libraries

Chapter 6 Scripting and Programming

Chapter 7 Eagle Output

Chapter 8 Boards from a Laser Printer

Chapter 9 Photographic Boards

Chapter 10 Outsourcing Boards

Chapter 11 End to End

Chapter 12 More Choices