This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be sheet metal design considerations pdf and removed. Electronic packaging is a major discipline within the field of electronic engineering, and includes a wide variety of technologies.
It refers to enclosures and protective features built into the product itself, and not to shipping containers. It applies both to end products and to components. Packaging of an electronic system must consider protection from mechanical damage, cooling, radio frequency noise emission, protection from electrostatic discharge, maintenance, operator convenience, and cost.