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Starting with Altium Designer

via Udemy


Learn by designing a simple board. Step-by-Step tutorial.

What you'll learn:
  • During this course you will design a simple board. After you finish this course, you will be able to continue to explore Altium Designer by yourself or you can continue to learn through more advanced Altium Designer courses.

AltiumDesigner is one of the most popular and frequently used CAD software for schematic design and PCB Layout. If you are planning to become a professional hardware design engineer, if you are moving to AltiumDesigner from different software or if you have never designed any board before and you would like to learn it, this course will help you.

Go through complete design process of a simple board and learn

- Draw schematic
- Create schematic symbol and footprint libraries
- Route yourPCB anddo layout
- Generate the essential documents needed to manufacture your PCB

Goal of this course

The main goal of this course is to go through a complete board design process (Schematic + Libraries + PCB + Documentation), and this way to show, demonstrate and practice all the essential AltiumDesigner features which are also used to create more complex and advanced boards.

Content and Overview

You will start with creating schematic symbols. After all symbols are finished, you will learn how to draw schematic, modify it, how to update your schematic symbol library and how to create footprints. You will learn how to transfer your schematic into PCB, how to do layout and by the end of the course you will generate all the essential manufacturing documents.

In this course you will learn how to:

- Draw schematic, update schematic and annotate schematic
- Create components, drawschematic symbols and footprints
- Place components into your PCB
- Route simple PCB
- Create 3D model of your board
- Create board variants with different components fitted / not fitted
- CreateBill of Material (BOM)
- Create assembly drawings showing position of components on the board
- Generate Gerbers, Pick and Place, Drill fileand other files needed for manufacturing

Taught by

Robert Feranec


4.6 rating at Udemy based on 2714 ratings

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