This short online course describes how to control and measure the impedance of transmission lines and traces using time-domain reflectometry (TDR).
What you will learn
Controlling and measuring line impedance
Microstrip impedance tolerance
Time-domain reflectometry (TDR) and equipment
Using test resonators to determine PCB properties
This course is ideal if you are involved in the design of RF and microwave circuits, high-speed digital logic and mixed-signal RF and digital circuits. Individuals taking the course typically include RF and wireless design engineers, microwave design engineers, RFIC design engineers, digital and hardware design engineers, RF and hardware applications engineers and PCB design and layout engineers.
RF and Wireless Design Engineers
RFIC Design Engineers
Mixed-Signal RF and Digital Design Engineers
Hardware Design Engineers
RF and Hardware Applications Engineers
PCB Design and Layout Engineers
Although there are no formal prerequisites for the course, an ability to absorb and understand technical concepts is essential together with a desire to learn more about the topics covered. A technical background is desirable in order to derive maximum benefit from the course.
Time to Complete
Approx. 30 mins
- Unlimited individual access to all course content on-demand 24/7 for 180 days
18 minutes of focused video content
8 individual video lessons
Quiz questions to test your learning and progress
Downloadable supporting materials and applications notes
Certificate of Achievement issued by TTA on completion (PDF)
IEEE Certificate of Completion issued by IEEE on completion (PDF)
0.05 IEEE Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
0.5 IEEE Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
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Certificate of Achievement – Included
Successfully completing all of the course modules and quizzes results in the award of a Certificate of Achievement. A high-resolution PDF certificate file will be emailed to you shortly after completing the course.
IEEE Certificate of Completion – Included
This course has been approved by the IEEE for the quality of its technical content and adherence to the IEEE’s strict criteria for educational excellence. Successfully completing all of the course modules and quizzes results in the award of an IEEE Certificate of Completion (PDF) with 0.05 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and 0.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) and demonstrates your continuing professional development.
1 module – 8 video lessons – 18 mins video
100% No-Risk Guarantee
We want you to be satisfied with this course and therefore offer a 100% no-risk refund guarantee. To receive a full refund, all we ask is that refund requests are made within 30 days of starting a course and that you have viewed no more than 25% of the video content.
Includes 180 days unlimited individual on-demand access to all course content