Appendix B

Partial list of packages and footprints and some of the footprints included in OrCAD PCB Editor

Table B.1

A list of package abbreviations.
AbbreviationFull nameFootprint examples in library share\pcb\pcb_lib\symbols
BDIP (SDIP) Butt-mounted dual inline package (surface DIP, std pitch)
BGA Ball grid array bga6m10020b60w700…
named as bgaNmSPbDwW
where N=number of rows
S=pitch in mm
P=number of pads
D=pad diameter
W=package width
BQFP Bumper quad flat package quadb02544wg535…
CBGA Ceramic column ball grid array
CFP Ceramic flat packages flat14…flat64
CGA Column grid array cpga68…cpga262
CQFP Ceramic quad flat packages quadflat24, mquad28

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