SLLSFH8A August   2021  – December 2021 MCT8316A

PRODUCTION DATA  

  1. Features
  2. Applications
  3. Description
  4. Revision History
  5. Device Comparison Table
  6. Pin Configuration and Functions
  7. Specifications
    1. 7.1 Absolute Maximum Ratings
    2. 7.2 ESD Ratings
    3. 7.3 Recommended Operating Conditions
    4. 7.4 Thermal Information
    5. 7.5 Electrical Characteristics
    6. 7.6 Characteristics of the SDA and SCL bus for Standard and Fast mode
    7. 7.7 Typical Characteristics
  8. Detailed Description
    1. 8.1 Overview
    2. 8.2 Functional Block Diagram
    3. 8.3 Feature Description
      1. 8.3.1  Output Stage
      2. 8.3.2  Device Interface Modes
        1. 8.3.2.1 Interface - Control and Monitoring
        2. 8.3.2.2 I2C Interface
        3. 8.3.2.3 Hardware Interface - Pin Configuration
      3. 8.3.3  Step-Down Mixed-Mode Buck Regulator
        1. 8.3.3.1 Buck in Inductor Mode
        2. 8.3.3.2 Buck in Resistor mode
        3. 8.3.3.3 Buck Regulator with External LDO
        4. 8.3.3.4 AVDD Power Sequencing from Buck Regulator
        5. 8.3.3.5 Mixed Mode Buck Operation and Control
        6. 8.3.3.6 Buck Undervoltage Protection
        7. 8.3.3.7 Buck Overcurrent Protection
      4. 8.3.4  AVDD Linear Voltage Regulator
      5. 8.3.5  Charge Pump
      6. 8.3.6  Slew Rate Control
      7. 8.3.7  Cross Conduction (Dead Time)
      8. 8.3.8  SPEED Control
        1. 8.3.8.1 Analog-Mode Speed Control
        2. 8.3.8.2 PWM-Mode Speed Control
        3. 8.3.8.3 I2C based Speed Control
        4. 8.3.8.4 Frequency-Mode Speed Control
      9. 8.3.9  Starting the Motor Under Different Initial Conditions
        1. 8.3.9.1 Case 1 – Motor is Stationary
        2. 8.3.9.2 Case 2 – Motor is Spinning in the Forward Direction
        3. 8.3.9.3 Case 3 – Motor is Spinning in the Reverse Direction
      10. 8.3.10 Motor Start Sequence (MSS)
        1. 8.3.10.1 Initial Speed Detect (ISD)
        2. 8.3.10.2 Motor Resynchronization
        3. 8.3.10.3 Reverse Drive
        4. 8.3.10.4 Motor Start-up
          1. 8.3.10.4.1 Align
          2. 8.3.10.4.2 Double Align
          3. 8.3.10.4.3 Initial Position Detection (IPD)
            1. 8.3.10.4.3.1 IPD Operation
            2. 8.3.10.4.3.2 IPD Release Mode
            3. 8.3.10.4.3.3 IPD Advance Angle
          4. 8.3.10.4.4 Slow First Cycle Startup
          5. 8.3.10.4.5 Open loop
          6. 8.3.10.4.6 Transition from Open to Closed Loop
      11. 8.3.11 Closed Loop Operation
        1. 8.3.11.1 120o Commutation
          1. 8.3.11.1.1 High-Side Modulation
          2. 8.3.11.1.2 Low-Side Modulation
          3. 8.3.11.1.3 Mixed Modulation
        2. 8.3.11.2 Variable Commutation (Available only in MCT8316AV)
        3. 8.3.11.3 Lead Angle Control
        4. 8.3.11.4 Closed loop accelerate
      12. 8.3.12 Speed Loop (Available only in MCT8316AV)
      13. 8.3.13 Input Power Regulation (Available only in MCT8316AV)
      14. 8.3.14 Anti-Voltage Surge (AVS)
      15. 8.3.15 Output PWM Switching Frequency
      16. 8.3.16 Fast Start-up (< 50 ms)
        1. 8.3.16.1 BEMF Threshold
        2. 8.3.16.2 Dynamic Degauss
      17. 8.3.17 Fast Deceleration
      18. 8.3.18 Active Demagnetization
        1. 8.3.18.1 Active Demagnetization in action
      19. 8.3.19 Motor Stop Options
        1. 8.3.19.1 Coast (Hi-Z) Mode
        2. 8.3.19.2 Recirculation Mode
        3. 8.3.19.3 Low-Side Braking
        4. 8.3.19.4 High-Side Braking
        5. 8.3.19.5 Active Spin-Down
      20. 8.3.20 FG Configuration
        1. 8.3.20.1 FG Output Frequency
        2. 8.3.20.2 FG Open-Loop and Lock Behavior
      21. 8.3.21 Protections
        1. 8.3.21.1  VM Supply Undervoltage Lockout
        2. 8.3.21.2  AVDD Undervoltage Lockout (AVDD_UV)
        3. 8.3.21.3  BUCK Undervoltage Lockout (BUCK_UV)
        4. 8.3.21.4  VCP Charge Pump Undervoltage Lockout (CPUV)
        5. 8.3.21.5  Overvoltage Protection (OVP)
        6. 8.3.21.6  Overcurrent Protection (OCP)
