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printed circuit

Edited by Andrew Butterfield, Gerard Ekembe Ngondi and Anne Kerr

in A Dictionary of Computer Science

Seventh edition

Published in print January 2016 | ISBN: 9780199688975
Published online January 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780191768125
printed circuit

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A physical realization of an electronic circuit design in which the connections between the terminals of individual components are formed from copper conductors supported by a sheet of an insulating material such as fibreglass. The conductor pattern is normally printed and etched onto the sheet and components are then attached to the copper ‘lands’ by hand or dip soldering. The supporting sheet plus circuit is known as a ...

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Subjects: Computing

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