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Custom Power Supply Welcome to HOW2POWER.COM • This FREE power electronics portal is your first stop for information on all aspects of power conversion. It features the HOW2POWER Design Guide, an article search tool; the How2Power Today Newsletter; the Consultants Corner directory; the Power Electronics Bookstore; and the Power Around the Web directory of websites with free information on power electronics. Take a video tour of our website to see everything it has to offer.   David G. Morrison - Editor of HOW2POWER.com - Contact David

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It’s a search tool that offers convenient access to hundreds of articles on power conversion and power management topics. The Design Guide search results include exclusive article summaries and "how to" analysis to speed your search for information related to power supply and power system design.
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HOW2POWER TODAY NEWSLETTER

HOW2POWER TODAY brings you in-depth reporting on the latest design techniques for power conversion, new components, and the employment outlook for power electronics engineers.

 

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In the July issue of HOW2POWER TODAY:

» Subharmonic Behavior In Current Mode Control (Part 2): The Causes And Cures At Low Duty Cycles

» Four-Terminal Inductor Achieves High-Accuracy Current Measurements For POLs (Part 2): Sources Of Error

» A Practical Primer On Motor Drives (Part 6): AC Line Power Calculations

» Focus On Magnetics:
Power Magnetics Component Update

» Book Review:
Circuit Analysis Book Makes It Easier To Derive Transfer Functions

» Industry Events:
ECCE Expo 2016: A Unique Forum For The Tools To Create Energy Conversion Systems

» Spotlight On Education & Research:
WEMPEC Celebrates 35 Years Of Research And Education In Power Electronics And Motors

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From the Editors Desk (Jul Newsletter)

The problem of subharmonic instability that occurs in power converters operating under current-mode control at duty cycles greater than 50% is well known. So too is the familiar remedy of applying slope compensation. But many designers may be unaware that this problem also crops up at…  Read more»


SiC & GaN
POWER TECHNOLOGY

This section brings you news of Silicon Carbide and Gallium Nitride developments along with related design information, supplier data, book reviews, and technology roadmaps.

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SPECIAL SERIES

"Current-Loop Control In Switching Converters," a seven-part article series by Dennis Feucht of Innovatia Laboratories, Cayo, Belize was published in the September 2011 through March 2012 issues of HOW2POWER TODAY.

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Power Electronics Education and Research

Graduate programs offering specialized training in power electronics provide new engineers with the educational foundation for working in a range of industries. They also conduct fundamental research paving the way for development of more advanced power semiconductors, power converters, and power systems. The articles in this section provide detailed overviews of power electronics programs around the world.

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POWER AROUND THE WEB

Learn more about the wide array of resources available on other power electronics websites. Here you’ll find descriptions of relevant websites, organized into the following convenient categories: Blogs • Design Notes & Tools • Industry Organizations People • Jobs • Product Guides • Publications.

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

HOW2POWER’s Events Calendar lists selected conferences, tradeshows, and workshops related directly or indirectly to power conversion. This listing includes a wide range of application or market-focused events where suppliers of power components or power supplies may be exhibiting, or where technical presentations related to power conversion may be presented.

 

Upcoming Events:

• 08/01/16 Modeling and Control Design of DC-DC Converters
• 08/02/16 Dynamics and Control of AC Machine (S060)
• 08/03/16 Battery Power
• 08/06/16 Small Satellite Conference
• 08/16/16 IDF
• 08/22/16 Digital Control of Power Electronics
• 08/25/16 Wireless Power Tradeshow and Seminar
• 08/29/16 10th Electric Power Quality and Supply Reliability Conference
• 09/05/16 EPE ECCE Europe
• 09/06/16 SINDEX

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POWER MAGNETICS

Read about techniques for designing magnetic components such as inductors and transformers for power electronics applications.

Read about new magnetic components and technologies.

Find a consultant with magnetics design expertise.

Where To Find Custom Power Magnetics For Your Application (A source list of magnetics vendors with details about what they offer.)
 

ECCE

Learn about the unique aspects of the “foremost IEEE conference in the field of electrical and electromechanical energy conversion” and why you’ll want to participate in the upcoming ECCE 2016 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Visit this section»

BOOK REVIEWS

How2Power presents reviews of textbooks on various topics relating to power electronics and power conversion.

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VIDEO SERIES:
Troubleshooting Distributed
Power Systems

In this 8-part video series, Steve Sandler discusses essential concepts, relationships and test methods needed to identify and correct stability, noise and EMI issues in electronic components and systems.

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HOW2POWER
CONSULTANTS CORNER

Read about the services and skills offered by consultants specializing in power electronics design. As you’ll discover from viewing their entries, these consultants have years of experience in power conversion across a wide range of power levels, applications, and technologies. If you’re a manufacturer who needs help with power system design, these consultants are poised to tackle your most difficult design challenges.

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HOW2POWER BOOKSTORE

In conjunction with the Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA), How2Power offers power supply design and power magnetics design technical publications.

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