PCB Design: Getting Started with Eagle CAD PCB design

Learn PCB Design with passion. Course may lead you to be an entrepreneur in Electronic board design & manufacturing unit
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Basics of Electronics with respect to PCB Design. In brief you will learn about the active electronics components and passive electronics components & circuits.
Work with Power Supply Circuit designing and circuit simulation. Waveform analysis and component behavior on various conditions. Application wise circuit design
Schematic Creation using Eagle CAD PCB design tool. Initially you will learn about the how to make proper electronics symbols in library of Eagle CAD PCB Design
Multi-sheet schematic creation using off page connections and bus connection application. Will learn about the Design Rule Check (DRC) specifically ERC and DRC.
Footprint or 2D Layout of the SMD, PTH and BGA components with wide variety of interface connectors. Learn about Bill of Material (BOM) & Component datasheets.
Switching from schematic to PCB Board design. Creating the different types of board shapes and size. Import footprints into board design. Setting Layer stalkup
Component placement on Top side of the PCB and Bottom side of the PCB. 2-Layer Routing practice. Setting up the Gerber layers for Manufacturing the designed PCB


  • Yes, Basic Electronics knowledge is essential. Electronics component knowledge is an added advantage.
  • Required eligibility is BSc(Electronics), Diploma (Electronics or Electrical), BE (Electronics or Electrical) and any Master degree in Electronics and Electrical


PCB Design and electronics circuit are basements for all type of electronics products. PCBs are derived from the analog and digital circuits which are prepared according to the application required. Printed circuit boards are the main pillars of the Electronics world. Every Electronics products has PCB inside it, from consumer gadgets like computers, smart phones and gaming consoles to industry and even high-tech products.

Required eligibility:

  • Diploma in Electrical or Electronics & Communication.

  • BE/BTech. in Electrical or Electronics & Communication.

  • BSc/MSc in Electronics & Communication.

  • ME/MTech. (E&CE) in Communication.

PCB Design Course Content is given below in brief:

Schematic Design:

  • Basic Electronics theory.

  • Basics of Circuit designing.

  • Schematic design preparation.

  • Schematic part editing and creation.

  • Net list and Net class creation.

  • Bill Of Material generation (BOM).

  • Electrical Rule Checking.

Footprint Creation:

  • Through hole footprint creation.

  • Surface Mount Device footprint creation.

  • BGA/PGA footprint creation.

Board Designing:

  • Board size and shape creation.

  • Component placements.

  • PCB Routing.

  • Plane creation.

  • Design rule checking.

  • Gerber generation.

Skills you gain after the course completion:

  • Basic Electronics and Electronic components expertise.

  • Circuit Designing (Power management circuit designing)

  • Circuit Simulation for best understanding of the subject.

  • Tools/Software Expertise.

  • Basic design module practice.

  • Advanced design module practice.

  • Design expertise:

    o Assignments consists single and double sided PCB.

    o Assignments consists 2-Layers design.

  • Library Module:

    o Symbol and Footprint design for all types of packages.

  • High speed placements & routing techniques.

  • Design for Manufacturing, Testing and Fabrication expertise.

  • Gerber generation and editing.

Benefits of choosing PCB Design Course:

  • Strong hold in basic electronics.

  • Circuit Design capability.

  • Circuit analysis & ERC.

  • Components knowledge.

  • Power Supply designing.

  • Power Integrity Analysis.

  • Multiple PCB-CAD tool expertise.

  • Expert in library creation.

  • Multi-layer PCB designing.

  • Signal Integrity Analysis.

  • High speed PCB designing.

  • Gerber creation & editing.

Who this course is for:

  • Diploma in electronics, Bachelor in Engineering Electronics, Fresher or experience working in PCB design and fabrication
  • Beginner who is interested in electronics board and manufacturing unit.


Training Head at Swarna Institute of Technology, Bangalore
Pradeep Raj
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I hold degrees in Electronics and Communication Engineering. I am an Electronics and Communication Engineer that specializes in circuit design, hardware design, PCB layout design and PCB Manufacturing. I have written many blogs and articles on the aforementioned subjects and taught Electronics Engineering courses at Swarna Institute of Technology (recognized by Micro Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME), Government of India) as well as online for many years.

I also train on many professional skills like Microsoft office (Microsoft Word, Microsoft presentation and Microsoft Excel etc.), Fusion 360 (3D design and Development), Website Design and Development, Digital Marketing and 2D and 3D Animation.  I am currently working as 'Training Head' at Swarna Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

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