Category: Battery

2-kW isolated bidirectional DC-DC converter reference design for UPS

The 2-kW isolated bidirectional DC-DC converter reference design (TIDA-00951) is capable of power transfer between a 400-V DC-BUS and a 12-14 cell lithium battery pack for use in UPS, battery backup and power storage applications.

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2018 Battery Management Deep Dive technical training

Download presentation and view recorded sessions from 2018 Battery Management Deep Dive technical training. 

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3-Level Buck Converter: How it Works?

This video explains what is at the heart of the new 3-level buck battery charger technology and how it allows for up to 5% efficiency improvements compared to conventional architectures, ultimately leading to quicker charge times with less thermal loss.

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Actev Motors & TI Drive Smart Kart Success

Who doesn't enjoy karting? Watch this video to learn about smart karting and what technology enables it already now.

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Actev Motors & TI Drive Smart Kart Success

Who doesn't enjoy karting? Watch this video to learn about smart karting and what technology enables it already now.

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Advanced charging features

This presentation discusses the proper use and programming of new functions for high performance battery chargers such as "Input Current Optimization," "relative VINDPM," "Programmable D+/D- Handshake," etc.

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Advanced Topics on the BQ40z80 - 5, 6, and 7 Cell Systems

The BQ40z80 can be configured for use in 2S to 7S battery packs.  To use the 7S configuration requires additional configuration of the device, which is explained in this video.

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Advanced Topics on the BQ40z80 - 5, 6, and 7 Cell Systems

The BQ40z80 can be configured for use in 2S to 7S battery packs.  To use the 7S configuration requires additional configuration of the device, which is explained in this video.

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Advanced Topics on the BQ40z80 - Current Scaling

The BQ40z80 natively supports pack capacities up to 29Ah and battery currents up to 32A, and the BQ40z80 also includes a scale factor that can be set between 0 and 100 to “scale up” the currents seen by the coulomb counter. This video gives an overview of this function.

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Advanced Topics on the BQ40z80 - Current Scaling

The BQ40z80 natively supports pack capacities up to 29Ah and battery currents up to 32A, and the BQ40z80 also includes a scale factor that can be set between 0 and 100 to scale up the currents seen by the coulomb counter. This video gives an overview of this function.

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Advanced Topics on the BQ40z80 - LED Configuration

The BQ40z80 2S to 7S gauge plus protector has a configurable LED indicator for displaying state of charge, and can be configured for up to 6 LED's with half-step flashing. This video shows this feature in more detail.

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Advanced Topics on the BQ40z80 - LED Configuration

The BQ40z80 2S to 7S gauge plus protector has a configurable LED indicator for displaying state of charge, and can be configured for up to 6 LED's with half-step flashing. This video shows this feature in more detail.

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Advanced Topics on the BQ40z80 - Loads and Balancing

The BQ40z80 2S to 7S gauge plus protector is used in high cell count applications where the charge and discharge currents can be very different. To support optimal sizing of the CHG and DSG FET's, a parallel FET option is provided. Additionally, cell balancing for high currents is discussed.

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Advanced Topics on the BQ40z80 - Loads and Balancing

The BQ40z80 2S to 7S gauge plus protector is used in high cell count applications where the charge and discharge currents can be very different. To support optimal sizing of the CHG and DSG FET's, a parallel FET option is provided. Additionally, cell balancing for high currents is discussed.

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Advanced Topics on the BQ40z80 - Multi-Function Pin Configuration

The BQ40z80 has eight multi-function pins that can be used in a variety of ways. This video provides an overview of this feature, plus an example on how to use the status and flag mapping to a multi-function pin configured as a GPIO.

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Advanced Topics on the BQ40z80 - Multi-Function Pin Configuration

The BQ40z80 has eight multi-function pins that can be used in a variety of ways. This video provides an overview of this feature, plus an example on how to use the status and flag mapping to a multi-function pin configured as a GPIO.

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Advanced Topics on the BQ40z80 2S to 7S Battery Pack Gauge Plus Protector - Introduction

This presentation goes through some of the common challenges for a high cell count battery pack, and shows you how the BQ40z80 can help with these challenges. I’m going to start off with highlighting some of the changes between the BQ40z50 and the BQ40z80. Next, I’ll go into the tools we have in place for the BQ40z80 to evaluate the device, as well as start configuring the dataflash…

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Advanced Topics on the BQ40z80 2S to 7S Battery Pack Gauge Plus Protector - Introduction

This presentation goes through some of the common challenges for a high cell count battery pack, and shows you how the BQ40z80 can help with these challenges. Im going to start off with highlighting some of the changes between the BQ40z50 and the BQ40z80. Next, Ill go into the tools we have in place for the BQ40z80 to evaluate the device, as well as start configuring the dataflash settings…

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Automotive Media Interface Systems Training

The personal electronics industry is the driving force behind what features consumers want to see in their vehicles. Automakers are left designing for these personal electronics but must cater to specific automotive needs. Additionally, automakers must keep up with new technology trends including Type-CTM, USB legacy, USB On-the-GoTM and the challenges these present in the automotive system. This…

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Automotive reverse polarity protection

In this video we will review the reverse battery protection stage of the automotive frond-end power stage. To protect the downstream circuits from negative polarity resulting from accidental reverse connection of battery terminals different methods are used.

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