Simulation/Analysis

Looking for simulation and analysis information about PCB design? Read the latest from Altium experts here.

  • How Absorbing Conformal Coatings Affect Your PDN and Radiated EMI

    How Absorbing Conformal Coatings Affect Your PDN and Radiated EMI

    Conformal coatings can be used for more than environmental protection. An absorbing conformal coating can also solve some power integrity and EMI problems.

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  • Power Integrity Measurements for Your Prototype Board

    Power Integrity Measurements for Your Prototype Board

    Once you receive your prototypes, you’ll need to gather specific power integrity measurements.

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  • Electronics System-Level Design in Altium Designer

    Electronics System-Level Design in Altium Designer

    If you’re working on electronics system-level design, you can take advantage of the simulation and modeling tools in Altium Designer.

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  • The Basics of Signal Integrity Analysis in Your PCB

    The Basics of Signal Integrity Analysis in Your PCB

    Signal integrity analysis is much easier when you use the right set of design and simulation tools.

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  • DC Analysis of Linear and Nonlinear Circuits in Schematic Design

    DC Analysis of Linear and Nonlinear Circuits in Schematic Design

    At some point, every designer will need to perform a DC analysis to understand some basic behavior in their circuits.

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  • Why is There a Transmission Line Critical Length?

    Why is There a Transmission Line Critical Length?

    Let’s look at the transmission line critical length and when you should obey this rule of thumb.

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  • PDN Impedance Analysis and Modeling: From Schematic to Layout

    PDN Impedance Analysis and Modeling: From Schematic to Layout

    PDN impedance analysis can be expedited if you understand how parasitics affects your board. Here’s how to think about and model your PDN impedance.

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  • Tools for Transient Signal Analysis in Circuit Design

    Tools for Transient Signal Analysis in Circuit Design

    Here’s what you need to know about transient signal analysis in circuits and PCB interconnects.

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  • What is the Return Current Path in a PCB?

    What is the Return Current Path in a PCB?

    There are some simple rules you can use to determine the return current path in a PCB.

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  • RF Signal Chain Design for FMCW Chirped Radar Systems

    RF Signal Chain Design for FMCW Chirped Radar Systems

    Amplifier layout and the RF signal chain are two important points to consider when designing chirped radar systems.

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  • RF Amplifier Impedance Matching at Microwave and mmWave Frequencies

    RF Amplifier Impedance Matching at Microwave and mmWave Frequencies

    Here are some guidelines for analyzing RF amplifier impedance matching at microwave and mmWave frequencies.

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  • Automotive Telematics System Design

    Automotive Telematics System Design

    Telematics systems play an important role in gathering data from your vehicle. Here’s what you need to know to create telematics systems for vehicles.

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  • Relative Permittivity of PCB Substrates: High-k or low-k dielectrics?

    Relative Permittivity of PCB Substrates: High-k or low-k dielectrics?

    Signal integrity in your PCB is affected by the relative permittivity of your PCB substrate.

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  • Pole-Zero Analysis and Transient Analysis in High Speed Design

    Pole-Zero Analysis and Transient Analysis in High Speed Design

    A lot is made of impedance mismatch without considering transient analysis. Here’s how to address both effects in high speed design.

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  • Impedance Controlled Routing for Boards Made in Altium Designer

    Impedance Controlled Routing for Boards Made in Altium Designer

    Altium Designer makes it easy to diagnose power delivery and thermal problems in your next PCB.

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  • When Trace Resistance Trumps Trace Impedance

    When Trace Resistance Trumps Trace Impedance

    Using a PCB resistance calculator to calculate trace resistance can help you identify and mitigate power integrity problems in your next PCB.

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  • Using Altium's PDN Analyzer and Incorporating Simulation-Driven Workflow

    Using Altium's PDN Analyzer and Incorporating Simulation-Driven Workflow

    Altium Designer makes it easy to diagnose power delivery and thermal problems in your next PCB.

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  • With Software for Rigid-Flex Designing, You Can Define and Animate Your PCBs

    With Software for Rigid-Flex Designing, You Can Define and Animate Your PCBs

    Using software for rigid-flex designing can enable you through tools like a 3D model viewer, and layer stack rules that help identify your sections.

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  • How an Electrolytic Capacitor PDN Issue Almost Brought Down a Building

    How an Electrolytic Capacitor PDN Issue Almost Brought Down a Building

    A TDK-Lambda rep was outsmarted by a maintenance technician in a PDNA issue. Find out how he did it, and what role electrolytic capacitors play.

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  • Voltage Regulators and How to Plan Your Power Budget with PDN Analysis

    Voltage Regulators and How to Plan Your Power Budget with PDN Analysis

    When it comes to power networks, you might end up with voltage regulators in your design. PDN tools available in your pcb design software make your process simple.

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