Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers
The Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers series helps engineers learn how to maximize the performance achieved when measuring current with a current sense amplifier (also called a current shunt monitor).
This is a series of short videos, each addressing a different topic. While intended as a series to be viewed in order, each session is standalone and can be viewed without the need to watch it all if there is a specific topic you are interested in learning more about.
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1. Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers  The Basics
Section 1 of this training series focuses on the basics of current measurement with current sense amplifiers
#  Title  Duration  

1.1 
Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers, Session 1: When to choose a Current Sense Amp
Learn the basic concepts of direct current sensing and walks through choosing a current shunt monitor over other differential amplifier alternatives.

04:37  Learn the basic concepts of direct current sensing and walks through choosing a current shunt monitor over other differential amplifier alternatives.  
1.2 
Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers, Session 2: Design Considerations
Learn important considerations when designing with a current shunt monitor

04:59  Learn important considerations when designing with a current shunt monitor  
1.3 
Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers, Session 3: Implementations Options for Highside & Lowside Monitoring
Part three of the Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers series reviews different design/implementation options for current monitoring.

05:37  Part three of the Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers series reviews different design/implementation options for current monitoring.  
1.4 
Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers, Session 4: How to Choose an Appropriate Shunt Resistor
Part four of the Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers series discusses how to choose an appropriate shunt resistor.

09:17  Part four of the Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers series discusses how to choose an appropriate shunt resistor. 
2. Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers  Understanding Error Sources
Section 2 of this training series focuses on the understanding the error sources associated with current measurement and the best methods for minimizing these errors.
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2.1 
Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers, Session 5: Understanding Different Types of Error in Current Shunt Monitor Designs
Part five of the Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers series gives an overview the different kinds of error found in a current shunt monitor ...

05:40  Part five of the Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers series gives an overview the different kinds of error found in a current shunt monitor ...  
2.2 
Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers, Session 6: Understanding Gain Errors
Part six of the Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers series discusses how to understand and calculate gain errors.

06:04  Part six of the Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers series discusses how to understand and calculate gain errors.  
2.3 
Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers, Session 7: Understanding Offset Errors
Part seven of the Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers series continues the error source discussion focusing on amplifier offset error.

06:11  Part seven of the Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers series continues the error source discussion focusing on amplifier offset error.  
2.4 
Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers, Session 8: Understanding Filter Related Errors
Part eight of the Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers series discusses how to calculate errors due to filter resistance and input bias curre...

06:57  Part eight of the Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers series discusses how to calculate errors due to filter resistance and input bias curre...  
2.5 
Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers, Session 9: Understanding Common Mode Voltage Error
Part nine of the Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers series continues the error source discussion focusing on common mode voltage error.

04:15  Part nine of the Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers series continues the error source discussion focusing on common mode voltage error.  
2.6 
Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers, Session 10: Understanding Temperature Related Errors
Part ten of the Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers series continues the error source discussion focusing on the effect of temperature on the...

07:45  Part ten of the Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers series continues the error source discussion focusing on the effect of temperature on the...  
2.7 
Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers, Session 11: Understanding Power Supply Rejection Error
Part eleven of the Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers series continues the error source discussion focusing on power supply related error.

05:15  Part eleven of the Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers series continues the error source discussion focusing on power supply related error.  
2.8 
Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers, Session 12: Understanding Shunt Resistor Tolerance Error
Part twelve of the Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers series discusses the error associated with the shunt resistor tolerance

03:39  Part twelve of the Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers series discusses the error associated with the shunt resistor tolerance 
3. Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers  Advanced Topics
Section 3 of this training series introduces three advanced topics related to current measurement with current sense amplifiers.
#  Title  Duration  

3.1 
Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers, Session 13: Layout Considerations
Part thirteen of the Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers series discusses the layout considerations that need to be taken into account to maximize...

03:50  Part thirteen of the Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers series discusses the layout considerations that need to be taken into account to maximize...  
3.2 
Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers, Session 14: Debugging  Where to Probe
Part fourteen of the Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers series discusses debugging your current sense amplifier design, and discussions common...

03:37  Part fourteen of the Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers series discusses debugging your current sense amplifier design, and discussions common...  
3.3 
Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers, Session 15: Programming Power Settings
Part fifteen of the Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers series discusses how to program program the digital output current shunt monitors for...

08:52  Part fifteen of the Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers series discusses how to program program the digital output current shunt monitors for...  
3.4 
Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers, Session 16: Benefits of Integrated Precision Shunt Resistor
Discusses how to integrating a precision shunt resistor will enhance the system implementation

04:19  Discusses how to integrating a precision shunt resistor will enhance the system implementation 