This training series on actuators will provide you basic background of actuators and why an electrical system should be matched to an actuator. This series will cover piezoelectric actuators, linear resonant actuators (LRA) for haptics and eccentric rotating motors (ERM) for haptics.
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
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.
These introduction videos give background on TI Precision Labs and explain their broad appeal to engineers of all experience levels and introduce the three key motor types.
Brushless-DC motors are used to get massive benefits in terms of quietness, efficiency, and power delivery, but there are some hurdles that need to be overcome to get the motor to spin. This video series explains what a brushless-DC motor is, how it works, and how you would drive it.
Motor drivers have evolved over the years to integrate features that decrease component count, improve system protection, or boost motor performance. This video series goes into detail on key features integrated into motor drivers.
Motor drivers, like any other application-specific analog integrated circuit, have key design considerations. Knowing about these important topics can help you design a robust and efficient system. This video series discusses what key considerations you should take into account when designing your motor drive circuits.
While motor topologies have remained relatively unchanged over the past century, control techniques by comparison have experienced explosive growth. This has been driven in large part by technology advancements in the semiconductor industry. This seminar focuses specifically on advancements in the control of motors with an emphasis on field-oriented principles with brushless AC motors.
TI Precision Labs (TIPL) is the most comprehensive online classroom for analog signal chain designers. From foundational knowledge to advanced concepts, our logical, sequenced and comprehensive teaching approach is both intuitive and practical. The training series, which includes videos and downloadable reference materials, will deepen the technical expertise of experienced engineers and accelerate the development of those early in their career.
The brushed-DC motor is the simplest motor type and knowledge on how to operate a brushed-DC motor is fundamental to learning about motor drivers in general. This video series explains what a brushed-DC motor is, how it works and how you would drive it.
Whether learning how to simplify motor drive solutions or just simply learning the basics of a BLDC motor, these training videos cover everything from the difference between a pre-driver and integrated motor to the basic motor operations that every designer should know.