Every design object has a unique identifier in IDX--not just electrical component instances (uniquely identified by reference designator in the IDF) but holes, keep-outs, mechanical components, and other design objects as well.
What does RD stand for?
RD stands for Reference Designator
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We have 96 other meanings of RD in our Acronym Attic
- Reconfiguration Delay
- Recoverable Distributor
- Recursion Desired (computing)
- Red Deer (Canada)
- Red Dragon (movie)
- Red Dwarf (games)
- Reducing Diet (veterinary prescription diet food)
- Reentry Decoy
- Refer to Drawer
- Reference Data
Samples in periodicals archive:
With the OrCAD Connector for Aras, electronic design engineers manage layout configurations more effectively and all PCB children are linked with matching part numbers, reference designators and instances.
Also, silkscreen part outlines, polarity, pin 1 indicators and reference designators (where possible) can improve assembly test, inspection and repair.
From misspelled file names to omitted or swapped components and reference designators, the possibilities are vast.
Gerber can show us a picture that represents our passives, but not an intelligent list of the passives' reference designators or target values, or any other material characteristics that might help, such as additive, subtractive, preferred vendor material, etc.
By merely pointing and clicking on the appropriate reference designator within the IETM, the maintainer can obtain all information required to troubleshoot the condition for repair, access parts information, schematics or other engineering information.
If the EMS provider utilizes computer aided manufacturing (CAM) software to develop the assembly documentation, avoid confusion by including all reference designators used in the layout on the BOM.
CircuitSpace automates this laborious task with the following features: * Hierarchical design with autoclustering[TM] * Intelligent physical design reuse and replication * Project wide concurrent layout development * Template generation for global library usage across divisions * Template usage with and without etch * Automated layout reference designator propagation * Advanced sustaining engineering and ECO process * Automated change report between layout designs "We've seen customers reduce their placement time by over 50%," said Edward Pupa, CEO of DesignAdvance Systems.