PCB Design Workshops

Learn how to design your own Printed Circuit Board from scratch!
Covered topics include:

  • Schematic Layout
  • Footprint creation based on datasheet information
  • Schematic symbol creation based on datasheet information
  • PCB Layout for fabrication

Event Timing: November 28th-29th
Event Address: TBA
Event Time: 7 pm – 10 pm
Cost: $5 for non-IEEE members; Free for IEEE members (with membership ID)

You must register before you attend: https://goo.gl/forms/M41pqP6QkrGsx3x03

Bring your laptops and a mouse! Make sure you come on BOTH days, there’s a lot of material to cover!

Remember to install KiCad before you come in: http://kicad-pcb.org/download/

If you can’t make this session, there will be more in the next term!


Raspberry Pi Course

Event Timing: November 3rd, 2018
Event Address: JHE 234
Event Time: 10:00am – 4pm
Cost: $20 if working alone or $30 per group of two (prepay at IEEE office in ITB)

Topics include :

  • GPIO
  • Distance Sensors
  • Playing Audio
  • Raspberry Pi Camera
  • Analog to Digital Conversion
  • Interfacing an Arduino using a Raspberry Pi

If you would like to bring your own peripherals (such as mouse or keyboard) please feel free to do so!

Payment can be made by cash or cheque made out to “IEEE McMaster” in the IEEESB office (ITB-141). You MUST pre-pay to sign up.