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HOW2POWER ARTICLES — 2016


    December
  • Correct Snubber Power Loss Estimate Saves the Day
  • Creating A Complex Multi-Load Power Solution In Minutes
  • A Practical Primer On Motor Drives (Part 11): AC And DC Motor Types
  • How to select a space-grade switching regulator
    • November
  • How To Calculate Winding Packing Factor
  • Surges and Transients Can't Read Specifications! How to Protect Power Supplies Against Real-World Threats
  • A Practical Primer On Motor Drives (Part 10): Motor Background
  • Generate Hysteresis Curves From Magnetic Core Datasheet Parameters
    • October
  • Eddy-Current Effects In Magnetic Design (Part 3): Conductor Cross-Sectional Geometry
  • Tradeoffs In Digital, Analog, And Hybrid Power Supply Control
  • A Practical Primer On Motor Drives (Part 9): Power Semiconductors As Implemented In Power Conversion Systems
  • Meeting High Altitude Requirements For Power Supplies: A Guide For Designers And Specifiers
  • Companies jointly develop SiC MOSFET intelligent power modules for aerospace and motor control
    • September
  • Multi-Output Fly-Buck Regulator Offers Wide VIN, Isolation And Low EMI
  • Performance Parameters Lead To The Optimal Converter
  • A Practical Primer On Motor Drives (Part 8): Power Semiconductors
  • Eddy-Current Effects In Magnetic Design (Part 2): The Proximity Effect
  • "Cap Drop" Approach Implements Offline Power Supply for Light Loads
  • Modeling Magnetic Core Offers Insight into Behavior, Operating Range, Saturation
    • August
  • The five main reasons power supplies fail—and what can be done about it
  • Open HW/SW Platform Accelerates Development Of Control Solutions For Power Electronics
  • Wide Voltage Trim Power Supplies: The Benefits Of Linear Supplies Without The Drawbacks
  • A Practical Primer On Motor Drives (Part 7): Power Calculations In Three-Phase Systems
  • Eddy-Current Effects In Magnetic Design (Part 1): The Skin Effect
    • July
  • Subharmonic Behavior In Current Mode Control (Part 2): The Causes And Cures At Low Duty Cycles
  • Four-Terminal Inductor Achieves High-Accuracy Current Measurements For POLs (Part 2): Sources Of Error
  • A Practical Primer On Motor Drives (Part 6): AC Line Power Calculations
    • June
  • Meeting The Standby Power Specification In LED TVs With A Single Power Supply
  • Optimize Half-Bridge Circuit Designs Through Accurate VGS Measurements
  • A Practical Primer On Motor Drives (Part 5): Three-Phase AC Line Current And Winding Configurations
  • Conventional Buck Vs. High-Frequency Series-Capacitor Buck: Who Wins?
  • Sizing Your Power Converter's Magnetics (Part 3): Transformer Power Rating With An Input Voltage Range
    • May
  • Smart Inrush Current Limiter Enables Higher Efficiency In AC-DC Converters
  • Subharmonic Behavior In Current-Mode Control (Part 1): The Causes And Cure At High Duty Cycles
  • A Practical Primer On Motor Drives (Part 4): Single-Phase AC Line Current
  • Metal Alloy Resistors Offer Robustness And Other Benefits For Current Sensing
  • Sizing Your Power Converter's Magnetics (Part 2): Inductor Power Rating With An Input Voltage Range
  • How to Design for Power Integrity: Selecting a VRM
    • April
  • DoE Level VI: Getting Your Measurement Technique Right
  • A Practical Primer On Motor Drives (Part 3): Three-Phase AC Line Voltage
  • Sizing Your Power Converter's Magnetics (Part 1): Inductor Power Rating With Fixed Input Voltage
  • Beware Of Zero-Voltage Switching
  • Clearing Up Confusion About GaN Power Transistors (Part 2): Proving Power GaN Reliability
  • Gate Driver ICs Enable Higher Efficiency In Air-Conditioning Systems
    • March
  • Clearing Up Confusion About GaN Power Transistors (Part 1): Marketer, Scientist Or Engineer—Who Should You Believe?
  • A Practical Primer On Motor Drives (Part 2): Single-Phase AC Line Voltage
  • Improving Loop-Gain Performance In Digital Power Supplies With Latest-Generation DSCs
  • Vertically Stacked MOSFETs And Other Tricks For Building A High-Density 30-A Point-of-Load Regulator
  • This Misconception About Power Integrity Can Cost You Big
  • Coil Formers in Today's Electronic Manufacturing Environment
    • February
  • Custom UPS Software Allows Greater System Control For Pipeline Clients
  • Optimal Switch Timing Circuits for Soft-Switching Converters (Part 2): Circuits for Different Switch Functions
  • How It Works: The Current Doubler Demystified
  • A Practical Primer On Motor Drives (Part 1): What New Design Engineers Need To Know
  • Four-Terminal Inductor Achieves High-Accuracy Current Measurements For POLs (Part 1): Inductor Design
    • January
  • Five Things Every Engineer Should Know About Bode Plots
  • Tips And Tricks For High-Speed, High-Current Measurement
  • Modeling The Effects of Leakage Inductance On Flyback Converters (Part 3): The Small-Signal Model
  • Optimal Switch Timing Circuits (Part 1): The Relationship Between Switch Timing And Available Energy
  • Medical AC-DC Power Supplies Are Becoming More Specialized
  • Power Transformer Design Simplified—Really!
  • Reading Between the Lines, Using data sheets correctly when selecting resistors

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