Checking date: 07/05/2019

Course: 2019/2020

Manufacturing and construction of electronic equipment
Study: Bachelor in Industrial Electronics and Automation Engineering (223)


Department assigned to the subject: Department of Electronic Technology

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
- Fundamentals of Electronic Engineering - Analog Electronics I - Digital Electronics
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
- Understand the design cycle of an electronic product - Know and use computer tools for electronic design - Simulate electronic circuits - Design printed board circuits - Understand the effect of the physical design in the operation of an electronic circuit
Description of contents: programme
1. Introduction to CAD 1.1. Introduction and history 1.2. Virtual prototyping 1.3. Design cycle 1.4. Commercial CAD tools 2. Description of CAD tools for electronic circuits 2.1. Schematic capture 2.2. Lay-out editor 2.3. Library manager 2.4. Simulators 3. Schematics 3.1. Basic rules 3.2. Example of inverse engineering 4. Manufacturing PCBs 4.1. Introductions 4.2. Terminoloby 4.3. Manufacturing processes 4.3.1. Materials 4.3.2. Methods 4.3.3. Components assembly 4.3.4. Soldaring 5. Design of PCBs using CAD tools 5.1. Parameters 5.2. Placing components 5.3. Routing the design 5.4. Post-processing 5.5. Desing criteria 6. Simulation of electronic circuits 6.1. Introduction 6.2. Basic techniques 6.3. Hierarchical design 6.4. Subcircuits 6.5. Behavioural library 6.6. Digital and analog mixed simulation 6.7. Simulator engine
Learning activities and methodology
- Lectures oriented to introduce Power Electronics concepts. - Lectures oriented to problems resolution. - Laboratory.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 40
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 60
Basic Bibliography
  • Dennis Fitzpatrick. Analog Design and Simulation Using OrCAD Capture and PSpice. Newnes. 2012
  • Mark I. Montrose. Printed Circuit Board Design Techniques for EMC Compliance¿A Handbook for Designers. IEEE The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. 2000
  • Muhammad H. Rashid. Introduction to PSpice Using OrCAD for Circuits and Electronics. Prentice Hall. 2003
  • Peter Wilson. The Circuit Designer's Companion. Newnes. 2012
Additional Bibliography
  • Kraig Mitzner. Complete PCB Design Using OrCAD Capture and PCB Editor. Newnes. 2009

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.