Selection and Solution Guides

Application Notes

TPIC74100-Q1 Buck/Boost Switch Mode Regulator (Rev. B)


This document explains the features and benefits of the TPIC74100 buck/boost switch-mode regulator, which has been designed for automotive power-management applications.

It is meant as a guideline to achieve a good configuration of the device.

The configuration of the device is dependent on the individual application. Important topics required for this evaluation are covered. The different operating modes of the device are explained. Help for the selection criteria of external components is given and example calculations are included. In addition, there are rules and hints for an optimized layout and some information about evaluating the thermal condition within the application.