This article explores using PSpice for TI to simulate potential causes for parasitic effects in a motor-drive design and offers design tips to mitigate the negative effects common with high-power motor-drive systems.
February 04, 2021 by Matt Hein, Texas Instruments
Stepper motors work well in a wide range of applications but can struggle with torque ripple and current distortion issues. Learn about QuietStep, a proprietary algorithm from Allegro MicroSystems, as a possible solution.
February 02, 2021 by Dan Jacques, Allegro MicroSystems
When traditional combustion engines aren't drowning out typical road sounds, outside noise pollution can become a nuissance—or even dangerous—for EV occupants. ANC sensors, commonly used in noise-canceling headphones, can be a useful solution.
January 28, 2021 by Jake Hertz
This article provides designers with recommendations for protection and low-power control components for power outlet design that both prevent overloads from damaging sensitive circuitry and maximize device efficiency.
January 26, 2021 by Ryan Sheahen, Littelfuse
January 24, 2021 by Kevin Aylward
The demand for data center efficiency is only expanding in 2021. Here are some methods that EEs use to increase A/C/ power conversion efficiency—including a new option of GaN-powered AC/DC power supplies.
January 21, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Redriver or retimer devices can extend the Peripheral Component Interface Express (PCIe®) protocol signal range. This article discusses how to select the best one for compute system and NVMe™ storage applications today and into the future.
January 12, 2021 by Tam Do, Microchip