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Thermal PCB Design Tips - Phil's Lab #93

Thermal considerations when designing hardware and PCBs. Including discussions on trace widths, planes, copper thickness, power calculations, regulator and package choice, and more.
  • 00:00Introduction
  • 01:16Trace/Plane Width and Thickness
  • 02:41IPC-2221 Calculator
  • 06:07Paralleling Layers
  • 07:03LDO Power Dissipation
  • 09:42Package Choice (Thermal Resistance)
  • 13:15Thermal Vias and Pads
  • 17:59Thermal Reliefs and Copper Balancing
  • 18:55Summary
  • 20:42Outro