          1. 8.3.21.6.1 OCP Latched Shutdown (OCP_MODE = 00b)
          2. 8.3.21.6.2 OCP Automatic Retry (OCP_MODE = 01b)
          3. 8.3.21.6.3 OCP Report Only (OCP_MODE = 10b)
          4. 8.3.21.6.4 OCP Disabled (OCP_MODE = 11b)
        7. 8.3.21.7  Buck Overcurrent Protection
        8. 8.3.21.8  Cycle-by-Cycle (CBC) Current Limit (CBC_ILIMIT)
          1. 8.3.21.8.1 CBC_ILIMIT Automatic Recovery next PWM Cycle (CBC_ILIMIT_MODE = 000xb)
          2. 8.3.21.8.2 CBC_ILIMIT Automatic Recovery Threshold Based (CBC_ILIMIT_MODE = 001xb)
          3. 8.3.21.8.3 CBC_ILIMIT Automatic Recovery after 'n' PWM Cycles (CBC_ILIMIT_MODE = 010xb)
          4. 8.3.21.8.4 CBC_ILIMIT Report Only (CBC_ILIMIT_MODE = 0110b)
          5. 8.3.21.8.5 CBC_ILIMIT Disabled (CBC_ILIMIT_MODE = 0111b or 1xxxb)
        9. 8.3.21.9  Lock Detection Current Limit (LOCK_ILIMIT)
          1. 8.3.21.9.1 LOCK_ILIMIT Latched Shutdown (LOCK_ILIMIT_MODE = 00xxb)
          2. 8.3.21.9.2 LOCK_ILIMIT Automatic Recovery (LOCK_ILIMIT_MODE = 01xxb)
          3. 8.3.21.9.3 LOCK_ILIMIT Report Only (LOCK_ILIMIT_MODE = 1000b)
          4. 8.3.21.9.4 LOCK_ILIMIT Disabled (LOCK_ILIMIT_MODE = 1xx1b)
        10. 8.3.21.10 Thermal Warning (OTW)
        11. 8.3.21.11 Thermal Shutdown (TSD)
        12. 8.3.21.12 Motor Lock (MTR_LCK)
          1. 8.3.21.12.1 MTR_LCK Latched Shutdown (MTR_LCK_MODE = 00xxb)
          2. 8.3.21.12.2 MTR_LCK Automatic Recovery (MTR_LCK_MODE= 01xxb)
          3. 8.3.21.12.3 MTR_LCK Report Only (MTR_LCK_MODE = 1000b)
          4. 8.3.21.12.4 MTR_LCK Disabled (MTR_LCK_MODE = 1xx1b)
        13. 8.3.21.13 Motor Lock Detection
          1. 8.3.21.13.1 Lock 1: Abnormal Speed (ABN_SPEED)
          2. 8.3.21.13.2 Lock 2: Loss of Sync (LOSS_OF_SYNC)
          3. 8.3.21.13.3 Lock3: No-Motor Fault (NO_MTR)
        14. 8.3.21.14 IPD Faults
    4. 8.4 Device Functional Modes
      1. 8.4.1 Functional Modes
        1. 8.4.1.1 Sleep Mode
        2. 8.4.1.2 Standby Mode
        3. 8.4.1.3 Fault Reset (CLR_FLT)
    5. 8.5 External Interface
      1. 8.5.1 DRVOFF Functionality
      2. 8.5.2 DAC outputs
      3. 8.5.3 SOX Output
      4. 8.5.4 Oscillator Source
        1. 8.5.4.1 External Clock Source (Available for MCT8316AV)
      5. 8.5.5 External Watchdog (Available only in MCT836AV)
    6. 8.6 EEPROM access and I2C interface
      1. 8.6.1 EEPROM Access
        1. 8.6.1.1 EEPROM Write
        2. 8.6.1.2 EEPROM Read
      2. 8.6.2 I2C Serial Interface (Available only in MCT8316AV)
        1. 8.6.2.1 I2C Data Word
        2. 8.6.2.2 I2C Write Operation
        3. 8.6.2.3 I2C Read Operation
        4. 8.6.2.4 Examples of MCT8316A I2C Communication Protocol Packets
        5. 8.6.2.5 Internal Buffers
        6. 8.6.2.6 CRC Byte Calculation
    7. 8.7 EEPROM (Non-Volatile) Register Map
      1. 8.7.1 Algorithm_Configuration Registers
      2. 8.7.2 Fault_Configuration Registers
      3. 8.7.3 Hardware_Configuration Registers
      4. 8.7.4 Gate_Driver_Configuration Registers
    8. 8.8 RAM (Volatile) Register Map
      1. 8.8.1 Fault_Status Registers
      2. 8.8.2 System_Status Registers
      3. 8.8.3 Algo_Control Registers
      4. 8.8.4 Device_Control Registers
  9. Application and Implementation
    1. 9.1 Application Information
    2. 9.2 Typical Applications
      1. 9.2.1 Application curves
        1. 9.2.1.1 Motor startup
        2. 9.2.1.2 120o and variable commutation
        3. 9.2.1.3 Faster startup time
        4. 9.2.1.4 Setting the BEMF threshold
        5. 9.2.1.5 Maximum speed
        6. 9.2.1.6 Faster deceleration
  10. 10Power Supply Recommendations
    1. 10.1 Bulk Capacitance
  11. 11Layout
    1. 11.1 Layout Guidelines
    2. 11.2 Layout Example
    3. 11.3 Thermal Considerations
      1. 11.3.1 Power Dissipation
  12. 12Device and Documentation Support
    1. 12.1 Support Resources
    2. 12.2 Trademarks
    3. 12.3 Electrostatic Discharge Caution
    4. 12.4 Glossary
  13. 13Mechanical, Packaging, and Orderable Information
    1. 13.1 Tape and Reel Information

