Summary: This solid, easy-to-read book is designed to fulfill the needs of technicians seeking competency in all aspects of electronic design and fabrication techniques. It serves as a practical and realistic guide for developing skills in planning, designing and constructing electronic equipment. Extensive coverage of important topics reflect the rapid, on-going changes continuously reshaping the electronic packaging industry and the specialized skills that go with them. The ...show morese topics are discussed under the major headings of: Circuit Design And Project Planning, Designing Printed Circuit Boards With CAD Techniques, Printed Circuit Board Fabrication And Inspection, Printed Circuit Board Component Assembly And Soldering, Chassis Fabrication And Metal Finishing Techniques, And Chassis Hardware And Wiring. A final section contains a broad selection of introductory and advanced packaging projects that strengthen readers' understanding of the material covered, and further develops their interest in developing the skills discussed. For today's packaging technicians, and for use in industrial and military training programs.