What to expect

This course has been created to act as a quickstart guide to introduce you to the product development & design process. An essential starting point for anyone interested in learning electronics engineering or for entrepreneurs looking to create a physical product.

Course Curriculum

Get familiar with core concepts.

  • 1

    Learn The Electronics Design Process

    • Introduction

    • Learn Fundamental Vocabulary

  • 2

    Ideation - Identify a problem and a customer.

    • Introduction

    • The Idea

    • Discovery

    • Part Selection

    • Whiteboards & Block Diagrams

  • 3

    Design - Where Everything Comes Together

    • Introduction

    • Part Creation

    • Schematic Capture

    • Simulation

    • PCB Layout

  • 4

    Verification - Where Everything Comes Together

    • Introduction

    • BOM Selection

    • Prototyping

    • Inspection & Turn-On Checking

    • Testing & Debugging

    • Qualification & Environmental Testing

  • 5

    Production - Bring Your Idea To Life

    • Introduction

    • Share It

    • Export For Manufacturing

    • Manufacturing Walkthrough

    • Kickstarter & Crowdfunding

    • Mass Manufacturing

    • DFM, DFT & BOM Cost Optimization

  • 6

    Understanding the Upverter Interface

    • Schematic Capture in Upverter

    • PCB Layout in Upverter

    • Design Review in Upverter

    • Part Creation with Upverter

    • Modules in Upverter

  • 7

    Quiz - Prove What You've Learned

    • Design Fundamental Quiz

Introducing Upverter

Upverter is a professional grade tool for systems, schematics & PCB design that works in the browser and is optimized for collaborative teams. Upverter is free to use and is accessible to students, teachers and anyone looking to learn electronics design.