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April 14, 2008

Determining Current Carrying Capacity

How do you determine the current carrying capacity of PCB traces and vias? What tools and formulas are used to make the calculation?



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Experts Comments

Check out IPC-2152.

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Dr. Craig D. Hillman
CEO & Managing Partner
DfR Solutions
Dr. Hillman's specialties include best practices in Design for Reliability, strategies for transitioning to Pb-free, supplier qualification, passive component technology and printed board failure mechanisms.
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