These video series will talk about the different types of motors used in the industry; DC, Brushless DC, Steppers, Permanent Magnet Synchronous, and AC Induction. To gather a better understanding of motors, differences of these motors with advantages and disadvantages of each will be shown. Basic motor drive circuits will be discussed from full H-Bridge drive to half-bridge for 3-phase motors. Other drive concepts such as 6-step commutation along with drive issues such as current recirculation will be discussed. Field Oriented Control will also be discussed and how
High Speed Signal Chain University is your portal to relevant training material on High Speed Data Converters and High Speed Amplifiers including topics related to RF Sampling Converters, JESD204B SerDes standard, and RF Fundamentals.
The Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers series helps engineers learn how to maximize the performance achieved when measuring current with a current sense amplifier (also called a current shunt monitor).
This is a series of short videos, each addressing a different topic. While intended as a series to be viewed in order, each session is stand-alone and can be viewed without the need to watch it all if there is a specific topic you are interested in learning more about.
Power electronics impacts our lives in so many ways - from new power circuits that extend battery life to voltage regulators that help manage and distribute energy more efficiently from the grid to the consumer. This four-part Power 101 fundamentals course covers several topics that a design engineer needs to understand when it comes to power management design.
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.
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.
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This series provides an overview of the World of Power by Market, by Standard, by Product Type and Topology. It also provides an overview of the design tips and tools related to power design decisions.
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 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.
This training series details configuring the TI DLP® DLPC900 digital controller chipsets for 3D machine vision applications, including PCB automated optical inspection (AOI). This digital controller is use by the DLP6500 1080p digital micromirror controller (DMD) and the DLP9000 WQXGA DMD. This training series includes:
We live in a world where design engineers are on a seemingly constant pursuit for higher efficiency. Everyone wants to do more with less power. Higher system efficiency is a team effort that includes (but is not limited to) better-performing gate drivers, controllers and new wide-bandgap technologies. In this multi-part video series, we will focus on the gate drivers and how choosing the right driver can help your whole system design. You will learn about important gate driver specs, why they’re important, and how they can influence the systems around them.