PCB Design Beginner


Course Features

  • Location: Janakpuri East New Delhi
  • Language: OrCAD/Protel/Proteus
  • Lesson: 0
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  • Prerequisites: No
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Course Capacity: 50
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PCB (Printed Circuit Board) designing is an integral part of each electronics products and this program is designed to make students capable to design their own projects PCB up to industrial grade


1st /2nd/3rd year students of B.E., B.Tech. from Electrical/Electronics branch. Recommended for every Engineering  Student.


Knowledge of Electronics Components.


  • Certification from Embedded Technology Foundation, New Delhi.
  • Hands-on experience of working with PCB Design.
  • Exposure to complete PCB Design & manufacturing process.
  • Experience of Best learning practice
  • Acquire skills to do better Minor/Major Projects
  • Can participate in various National/International compititions and  TechFest.
  • Knowledge of Electronic Components
  • Understanding of Electronics Project Design Flow.


  • Knowledge of Electronic components
  • Understanding of Electronics Project Design Flow
  • Knowledge of Schematic Design techniques
  • Knowledge of PCB Design techniques
  • Personal Experience of working with PCB


Section 1 : Introduction to PCB designing concepts

1. Introduction & brief History

What is PCB

Difference between PWB and PCB

Types of PCBs

Single Sided (Single Layer)

Multi-Layer (Double Layer)

PCB Materials

2. Trends in PCB Designing

Older PCB Method
PCB Designing Using Graph Paper
Making a hand drawn PCB
Using Computer for EDA

3. Introduction to electronic design automation(EDA)

Brief History of EDA
Latest Trends in Market
How it helps and Why it requires
Different EDA tools
Introduction to SPICE and PSPICE Environment
Introduction and Woriking of PROTEUS

Section 2 : Component introduction and their categories

4. Types of components

Active Components






Integrated Circuits (Ics)

Passive Components






5. Component package types

Through Hole Packages
Axial lead
Radial Lead
Single Inline Package(SIP)
Dual Inline Package(DIP)
Transistor Outline(TO)
Pin Grid Array(PGA)
Through Hole Packages
Metal Electrode Face(MELF)
Leadless Chip Carrier(LCC)
Small Outline Integrated Circuit(SOIC)
Quad Flat Pack(QPF) and Thin QFP (TQFP)
Ball Grid Array(BGA)
Plastic Leaded Chip Carrier(PLCC)

Section 3 : Introduction to development tools

6. Introduction of PROTEUS ISIS software for schematic Entry

Brief Introduction of various simulators

Description to Proteus ISIS simulator tool

Hands on practice on available library of components

working through wiring and schematic designing

Making New Component Symbols

7. Introduction of PROTEUS Area software for PCB Designing

Connecting the schematic From ISIS to ARES for Netlising
Selecting the Components Footprints as per design
Picking and placing the Component
Making New Footprints
Assigning Footprint to components

Section 4 : Detailed description and practicals of PCB designing

8. PCB Designing Flow Chart

Schematic Entry


PCB Layout Designing

Prototype Designing

Design Rule Check(DRC)

Design For Manufacturing(DFM)

PCB Making




Assembly of components

9. Description of PCB Layers

Electrical Layers
Top Layer
Mid Layer
Bottom Layer
Mechanical Layers
Board Outlines and Cutouts
Drill Details
Documentation Layers
Components Outlines
Reference Designation

10. Keywords & their description

Pad stacks
Color of Layers
PCB Track Size Calculation Formula

11. PCB Materials

Standard FR-4 Epoxy Glass
Multifuctional FR-4
Tetra Functional FR-4
BT Epoxy Glass
Cyanate Aster
Plyimide Glass

12. Rules for Track

Track Length
Track Angle
Rack Joints
Track Size

13. Study of IPC standards

IPC Standard For Schematic Design
IPC Standard For PCB Designing
IPC Standard For PCB Meterials
IPC Standard For Documentation and PCB Fabrication

Section 5 : Lab practice and designing concepts

14. Starting the PCB Designing

Understanding the schematic Entry

Creating Library & Components

Drawing a Schematic

Flat Design / hierarchical Design

Setting up Environment for PCB

Design a Board

15. Autorouting

Introduction to Autorouting
Setting up Rules
Defining Contraints
Autorouter Setup

16. PCB designing practice

PCB Designing of Basic and Analog Electronic Circuits
PCB Designing of Power Supplies
PCB Designing of Different Sensor modules
PCB Designing of Electronics Projects
PCB Designing of Embedded Projects

17. Post designing & PCB Fabrication process

Printing the Design
Interconnecting and Packaging electronic Circuits (IPC) Standards
Gerber Generation
Soldering and Desoldering
Component Mounting
PCB and Hardware Testing

18. Project work

Making the schematic of Acedemic and Industrial projects
PCB Designing of these projects
Soldering and Desoldering of componets as per Design
Testing and Troubleshoting Methods

Section 6 : Project work and documentation

19. Project work & Documentation

Description of Project Development Process

Project Discusion & Allotment

Synopsis Making & Submission

Practice of De-Soldering & Soldering

Introduction to Hardware Techniues

Project Completion

Detailed Project Report Submission

Final Project PPT

Feedback Submission (Written & Video)

Cirtification Distribution