Modern DFM, Princeton University, and Uniquely Shaped PCB Design OnTrack Newsletter January 2018
Happy New Year and welcome to the January edition of the Altium® On Track Newsletter!
In Designer Spotlight, we bring you a fresh perspective on DFM and prototyping with industry veteran Dirk Stans, owner of Belgium-based PCB manufacturer Eurocircuits.
In Next Gen Innovators, we give you a glimpse under the hood of another impressive Formula SAE contender, Princeton University’s Racing Electric team.
In the On Track Video Series, John Magyar talks about uniquely shaped PCBs. We’ve also produced and shared a viewer-requested bonus video by Chris Carlson about numbering your layer stacks.
We’ve given you 3 hearty portions of Brain Food and be sure to check out our new Regional News feature below.
Did you know that On Track goes out around the world to hundreds of thousands in four languages? Many thanks to the On Track newsletter team for lending their rich global perspective and continual pursuit of excellence: Iryna Zhuravel, Dedeyla Conde, Agata Tylutki, Ksenia Gulyakina, Chenji Zhuang, Julia Schuelin, Keiko Takahama, Ben Kitzinger, Alex Colletta, Alanna Jordan and Stephanie Hardman.
Happy New Year and stay on track in 2018!
Judy M. Warner
In more recent history, the School of Engineering was established in 1921 and began forming the technological bedrock upon which the Princeton Racing Electric team would eventually be built. PRE is a formula hybrid team that designs, builds and races electric cars. In their 2016-17 season they placed 2nd in the electrical division at Formula Hybrid. In the interview below, team president Jasper Gebhardt and electrical team lead Ryoto Sekine discuss the challenges and achievements of the Princeton Racing Electric team.
We are offering a second On Track video this month by Chris Carlson based on your requests to demonstrate how to identify your layers in Altium Designer®. Enjoy!