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No walls, no rework

Better teamworking is the key to reducing design iterations. Tools can help too. By Louise Joselyn.

Recent research into board rework and redesign problems showed 21% of problems are logical, 26% are emi related, 18% due to signal integrity and 24% are thermal issues.

Reducing or eliminating board design iterations will clearly reduce design cycle times. But training expert Smallpiece says that, in the UK, 17% of the design cycle is spent in definition, 33% in design and 50% in redesign.

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