International

Fundamentals in PCB Design (How to design your own Microcontroller Board)

level of course unit

first cycle

Learning outcomes of course unit

The students are able to:
• know and name different types of circuit boards.
• use ECAD software (e.g. Altium Designer) to perform a simple electronics project from schematic design to the finished PCB.
• understand PCB manufacturing processes and correctly link design rules.
• understand the basic circuitry of simple microprocessors.
• perform simple programming on a microcontroller.

prerequisites and co-requisites

none

course contents

PCB:
• different types of the PCBs and their materials
• different types of vias and their characteristics
• track thicknesses and their state of the art
• footprints
• design rules
• ECAD (Altium Designer)
Microprocessors:
• basic structure
• minimum wiring and basic circuitry
• layout of microcontrollers
• breadboard circuits
Programming:
• Programming a simple program using Arduino IDE

recommended or required reading

none

assessment methods and criteria

Project for each student (depending of class-size), Project report

language of instruction

English

number of ECTS credits allocated

3

course-hours-per-week (chw)

2

planned learning activities and teaching methods

ILV

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

2

name of lecturer(s)

Martin Schafferer

course unit code

IP_TEC103

type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery

Compulsory

work placement(s)

none

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