An algorithm has been developed to evaluate printed circuit boards that are designed using automated board layout and routing software. The algorithm analyzes aspects of component placement and trace routing while searching for violations of basic EMC design principles. The algorithm is implemented in code designed to work with a widely used board layout and routing program. This code can help novice and experienced circuit board designers to avoid mistakes that may result in serious electromagnetic compatibility problems.
T. H. Hubing et al., "An Algorithm for Automated Printed Circuit Board Layout and Routing Evaluation," Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility (1993, Dallas, TX), pp. 318-321, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Aug 1993.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1109/ISEMC.1993.473720
IEEE International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility (1993: Aug. 9-13, Dallas, TX)
Electrical and Computer Engineering
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EMC; EMIcheck; Mentor Graphics Boardstation Software; PCB Routing; Algorithm; Automated Printed Circuit Board Layout; Circuit Layout CAD; Component Placement; Computer Code; Electromagnetic Compatibility; Electromagnetic Interference; Network Routing; Printed Circuit Layout; Routing Program; Trace Routing; Algorithms; Computer Software; Mathematical Models; Automated Board Layout Evaluation; Board Routing Evaluation; Printed Circuit Boards
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