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Power management training

TI’s technical resources cover the entire spectrum of power management design training, for theoretical concepts or specific, practical design advice for the most complex power challenges. Access training, advice and support from the power experts and personalize your training experience by choosing on-demand training modules, in-person seminars, videos, webinars, and more.

Power fundamentals

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Introduction to Power Electronics- Overview This overview highlights the importance of power electronics in our everyday lives.
Introduction to Power Components This power overview identifies the four major components needed in power converter design: inductors, capacitors, diodes and MOSFETs.

Power topologies

Power Topologies Overview This overview video introduces power converters and explains the functions of 18 different power supply topologies, all of which play an important role in operating our everyday power electronics.
Introduction to Power Topologies This power overview presentation introduces three popular power converter circuits: the linear regulator, the buck converter and the boost converter.
What is a Buck Topology? A 3 minute short tutorial which gives an overview of a buck topology
What is a Boost Topology? A 3 minute short tutorial which gives an overview of a boost topology
What is a Buck Boost Toplogy? A 3 minute short tutorial which gives an overview of a buck boost topology
What is an Inverting Buck Boost Converter Topology? A 3 minute short tutorial which gives an overview of a inverting buck boost topology
What is a SEPIC Topology? A 3 minute short tutorial which gives an overview of a SEPIC converter topoloogy
What is a Forward Converter Topology? A 3 minute short tutorial which gives an overview of a forward converter topology
What is a Push Pull Topology A 3 minute short tutorial which gives an overview of a push pull topology
What is a Half Bridge Topology? A 3 minute short tutorial which gives an overview of a half bridge topology
What is a Full Bridge Topology? A 3 minute short tutorial which gives an overview of a full bridge topology
What is a Phase Shifted Full Bridge Topology? A 3 minute short tutorial which gives an overview of a phase shifted full bridge topology
What is a Cuk Converter? A 3 minute short tutorial which gives an overview of a Cuk converter
What is a Zeta Converter? A 3 minute short tutorial which gives an overview of a Zeta converter
What is a Flyback Topology? A 3 minute short tutorial which gives an overview of a flyback topology
What is a Flybuck Topology? A 3 minute short tutorial which gives an overview of a flybuck topology

Power tips

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SEPIC Converter Operation, Theory (Part 1) This video covers the SEPIC’s advantages and general theory of operation. Key voltage and current waveforms during the FET’s two operational states are highlighted.
SEPIC Converter Operation, Lab Demo (Part 2) A 12V/1A SEPIC reference design is powered up in the lab. The FET and rectifier switching voltages and well as the inductor, rectifier and coupling capacitor currents are displayed on an oscilloscope.
Sepic Converter Makes an Efficient Bias In this Power Tip video Robert Kollman discusses how Sepic converters make an efficient bias
Buck-Boost using a Buck Controller In Power Tip #5 Robert Kollman talks about how to make a buck-boost using a buck controller.
Layout for a Buck Power Stage This video shows a simplified schematic and PCB layout for a buck converter. The critical current paths are identified and component placement is optimized based on the high frequency switching currents.
Layout for a SEPIC Power Stage This video shows a simplified schematic and PCB layout for a SEPIC converter. The critical current paths are identified and component placement is optimized based on the high frequency switching currents.
Layout for a Boost Power Stage This video shows a simplified schematic and PCB layout for a boost converter. The critical current paths are identified and component placement is optimized based on the high frequency switching currents.
Design a Simple Isolated Bias Supply In this Power Tip Robert Kollman discusses how to design a simple, isolated bias supply. For the entire Power Tips article series, visit Power Management DesignLine and search: Power Tips.
Low Voltage Buck IC In this Power Tip Robert Kollman takes a look at a power system where 500V is generated from a 400V input.
Low Cost, High Performance LED Driver In this Power Tip video Robert Kollman talks about low cost, high performance LED drivers
Demonstration of a 60W USB-C AC/DC Adaptor Reference Design In this video, we look at a reference design for a 60W USB-C adaptor. We discuss the design architecture and demonstrate the negotiation of a variable output voltage.

Design tools

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An Introduction to Power Stage Designer Welcome to the Power Stage Designer training. This tool enables engineers to calculate all important values for the power stage of their power supply design more effectively in a short amount of time.
WEBENCH® Power Designer Training Series Watch these series of videos and find out some tips and tricks on how to use WEBENCH® Power Designer.
TINA-TI Video Training Series This training series demonstrates the usage of TINA-TI™, the free SPICE simulator from Texas Instruments.

Power product training

Regardless of which power management function you’re designing, solve problems with a training library that spans a full range from fundamental to the most advanced. Click the function you’re working on to learn more.

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Non-isolted DC/DC switching regulators From fundamentals to advance level concepts, take a deep dive into the mechanics of non-isolated DC/DC switching regulators.
Battery management Browse TI’s extensive collection of training videos explaining battery charging, gauging, monitoring & protection, wireless power, and much more.
Linear regulators (LDO) Questions about designing with LDOs? From low-noise to small-size LDOs TI has you covered.
USB Type-C & PD From the basics of USB Type-C to selecting the right ICs for your design, TI’s training resources can help move your project forward.
Power over Ethernet (PoE) Whether its powered devices (PD) or power sourcing equipment (PSE), TI has a variety of training videos to assist with your power over Ethernet (PoE) design
Protection, monitoring & hot swap On-demand training for protection, monitoring and hot swap solutions
LED driver (illumination) LED lighting training across all form factors and power levels.
Power modules Learn more about how you can use power modules to reduce design and verification time, and speed development cycles for any application.
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TI E2E community

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WEBENCH Design Center

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TI Designs

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Power House blog

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