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TRACE MODELING
How AC Currents Affect PCB Trace Temperatures

Methods for estimating how AC currents behave on PCB traces, and verification with empirical testing.
by Douglas G. Brooks, Ph.D., and Dr. Johannes Adam

RIGID-FLEX DESIGN
Ensuring Reliable Products with New Rigid-Flex Design Rules

Using both the rigid and the flexible areas of a PCB for component placement, while possible, introduces new design constraints that require more advanced PCB design strategies. Rules and guidelines for routing and placement.
by Jim Frey

IPC Material Declarations: Sufficient for Automotive Electronics?
IMDS and IPC-1752A are different tools for reporting materials data, created by separate industries for different purposes. Suppliers of automotive electronics are obligated to use both, but should they?
by Derrik Snider

 

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