Simplified Design of Switching Power Supplies

Simplified Design of Switching Power Supplies

1st Edition - March 1, 1996

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  • Author: John Lenk
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080517209

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Simplified Design of Switching Power Supplies is an all-inclusive, one-stop guide to switching power-supply design. Step-by-step instructions and diagrams render this book essential for the student and the experimenter, as well as the design professional. Simplified Design of Switching Power Supplies concentrates on the use of IC regulators. All popular forms of switching supplies, including DC-DC converters, inverters, buck, boost, buck-boost, pulse frequency modulation, pulse width modulation, current-mode control and pulse skipping, are described in detail. The design examples may be put to immediate use or may be modified to meet a specific design goal. As an instructional text for those unfamiliar with switching supplies, or as a reference for those in need of a refresher, this unique book is essential for those involved in switching power-supply design.

Key Features

  • Describes the operation of each circuit in detail
  • Examines a wide selection of external components that modify the IC package characteristics
  • Provides hands-on, essential information for designing a switching power supply


Electronics engineers and technicians

Table of Contents

  • Switching power-supply basics
    Heat sinks for switching power-supplies
    Inductors/transformers for switching power-supplies
    Testing and troubleshooting
    Simplified design approaches

Product details

  • No. of pages: 225
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Newnes 1996
  • Published: March 1, 1996
  • Imprint: Newnes
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080517209

About the Author

John Lenk

Affiliations and Expertise

An established writer of international best-sellers in the field of electronics, Mr. Lenk is the author of more than 80 books on electronics, which together have sold well over two million copies in nine languages.

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