Course DescriptionThis course teaches you how to use the Allegro® PCB Router to perform automatic and interactive routing. Some of the introductory material assumes that the student is using the router in conjunction with the Allegro PCB Editor tool for board layout. Please see course software requirements.
Learning ObjectivesIn this course you will:
- Understand some of the underlying program data and processes involved when you route an Allegro PCB Editor design using Allegro PCB Router.
- Create do (command) files to control the autorouting process or modify design rules.
- Perform batch mode routing to test various strategies.
- Analyze router log files to predict success or failure as early as possible.
- Perform interactive routing.
- Autoroute only specific nets and/or parts.
- Restrict routing to specific areas of the board, and learn how to keep signals away from other areas.
- Understand the fanout router and fanout a design.
- Examine strategies for routing difficult designs.
- Clean up autorouted connections, diagonalize corners, and reduce via counts to improve manufacturability.
SoftwareAllegro® PCB Design HDL XL
AudienceThis course is intended for new users who need a basic understanding of the PCB Router. The course assumes the student is using Allegro PCB Router in conjunction with Allegro PCB Editor.
This course contains no audio.
System Requirements for Online Courses
- Cadence software installed and licensed
Make sure you install and license the Cadence product software for the system on which you intend to perform the lab exercises.
- You should have a working knowledge of PCB design.
- You should be familiar with Windows or UNIX.
- Allegro PCB Editor
- Allegro PCB Router Advanced Techniques
- Allegro PCB Editor Advanced Techniques
- Allegro High-Speed Constraint Management
Course ID: 86019