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Orderable Information

Fast Deceleration

MCT8316A has the capability to decelerate a motor quickly (100% to 10% speed reduction within tens of ms) without pumping energy back into the input DC supply using the fast deceleration feature in conjunction with the AVS feature. The fast deceleration feature can be enabled by setting FAST_DECEL_EN to 1b; AVS_EN should be set to 1b to prevent energy pump-back into the input DC supply. This combination enables a linear braking effect resulting in a fast and smooth speed reduction without energy pump-back into the DC input supply. This feature combination can also be used during reverse drive (see Section 8.3.10.3) or motor stop (see Section 8.3.19.5) to reduce the motor speed quickly without energy pump-back into the DC input supply.

The deceleration time can be controlled by appropriately configuring the current limit during deceleration, FAST_DECEL_CURR_LIM. A higher current limit results in a lower deceleration time and vice-versa. A higher than necessary current limit setting may result in motor stall faults, at low target speeds, due to excessive braking torque. This can also lead to higher losses in MCT8316A, especially in repeated acceleration-deceleration cycles. Therefore, the FAST_DECEL_CURR_LIM should be chosen appropriately, so as to decelerate within the required time without resulting in stall faults or overheating.

FAST_BRK_DELTA is used to configure the target speed hysteresis band to exit the fast deceleration mode and re-enter motoring mode when motor reaches the target speed. For example, if FAST_BRK_DELTA is set to 1%, the fast deceleration is deemed complete when motor speed reaches within 1% of target speed. Setting a higher value for FAST_BRK_DELTA may eliminate motor stall faults, especially when high FAST_DECEL_CURR_LIM values are used. Setting a higher value for FAST_BRK_DETLA will also result in higher speed error between target speed and motor speed at the end of deceleration mode - motor will eventually reach the target speed once motoring mode is resumed. FAST_DECEL_CURR_LIM and FAST_BRK_DELTA should be configured in tandem to optimize between lower deceleration time and reliable (no stall faults) deceleration profile.

FAST_DEC_DUTY_THR configures the speed below which fast deceleration will be implemented. For example, if FAST_DEC_DUTY_THR is set to 70%, any deceleration from speeds above 70% will not use fast deceleration until the speed goes below 70%. FAST_DEC_DUTY_WIN is used to set the minimum deceleration window (initial speed - target speed) below which fast deceleration will not be implemented. For example, if FAST_DEC_DUTY_WIN is set to 15% and 50%->40% deceleration command is received, fast deceleration is not used to reduce the speed from 50% to 40% since the deceleration window (10%) is smaller than FAST_DEC_DUTY_WIN.

MCT8316A provides a dynamic current limit option during fast deceleration to improve the stability of fast deceleration when braking to very low speeds; using this feature the current limit during fast deceleration can be reduced as the motor speed decreases. This feature can be enabled by setting DYNAMIC_BRK_CURR to 1b. The current limit at the start of fast deceleration (at FAST_DEC_DUTY_THR) is configured by FAST_DECEL_CURR_LIM and the current limit at zero speed is configured by DYN_BRK_CURR_LOW_LIM; the current limit during fast deceleration varies linearly with speed between these two operating points when dynamic current limit is enabled. If dynamic current limit is disabled, current limit during fast deceleration stays constant and is configured by FAST_DECEL_CURR_LIM.