ECE218A Lab 3
PC board layout can be done with the free Windows program from ExpressPCB
If you are using your own computer for PCB layout, download the component files below.
Copy them into the Program Files\ExpressPCB\PCBComponents_Custom
Component footprint for NE34018: NE34018.p.
Component footprint for board-mounted SMA pad: SMApad.p.
You must also read these instructions on how to layout the PCB and how to submit it to Prof. Long
ADS models for NE34018
Nonlinear model for NE34018. Biasing is required. Copy into your ADS project networks directory
S parameter model for NE34018. Copy into your ADS project data directory
Data sheet for NE34018
Data sheets for Coilcraft chip inductors
0603 chip inductor data sheet
0603 chip inductor equivalent circuit ("spice") models
chip inductor models - manufacturer info on use
Here are examples of amplifiers using PCB layout
Here is an example of an amplifier using copper tape layout
example of layout. Don't laugh! It worked!