3D PCB Design and Analysis: The Benefits of MCAD and ECAD

Most printed circuit board (PCB) designers are familiar with utilizing different software for a singular project. Differing PCB software can hinder efficient 3D electronic design, manifest miscommunication, and stall functionality. Let’s explore the three main benefits of using PCB design software to combine ECAD (electronic computer-aided design) and MCAD (mechanical…Read More

ECAD/MCAD Collaboration: 3 Reasons Why Every Electronics Designer Needs MCAD Software

« Back to Blog home page The product development process has changed. Gone are the days of designing in our separate boxes, passing PCBs and enclosures down the line. These days, if you’re developing in ECAD, you’ll likely need MCAD as well — whether it’s to throw together an enclosure,…Read More

Top 10 SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2021 Enhancements

Dassault Systèmes has launched SOLIDWORKS® 2021, the latest release of its portfolio of 3D design and manufacturing applications. The SOLIDWORKS Design portfolio contains both mechanical and electrical products.  SOLIDWORKS Electrical products include Schematic and Electrical 3D products, which together enable an integrated electrical and mechanical design environment within SOLIDWORKS. Do…Read More

Incorporating Logic Gates in Your Next Electronic Circuit Part 2

« Back to Blog home page Logic gates are the fundamental building blocks of digital electronic circuits. They follow Boolean Algebra rules, which are very easy to understand and implement for everyone—including beginner-level designers. They help circuits make decisions, so they form a significant chunk of the microprocessor and microcontroller…Read More

Transistors 101: A Detailed Introduction to Using Transistors

« Back to Blog home page Transistors are one of the most commonly used elements in electronic circuits. Their ease of use and simple working principle is what makes them popular among electronic designers. They mainly perform two functions: switching and amplification. You just need a few calculations to introduce…Read More

Modern Cloud Tools put Engineering as the Hub of Design Collaboration

Product development today is a highly collaborative endeavor. Key stakeholders from different departments throughout an organization—not just those in engineering—need to have the ability to weigh in on proposed designs. By doing so, they can provide valuable feedback at the earliest possible stages of the proposed design and throughout the…Read More

When Skills Meet Career Growth — What Does the Modern Electrical Engineer Look Like?

« Back to Blog home page The world of engineering is evolving, as new advances help shape the way humans interact with technology every day. The last decade has welcomed new electrical engineering innovations at a rapid pace, and without the help of extensive research and development, these advancements wouldn’t…Read More