Component layout styles?

Drawing Schematics, Hierarchical Design, BOM, Exporting net-lists, etc.
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jdolecki
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Component layout styles?

#1 Post by jdolecki » 11 Dec 2019, 11:51

Why are these two components layout styles different.

Is there a difference is which style i use?

Ar they drawn that way?

Can i select which style to uses?

thanks, john
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farley
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Re: Component layout styles?

#2 Post by farley » 11 Dec 2019, 15:29

Schematic symbols should ideally reflect the function of the represented device. This article is a decent starting point:
https://www.edn.com/electronics-blogs/a ... rstandable

There are probably other, and better, tutorials on the subject.

In addition to using meaningful symbols, the flow of a schematic matters. In general:
1. Inputs on the left
2. Outputs on the right
3. Power pins on the top of the symbol
4. Ground/common pins on the bottom of the symbol

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