Issue No. 05 - May (1973 vol. 22)
I.E. Sutherland , Evans and Sutherland Computer Corporation
This correspondence outlines a theory for choosing printed circuit board dimensions in order to avoid crowding of printed wiring. Given a number of components to be mounted on the board and the dimensions of wiring, the theory predicts a minimum board size that should be easy to lay out. The theory does not tell how many components should be put on a board.
Circuit board layout, component placement, wire routing.
D. Oestreicher and I. Sutherland, "How Big Should a Printed Circuit Board Be?," in IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 22, no. , pp. 537-542, 1973.