Author Archives: Jorge Garcia

I'm a product support specialist for EAGLE, here at Autodesk. I have been working with EAGLE for close to 10 years. I got my Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering from Florida International University in 2008. I love electronics and building projects focusing on power and control applications. I have a special spot in my heart for embedded systems and programming even though I still consider myself a novice in both.

Few topics in electronics have produced as much misinformation and confusion as the topic of grounding. The goal of this article is to clarify what ground is and why it is so fundamentally important.

The autorouter is a very useful tool when used wisely. Use it for optimizing placement, discovering bottlenecks, and getting inspired.