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PCB - trace width [duplicate]

In general how do you decide what trace width to use? I prepared a PCB layout with the trace width mainly 0.4064 mm and couple of them are ...
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PCB Trace Widths? [duplicate]

I am designing a circuit board using proteus 8.1 , does anyone know how to calculate trace widths for the PCB tracks , it may need to handle a high current so it’s important this is all calculated , ...
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sizing of trace of pcb? [duplicate]

Dose any one have example (picture) of real pcb board of various size traces .like 40th 60th....etc.actually i designed pcb on software as my term assignment .but i want to which width looks like how ...
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Sizing a trace on a PCB to carry 2.5 amps

I need a trace on my PCB to carry up to 2.5 amps (average) current, with 5-6 amp spikes (it's going to a switch mode power supply.) How wide should the traces be? I've got a trade off between ...
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maximum via current carrying capacity pcb

As I know, there exist limits on maximum current, a pcb via can tolerate before it melts before the via's temperature rises unacceptably high above ambient (say 10-100 C above ambient depending on ...
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What is the “Max current” for AWG#16? [duplicate]

I read many informations from many webs, all never give an answer with easy understand.
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what is the current limit through a trace?

Similar questions and topics have been asked before such as Standard PCB trace widths? Formula for voltage drop vs PCB trace width, temperature, current, and trace length I've used PCB Toolkit in ...
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Is there a metric version of this nomogram?

I found this nomogram, which also appeared in an answer here I think. (larger version here) Is there a metric version of this?
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Easy PCB trace width calculation

I've tried this question and this and several other possible duplicates of this question, but I still can't wrap my head around this. I'm using OSHPark for PCB production. They support a minimum of ...
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PCB Current Draw vs Temperature Rise Interpretation and Question

I am using this tool for current calculation While changing the input parameters i realized Temperature Rise °C is affecting the current draw.(you might say OF COURSE!) At Ambient Temperature = 25°C ...