Accession Number:

ADA285897

Title:

AUTO: Automatic Script Generation System

Descriptive Note:

Technical manual

Corporate Author:

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA MARINA DEL REY INFORMATION SCIENCES INST

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-11-17

Pagination or Media Count:

28.0

Abstract:

This technical manual describes an automatic script generation system Auto for guiding the physical design of a printed circuit board. Auto accepts a printed circuit board design as specified in a netlist and partslist and returns a script to automatically provide all the necessary commands and file specifications required by Harris EDAs Finesse CAD system for placing and routing the printed circuit board. Auto insulates the designer from learning the details of commercial CAD systems, allows designers to modify the script for customized design entry, and performs format and completeness checking of the design files. This technical manual contains a complete tutorialdesign example describing how to use the Auto system and also contains appendices describing the format of files required by the Finesse CAD system. Printed circuit board, Physical design, Script generation, Design entry

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE