RF PCB Design and Layout

Start date: 29 November 2018

Duration: 1 Day

Location: Tyndall Cork

Certificate: N/A

Cost: Members €300; Non-members €450

Course code: N/A

Programme overview

This course was held in Nov 2018. Please contact Gerry Byrne if your company would like to see it run again.

This 1-day course was given by Tony Richards of Plextek. Plextek RFI has developed a number of PCB design and layout courses for high speed digital and RF applications.

Learning outcomes

How to improve PCB designs to reduce noise and interference at board level


  • Challenges of designing high performance, high-speed PCBs
  • Addressing the needs of sensitive analog systems and covering components in analog systems and sensitivity of analog systems
  • Generation and impact of Digital signal noise
  • Mechanisms for interference transfer
  • Digital noise generation in ICs
  • RF Components and Interconnections
  • PCB Technology
  • PCB Layout

Who is the course for

All engineers who are designing PCBs for high frequency signals: Test engineers, product engineers, field application engineers, IC designers and all board level designers

Trainer Profile

Plextek is a consultancy at the heart of the Cambridge technology revolution. With a 30 year history of providing complex engineering solutions, we continuously innovate to push the boundaries of engineering and technology today.

Contact Gerry Byrne at Gerry.Byrne@midasireland.ie for full details