Course

Practical Design & Implementation of High Efficiency Switch-mode Power Supplies


Students in this design-oriented course focus on how to do practical, high efficiency, switch-mode power supply designs that are implementable for mass production. Switch-mode power supplies are customized designs for specific hardware applications that significantly affect overall system reliability and performance. It’s vital for any successful hardware development to understand the design and development of power supplies that focus on high efficiency.

You will study systematic design approaches for the most popular topologies: the buck converter (non-isolated application) and the flyback (isolated application) in achieving optimal power conversion efficiency at the full and light load conditions. You will also learn practical switch-mode power supply and magnetics design knowledge to satisfy real market and regulatory requirements using practical circuit implementations.

The course features live hardware demonstrations, actual waveform observations of power supply behaviors, and practical design case studies.

Skills Needed: Basic knowledge/experience on switch-mode power supplies

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