One of the key systems in a solar energy harvester is a solar inverter. A solar inverter, or any kind of inverter for that matter, will take a Direct Current voltage input and convert it to an Alternating Current output that can be used to power standard appliances and electronics in a home or business. While just about any high power DC source can be used, the largest sector of inverter growth is in renewables, particularly solar applications. Watch this series to help you mitigate multiple solar inverter design challenges.
This training is meant for engineers designing the control circuits for servo or AC inverter motor controllers for industrial machinery. In particular, the on-demand curriculum is for those who are planning to develop their next drive system based on a C2000™ microcontroller (MCU) and are interested in quickly learning how to use the DesignDRIVE solutions available from TI.
With the increase in smart building automation systems, the need for wireless, battery powered sensor nodes is growing. This training covers the basics of wireless sensor node optimization with a focus on extending battery life.
Learn more about TI building automation solutions at ti.com/buildingautomation
Learn how to simplify the product selection and power supply design processes for Wide VIN DC-DC step-down ICs in Industry 4.0 applications, and how these processes differ for power modules versus buck converters.
This training outlines the system requirements for EMC immunity, EMI and isolation when designing a variable-speed drive. A brief overview is given on the corresponding IEC standards with the test requirements and pass criterion. Subsystem hardware design examples are shown leveraging TI reference designs for an interface to absolute digital encoders and dual port Gigabit Ethernet to pass EMC immunity and EMI, and a 3-phase inverter with reinforced isolated IGBT gate drivers to meet isolation and common mode transient immunity.
This training series demonstrates the usage of TINA-TI, the free SPICE simulator from Texas Instruments. The course has 12 videos, beginning with an introduction and showing the basic usage of the GUI and the simulator. The course shows several examples of the basic features and some of the more complex features that TINA-TI provides. Additionally, the course shows several practical applications of the tool and how it can be used to solve engineering problems.
There are quite a bit of system considerations to design a wearable display. We designed this training based on the questions that product development managers, product marketing managers, and systems engineers are asking themselves about this attractive application.
Learn about TI 3D depth sensing technology and implementation for industrial, automotive and consumer applications including gesture control, 3D scanning, robotic navigation, augmented reality and people counting. For additional information about 3D time-of-flight technology and design resources, please visit ti.com/3dtof.
Learn about sub-system blocks and trends in Building Automation systems design
This training series provides an introduction to spectroscopy in food and agriculture industries using DLP® technology. Key training sections include:
- Fundamentals of DLP Technology-Based Spectroscopy
- Sampling Techniques in Near-Infrared (NIR) Spectroscopy
- Analyzing Food Traits using Near-Infrared (NIR) Spectroscopy
- Analyzing Agricultural Crop and Soil using Near-Infrared (NIR) Spectroscopy
Modern battery powered motor drive applications such as power tools, drones, vacuum cleaners, eBikes, etc. show a clear trend towards permanent magnet synchronous motors (PMSM) and brushless DC motors (BLDC). The biggest challenge in designing the power stage for these applications is to meet form factor, efficiency, protection, peak current carrying capability and thermal performance. This training will explain how to do a system design to meet the design challenges by proper selection of power FET and gate driver.
Experiment with Innovative Sensing Techniques Using DLP® Technology to Determine Material Properties
This DLP® training series provides an innovative applications introduction for spectroscopy. The series includes the following key content:
- Spectroscopy Agenda
- Introduction to DLP technology
- Overview of near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy & DLP spectroscopy architecture
- Spectroscopy development tools using DLP technology
- Target application overview in spectroscopy
- Scanning process for DLP spectroscopy
- Developing your own spectrometer
- Additional DLP spectroscopy resources
This training series outlines key measurements for audio products, specifically signal-to-noise ratio, crosstalk and gain, intermodulation distortion, frequency response and phase, THD+N and level. These videos explain the basic principles of each measurement, why it is significant and how to test and calculate correctly.
Learn about solutions that pair the flexibility of digital power control with C2000 MCUs and in-line current sensing with the high-power efficiency of GaN.
This training series will discuss the design considerations for global EV charging station standards and the differences to consider for AC versus DC charging stations and for residential vs. public stations. The training also includes deep dives into the block diagrams with subsystem analysis and recommendations.
EMI (electromagnetic interference) mitigation is a critical step in the design process in most electronic systems, and especially so in the automotive world. In many cases, automotive OEM emissions requirements are even more stringent than both national and international standards bodies like the FCC. Unfortunately, by their nature, switching regulators are sources of EMI; but, in order to keep power supply designs small and efficient, switchers are a critical component. So how can you reap the benefits of a switching regulator while still meeting challenging EMI requirements?