Author Topic: Compute trace size within Eagle?  (Read 1888 times)

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Offline bronson

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Compute trace size within Eagle?
« on: March 12, 2014, 03:30:05 pm »
Whenever I need to figure out a trace width I switch to the browser and google up some random online trace width calculator.

Is there a less, erm, ghetto way of doing this in Eagle?  It's gotta be easy to use though...  A quick & dirty cmd line ULP probably wouldn't be any nicer than bouncing out to the browser.
« Last Edit: March 13, 2014, 07:45:04 am by bronson »
 

Online westfw

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Re: Compute trace size within Eagle?
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2014, 08:44:51 pm »
Based on what?
 

Offline bronson

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Re: Compute trace size within Eagle?
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2014, 07:25:56 am »
Maybe something that would pop a dialog where I could specify that I have 1oz copper on an outer layer moving 2A, and I'd like less than a 10 degree temperature increase, then it would set the trace width to 80 mil.

No big deal, I just thought I was missing something everyone else knew.  :)
 


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