In this four-part video series, our experts answer questions around the biggest trends impacting the automotive industry—electrification, automation, connected car and integrated cockpit—and how they are impacting your system design, including:
- How is vehicle electrification reducing emissions?
- What level of autonomy is the most important right now?
- What is driving the evolution of the digital cockpit?
- How does the connected car communicate with its surroundings?
TI's Jacinto TDA2/TDA3 System-on-Chip (SoC) family offers scalable and open solutions based on a heterogeneous hardware and common software architecture for Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) applications including camera-based front (mono/stereo), rear, surround view and night vision systems in addition to multi-range radar and sensor fusion systems.
This training series provides an overview of the evaluation and development platforms as well as getting started with the software and development tools offered by TI on the Jacinto TDA2/TDA3 processors.
As the number of complex electronic features in vehicles increase, body control modules (BCMs) are rapidly evolving to keep up. All semiconductor devices in a BCM have one thing in common – they all need power. This training series will go over the various power topologies needed in a BCM in a vehicle.
FPD-Link Learning Center is a comprehensive online classroom for system designers integrating FPD-Link serializer/deserializer technology into their ADAS or Infotainment applications. The on-demand curriculum offers subject matter, from basics to advanced, to widen the technical knowledge of experienced engineers as well as assist those who are just starting to design with FPD-Link serializers and deserializers.
This presentation will focus on the voltage and current monitoring solutions within HEV/EV system – specifically on overcoming the challenges of high voltages and maintaining an isolation barrier. Afterwards, we will discuss specific op amp parameters to consider for monitoring within the on-board charger (OBC), battery management system (BMS), DC/DC converter, and inverter end equipments.
The DS90UB953/954 System Design & Operation video series offers training for FPD-Link III devices for ADAS. FPD-Link III devices such as the DS90UB953-Q1/ DS90UB954-Q1 support sensor use over serial link for Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS) in the automotive industry. In this training series, we will guide you through step-by-step procedures to initialize and bring-up the “Sensor-Serializer-Deserializer-ISP” link to an optimal performance level.
Creating a Robust Interface Between J6 and FPD-Link .
In this training, the audience will learn about the unique challenges faced by automotive system designers today to implement circuitry to detect external switches in a vehicle. The audience will understand the unique features offered by the MSDI and how they help solve these challenges. The audience will also learn about some of the more advanced features offered by the MSDI and how a system designer can take advantage of them in their design. The application of using the MSDI in an industrial system will also be briefly discussed.
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.
The personal electronics industry is the driving force behind what features consumers want to see in their vehicles. Automakers are left designing for these personal electronics but must cater to specific automotive needs. This course will be a deep dive at architecting and solving the challenges associated with implementing system level protection in automotive USB Type-C and legacy USB applications. From Short-to-Vbus and Short-to-Battery faults, to Over-current and ESD protection.
We are all well aware that the demand for Electric Vehicles (EV) is increasing rapidly. This eight-part training session begins with a description of a typical EV system in part 1. Part 2 is a brief description of how both Lead Acid and Lithium Ion batteries are charged. Part 3 focuses on the types of power factor and harmonic currents. Part 4 discusses power factor correction and the typical boost PFC stage. Part 5 concentrates on the Phase Shifted Full Bridge topology, including the reasons why it is used and a detailed description of how it operates.
Riding Out Automotive Transients : Architecting Front End Power Conversion Stage for Automotive Off-Battery Loads
With rapidly expanding electronic content in latest generation of cars, there is an ever increasing need for power conversion from the car battery rail. The 12-V battery rail is subject to a variety of transients. This presents a unique challenge in terms of the power architecture for off-battery systems. This presentation introduces the different types of transients that occur in automotive battery rails, the causes of those transients, and the standards and specifications defining the test conditions for those transients.
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?
Explore several subtle nuances to significantly improve power supply performance. Examples include: the hidden advantages of synchronous regulators, a module that features the best attributes of a switcher AND an LDO, and tips to reduce system noise by manipulating output capacitor combinations.
This training series covers critical power supply design parameters such as EMI mitigation, heat dissipation, and loop compensation. Each training module features guidance using the LM4360x/LM4600x Synchronous SIMPLE SWITCHER® step-down voltage regulator as an example device.