CR-8000 Resource Library

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Webinar: Transitioning from Architecture Design to Detailed Design

This webinar is Part 3 of a 3 part series covering the systems engineering process of converting product or system requirements into a viable and robust hardware architecture and then moving that architecture directly into detailed design without any manual re-entry.

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Webinar: Creating and Optimizing a Hardware Architecture

This webinar is Part 2 of a 3 part series covering the systems engineering process of converting product or system requirements into a viable and robust hardware architecture and then moving that architecture directly into detailed design without any manual re-entry.

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Webinar: Hardware Architecture Design and Validation

This webinar is Part 1 of a 3 part series covering the systems engineering process of converting product or system requirements into a viable and robust hardware architecture and then moving that architecture directly into detailed design without any manual re-entry.

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Webinar: Electro-Magnetic Compatibility (EMC) Design Basics

In this webinar we will explore the process for performing a quick EMC analysis followed by a more in-depth EMC analysis driven by properties assigned during schematic capture.

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Webinar: 3D Multi-board Design Basics - Don't Fall Behind

This webinar will discuss and demonstrate the key concepts behind a 3D multi-discipline design where supplychain, PCB, MCAD and analysis all converge into a next generation design process.

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Webinar: Product-based Virtual Prototyping Just Got Easy

This webinar will demonstrate a virtual prototyping solution that validates a set of product requirements against a proposed detailed design.

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Webinar: Protect Your ECAD Library and PCB Design Intellectual Property

This webinar will demonstrate how next generation ECAD software is being used to address the IP theft challenge with permission controls that enable users to define with a high level of granularity the design information that will be included and excluded from the published data set.

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Webinar: PCB Design Using an Engineering Knowledge Base

During this webinar we will demonstrate how to create, manage and grow an engineering knowledge base, and use that information to greatly improve your PCB design process.

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Webinar: System-level Circuit Engineering

Traditional schematic entry tools offer the ability to create a single logical design to drive a single PCB layout.

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Webinar: Avoiding Poor FPGA I/O Assignments for PCB Design

The webinar will explore various points in the design flow where co-design of the FPGA and board layout can take place; this includes library part creation, schematic entry, I/O optimization and pin assignment management during board layout. See how a FPGA / PCB co-design process can improve overall design quality in less time.

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Webinar: Eliminate DDR3 Timing Errors with Constraint-based Routing

This webinar explores how to realize a DDR3 system using constraints and validate the design’s timing margins.

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Webinar: I/O Optimization with 3D SoC, SiP, and PCB Co-design

This webinar is aimed to help the audience identify disconnects in the chip, package, and board design environment; and explore methods to optimize interconnects, improve design collaboration, and enable signal traceability and analysis across the complete system.

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Webinar: Power Integrity Essentials for the PCB Design Process

This session presents aspects of achieving good power integrity by defining key concepts, showing example layouts, and using PI analysis tools to help better understand PI effects and mitigation techniques.

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Webinar: Avoid PCB & Enclosure Collisions with 3D Product Visualization

This webinar will present an approach to make ECAD / MCAD collaboration part of your standard design process. Easily import MCAD data and orient multiple PCBs within the enclosure and detect collisions. Make corrections and re-analyze.

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Webinar: Bridging the Gap between Electronic and Mechanical Design

Design rework can cost you time and money. And going back and forth between ECAD and MCAD departments takes time.

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    White Paper: The Internet of Things and Modular Design

    The advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) offers the potential to automatically collect detailed performance information from every device in the field at minimal cost.

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    White Paper: End-to-end Hardware Architecture Design and Validation

    This white paper explores the benefits of bringing all these design domains together in a single tool that enables the translation of product requirements into an initial hardware architecture, ready for detailed design.

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    White Paper: 3D Convergence of Multi-board PCB and IC Packaging Design

    The electronic product design process is being challenged like never before, with the need to develop feature-rich, light, compact products at a lower cost in less time.

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    White Paper: Design Products, Not Just Boards - The Shift to Product-centric Design

    This white paper explores the benefits of product-centric design and how it differs from current-generation PCB-centric processes and tools.

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    White Paper: Intellectual Property Management Tools Help Protect Against Design Theft

    Intellectual property (IP) theft is an ever-present danger to companies who subcontract manufacturing to electronic manufacturing services (EMS) providers.

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      Case Study: Endress+Hauser standardizes PCB engineering and production processes for industrial measurement products across distributed locations

      Endress+Hauser is a global leader in measurement instrumentation, services and solutions for industrial process engineering.

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      Case Study: Renishaw gets better fit and impedance control for complex flexible PCBs in metrology instruments using CR-8000

      Working in 3D for the first time, Renishaw’s PCB designers noticed a host of benefits, including fixing housing fit issues upfront and easier component placement.

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      Case Study: Rohde & Schwarz manages variants with increased efficiency using Zuken’s CR-5000 suite

      Rohde & Schwarz manages variants with increased efficiency using Zuken’s CR-5000 suite. In a sophisticated design flow, the schematic provides a master data set that drives all PCB assembly variants.

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      Case Study: ARBURG - Getting designs right the first time

      ARBURG is one of the world‘s leading manufacturers of injection molding machines.

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        Brochure: DS-CR

        PCB Library and Design Data Management

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        Datasheet: System Planner

        System Planner is a system-level design environment for architecture of electronics systems and products.

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        Datasheet: CR-8000 Library

        The use of common library data throughout the whole design cycle is an essential element of the CR-8000 constraints-driven, right-by-construction methodology.

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        Datasheet: Graphical Pin Manager - FPGA/PCB Co-design

        Engineers continue to embrace programmable logical devices within their product designs in numerous applications across a wide range of industries.

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        Datasheet: Design Gateway - Circuit Engineering

        Design Gateway is Zuken’s platform for logical circuit design and verification of single and multi-board system-level electronic designs.

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        Design Force - Multi-board System Design

        Design Force fully leverages the latest industry hardware and software capabilities, allowing users to design in a native 3D environment, obtaining optimal performance by utilizing native 64-bit, multi-threading, multi-core processors.

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        Datasheet: Design Force - Chip, Package and Board Co-Design

        Comprehensive system co-design recognizes the interaction between chip, package, and board data to reduce complexity, size and cost of the overall system.

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        Datasheet: Design Force - Advanced Packaging

        Traditional two dimensional design tools often fall short when it comes to studyingthe structure and routability of the advanced packages required for today’scomplex designs.

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        Datasheet: Advanced Design for Manufacturing (ADM)

        In the design and production of electronic products, manufacturability checks are difficult to perform manually and are often made after the design process has been completed.

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        Datasheet: Circuit DR Navi - Engineering Knowledge

        CR-8000 Circuit DR Navi helps design teams consolidate engineering expertise and best practices into a central repository integrated with the design process.

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          Overview Movies

          Design Products, Not Just Boards

          ANSYS Partnership

          ECAD XVII - Comparing Layer Stackups of Zuken and ANSYS

          ECAD XVI - CR-8000 Design Force to ANSYS Slwave

          ECAD XVII - CR-8000 Design Force to Slwave via EDB

          Design Force Movies

          ECAD/MCAD Integration: Align PCB with Enclosure

          ECAD/MCAD Integration: Configure Multi-board

          ECAD/MCAD Integration: 3D Collision and Clearance Checking

          Power Integrity Analyzer

          Automatic Tuning of Differential Pairs

          Design Force to AWR Microwave Integration

          System-level PCB Design Environment

          Design Gateway Movies

          Evaluating Signal Continuity across a Product-level Schematic