4.1 Optimizing Automotive DC/DC Converter Designs for EMI and Thermals


Date: May 8, 2017
This training is divided in three major sections, with details listed below.
  • Key features for automotive DCDC regulators
    • Overview of key specification for automotive DCDC regulators (input voltage range, dropout, switching frequency/effects on EMI, efficiency and quiescent current)
  • Reducing EMI in DCDC buck regulators
    • Short introduction to board layout guidelines for EMI, input filter design, spread spectrum fundamentals and finally some troubleshooting tips when tests fail
  • Thermal Performance of DCDC regulators in automotive environment
    • Discuss latest generation of switch mode power supplies intended for automotive applications, provide general guidelines for board layout