DX Designer for PADS Flow

Using the DxDesigner tools suite, you will gain proficiency in project management with Dashboard, schematic capture with DxDesigner, part selection using DxDataBook™, and much more. You will also learn how to prepare your final schematic for interfacing with the Mentor Graphics® PADS® Layout tool. View course details ↓

Online

Live Online classes deliver all the interactivity and depth of the traditional classroom, from the convenience of your own computer, with hands-on exercises and course materials. Learn more about Live Online training

Date Time Language Price
Feb 2–62015 8–2 PM
PST
English 2,100 USD Register

Classroom

Full instructor-led courses in a Mentor training facility, with complete course materials and access to classroom computers.

Date Location Time Language Price
Jan 26–282015 Longmont Colorado 9–5 PM
MST
English 2,100 USD Register
Feb 9–112015 Marlborough Massachusetts 9–5 PM
EST
English 2,100 USD Register
Mar 9–112015 Fremont California 9–5 PM
PDT
English 2,100 USD Register
Apr 6–82015 Longmont Colorado 9–5 PM
MDT
English 2,100 USD Register
May 11–132015 Marlborough Massachusetts 9–5 PM
EDT
English 2,100 USD Register
Jun 15–172015 Fremont California 9–5 PM
PDT
English 2,100 USD Register
Jul 13–152015 Longmont Colorado 9–5 PM
MDT
English 2,100 USD Register
Aug 10–122015 Marlborough Massachusetts 9–5 PM
EDT
English 2,100 USD Register
Sep 14–162015 Fremont California 9–5 PM
PDT
English 2,100 USD Register
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Course Highlights

You will learn how to

  • Use DxDesigner proficiently in the creation of flat and hierarchical schematic designs
  • Place wires and buses in the design to create net connections
  • Use DxDatabook to search, select, and verify parts used in your design
  • Create symbols for your schematics through a variety of methods
  • Effectively build intelligence into your design using properties
  • Compile, package and export your schematic to PADS for place and route
  • Use the Constraint Editor to create and assign constraints to your design

Hands-on lab

  • Creating a project and setting up projects in Dashboard and DxDesigner
  • Configuring DxDesigner
  • Schematic creation for flat and hierarchical designs
  • Modifying existing schematics
  • Symbol graphics creation
  • Adding properties to symbols and schematics
  • Net label cross-referencing
  • Interfacing to PADS layout tool
  • Setting constraints with the Constraint Editor
  • A student design challenge that pulls together all aspects of the tool discussed during class

Course Information

Prerequisites

Familiarity with Windows or UNIX operating systems

Course Part Number
  • Classroom: 238783
  • Live online: 239693
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