SOLIDWORKS PCB Essentials Online


3 Days



Recommended Experience Level

  • SOLIDWORKS Essentials
  • Printed circut board design experience


SW PCB Essentials focuses on giving the user the skills to develop schematics, layout printed circuit boards, assign supplier data, and create rules for design integrity.  At the end of the course, users will be able to configure layer stacks, edit board shapes, place components, route copper traces and collaborate with SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD. 

Recommended For

  • Printed Circuit Board designers working on fully integrated products in CAD.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: SOLIDWORKS PCB Basics and the User Interface

Lesson 2: Working with PCB Design Projects

Lesson 3: Creating Schematic Templates

Lesson 4: Configuring the Schematic Preferences

Lesson 5: Creating Symbols

Lesson 6: Populating Schematics

Lesson 7: Creating Schematic Connections

Lesson 8: Using Schematic Annotations

Lesson 9: Compiling and Verification

Lesson 10: Collaborating with SOLIDWORKS

Lesson 11: Configuring Layers and PCB Stacks

Lesson 12: Designing Rigid-Flex PCBs

Lesson 13: Configuring the Outline, Cutouts and Keepouts

Lesson 14: Configuring Origins and Grids

Lesson 15: Transferring Design Data

Lesson 16: Creating Footprints

Lesson 17: Placing Footprints

Lesson 18: Using Design Rule Checks

Lesson 19: Routing

Lesson 20: Defining Polygon Pours

Lesson 21: Inspection – Global Edition

Lesson 22: Outputting Data

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