Introduction to Power Topologies


Date: October 1, 2015

This power overview presentation introduces three popular power converter circuits: the linear regulator, the buck converter and the boost converter. Common applications for each topology are included as well as a compare and contrast of linear versus switching regulators. Several slides discuss the duty-cycle derivation of the buck and boost converter’s duty cycle. Non-synchronous, synchronous and multiphase orientations are also defined.

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This course is also a part of the following series

Introduction to Power Electronics
Date: October 1, 2015
World of Power
Date: July 8, 2016