Switching Power Supply Design & Optimization / Edition 1

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The design of switching power supplies has become one of the most crucial aspects of electronics, particularly in the fast-growing market for portable devices. Whether you're a newcomer to power supply design or an experienced hand, this book belongs on your shelves. Rigorous and carefully explained, expert Sanjaya Maniktala's Switching Power Supply Design and Optimization gives you both a practical tutorial and a handy quick reference. Delivering easy-to-understand converter design strategies, this book features:

  • Key design equations in a special reference section
  • Concise switching-power-supply-design FAQ
  • Thermal management techniques
  • Designing for printed circuit boards
  • A fully reasoned, easy-to-follow guide to designing cooler, reliable, and more cost-effective power supplies


• Power Supply Topologies
• Non-Isolated Topologies
• A/C Line Input
• Power Supply Magnetics
• Thermal Management
• EMI Filter Design
• Discontinuous Conduction Mode (DCM)
• Inductors for Current Mode Control
• PCB Design Procedure
• Key Regulatory Issues
• Key Design Equations
• Power Supply Design FAQ
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071434836
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/1/2004
  • Series: Professional Engineering Ser.
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 395
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Sanjaya Maniktala is a Principal Engineer with National Semiconductor. He holds two patents in power supply technology and has written numerous articles on power supply design, appearing in such magazines as Power Electronics Technology, EDN, Electronic Engineering, and Planet Analog. He lives in Fremont, California.
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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Overview of switching power 1
Ch. 2 DC-DC converters and their configurations 31
Ch. 3 Reference equations and graphs for converter design 61
Ch. 4 Discontinuous conduction mode equations 69
Ch. 5 Front-end of off-line power supplies 77
Ch. 6 Isolated topologies for off-line applications 109
Ch. 7 Concepts in magnetics 153
Ch. 8 Tapped-inductor topologies 191
Ch. 9 Selecting inductors for DC-DC converters 199
Ch. 10 Flyback transformer design 223
Ch. 11 Forward converter magnetics design 249
Ch. 12 PCBs and layout 273
Ch. 13 Thermal management 287
Ch. 14 Stabilizing current mode converters 309
Ch. 15 Practical EMI filter design 319
Ch. 16 Things to try 331
Ch. 17 Reliability, testing, and safety issues 345
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  • Posted March 13, 2009

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    This is one for all Power Supply Designers!

    I have been designing power supplies for years, but I have learned much from this book. Very informative in many areas. Practical design guru.

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