Labs are follow-along training videos that walk you through installation, building, and running example mmWave sensor projects.
All the content from the 4-part webinar series launched last November 2018 is now available as an open source in our Training Portal for all of the users interested in the motor drives and control topic.
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.
Continue learning about the protections in power stage, current sensing and efficiency analysis. Relevant reference designs will be also discussed.
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 about the design methodology and test results from the 230 V, 3.5 kW power factor correction (PFC) reference design.
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 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.
Applications Engineer Jason Tao discusses PFC basics, topology comparisons and design considerations to achieve a cost-optimized and efficient PFC design.
Learn about opportunities for low voltage motors in major appliances, small appliances and power tools. Understand power stage architectures, topologies and control methods for low voltage brushed DC, stepper and brushless DC motors as well as the system design aspects, challenges and solutions.
Learn the opportunities of motor drives in appliances and understand why there is clear transformation happening from high voltage to low voltage motor drives
The mmWave training series is designed for you to learn the fundamentals of FMCW technology and mmWave sensors, and start development quickly. TI's portfolio of mmWave sensors features the AWR automotive radar sensor family and the IWR industrial mmWave sensor family, which are intended to be used for detecting range, velocity and angle of objects. Learn more about the silicon, tools, software and some of the applications for both mmWave families in the mmWave training series.
New to mm-wave sensing? This series of five short videos provides a concise yet in-depth introduction to sensing using FMCW radars.
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 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.
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.