PCB Design Perfection Starts in the CAD Library

PCB Design Perfection Starts in the CAD Library

 

These articles, created by Tom Hausherr, introduces aspects that should be considered when creating chip CAD library parts and the impact that each feature of the CAD library has in the PCB process. Subsequent articles will delve more deeply into these concepts.

 

 

Tom's career highlights include CEO, Director of Technology for PCB Matrix, Corp. IPC Advanced Certified Designer CID+. Tom helped IPC develop the IPC-7351 Land Pattern Calculator. Tom won two IPC “Award of Excellence” for participation in IPC standards development. Owned and operated a PCB layout service bureau (CADPRO) for 12 years and developed of over 2,000 PCB products and created the CADPRO Land Pattern Library, formerly employed as “EDA Library Product Manager” for Mentor Graphics Corporation.