Questions tagged [design-rules]

Design Rule Checking (DRC) is the area of Electronic Design that determines whether the physical layout of a particular (PCB) layout satisfies a series of recommended parameters called Design Rules.

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Rules and guidelines for drawing good schematics

There are a lot of poorly drawn schematics here. A few times people have actually asked for critiques of their schematics. This question is intended as a single repository on schematic drawing rules ...
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Why are power components meant to be power inputs in KiCad?

This was asked before but not answered properly (at least I don't get it). Why are default power components in KiCad libraries are power inputs? What is the idea behind it? I would like connect an IC ...
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Altium : How to design a width rule for a subset of a net?

On my current design, I want to set a width rule for some nets which provide power in order to get them fatter. I set a net class on the net,set a rule and it works pretty well. Now, this net is ...
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Why sometimes some PCB designer add extra traces to connect two pin to each other?

I've checked a PCB board which has designed by very famous company and I saw something weird.They connected two pin to each other 2 times and from the top and the bottom of the board I am going to ...