In this introductory training learn multiple battery powered motor drive applications, get an overview on the battery & motors commonly used as well as motor control methods.
Learn about the motor drive subsystem in a cordless power tool, high performance parameters and the selection of MOSFETs and gate driver to achieve high performance parameters in the power stage.
Learn about the power state system design aspects, effect of ON state resistance of MOSFET and design challenges
Continue learning about the protections in power stage, current sensing and efficiency analysis. Relevant reference designs will be also discussed.
Learn the opportunities of motor drives in appliances and understand why there is clear transformation happening from high voltage to low voltage motor drives
Learn the different power stage architectures and topologies for low voltage brushed DC and stepper motor drives and understand typical system design challenges and differentiated solutions from Texas Instruments.
Learn the different power stage architectures and topologies for low voltage brushless DC motor drives and understand typical design challenges and differentiated solutions with integrated motor drivers.
Learn about the design challenges for the power stage in a low voltage BLDC motor drive and understand the system solutions enabling high efficient, robust and reliable system. Also learn about different power supply solutions for low voltage motor control.
New to mm-wave sensing? This series of five short videos provides a concise yet in-depth introduction to sensing using FMCW radars.
Labs are follow-along training videos that walk you through installation, building, and running example mmWave sensor projects.
Learn what power factor correction (PFC) is, the basics of power factor measurement and why PFC is needed. Also learn about EN6100-3-2 and Energy Star standards for power supplies.
Learn the difference between different PFC classifications and the advantages and disadvantages of peak current mode control, average current mode control and hysteresis current mode control.
Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of classic boost PFC, dual boost bridge-less PFC, totem-pole bridge-less PFC and interleaved boost PFC. Also learn about the main power loss components in typical PFC circuits resulting in bridge low, choke loss, boost diode loss and switch loss.
Learn the calculations and considerations required to design an efficient PFC choke inductor. Also learn how to further optimize efficiency and achieve a stable system. Finally, discover PCB layout considerations for power stage and control stage.