What to expect

This course will introduce you to the basics of PCB layout in the Upverter interface. Using the Blinky 555 circuit you developed in the previous lesson, you will learn to translate your schematic design to an actual PCB layout.

Course Content

Learn the basics of PCB layout in Upverter

  • 1

    Intro to the Layout Tool

    • Switching the View

    • Understanding Layers

    • Layers in the Layout View

  • 2

    Laying out the board

    • Board Outline

    • Unrouted Nets

    • Arranging the Furniture

    • Routing Nets

    • Pouring Copper

    • Finishing Off VCC

  • 3

    Finishing Touches

    • How Do I Plug It In?

    • Labelling Stuff

    • Artwork, and Flipping the Board

    • 3D View

  • 4

    Unit Review

    • PCB Layout Overview

    • PCB Layout 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.