Project Description

Course Overview

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

  • TDR characterisation

  • Test coupons

  • Using test resonators to determine PCB properties

Technical Level


Time to Complete

Approx. 20 mins

Course ID


Course Curriculum

1.1 Controlling and Measuring Line Impedance (1:16)  
1.2 Microstrip Impedance Tolerance (1:35)  
1.3 Time-Domain Reflectometry Equipment (1:29)  
1.4 Time-Domain Reflectometer (2:35)  
1.5 Time-Domain Reflectometry (TDR) (2:27)  
1.6 TDR Characterisation (3:21)  
1.7 Test Coupons (1:59)  
1.8 Determining PCB Properties (3:38)  

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