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How do PCBs work?


Teddy T. writes:

I started this episode in January 2019, but then was daunted by the intricacy of the actual PCB and trying to model it in Blender. I tried importing some vectors images of the PCB layers into mesh models, but the number of vertices was in the tens of millions. So, in the end, I simplified certain parts to show only sections of the larger PCB. Here's the finished product detailing How PCBs work.

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Teddy Tablante

I am an engineer that wants to get others excited about engineering as well. I worked 8 years as an electrical and mechanical engineer on subsystems in machines that make microchips, specifically on Ion Implanters. I want to inspire others to get into engineering, so I decided to learn Blender. Eventually, I left my engineering job so I could make high-quality educational engineering videos for YouTube. My hobbies are: cooking, inner tube water polo, frisbee, and lindy hop dancing.


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