Although range anxiety is disappearing from the short list of objections to EV adoption, it has been replaced by recharging speed angst. For the…
5 days ago by Michael DiGangi, ACEINNA
Schottky diodes feature a low forward voltage drop and high switching speed suiting them to a wide variety of applications, such as a boost diode…
November 25, 2021 by Reza Behtash
In conventional powertrains, the engine is the only source of power. Electric powertrains add an additional electric power path that helps in…
November 12, 2021 by Anushree Ramanath
The continuing worldwide efforts to reduce carbon emissions have driven the growth in interest in electric vehicles (EV). As a result, the demand…
November 11, 2021 by Hailey Stewart
Ohmmeter resistance measurements are taken to determine the resistance of de-energized (having all power OFF) components or circuits. Analog…
November 10, 2021 by Alex Roderick
This article explains how battery packs utilize an energy management system for protection, control, and estimation.
November 08, 2021 by Anushree Ramanath
A continuity tester is an instrument that checks for a complete path for current to flow.
November 01, 2021 by Alex Roderick
Learn about the different types of electrified vehicles and how power electronics play an essential role in their proliferation.
October 25, 2021 by Anushree Ramanath
This article provides an overview of the early adoption of vehicle electrification and the basics of electrifying transportation.
October 22, 2021 by Anushree Ramanath
Learn about the important electric motor parameters, such as voltage rating, acceleration time, overcycling, and insulation resistance, that should…
October 20, 2021 by Alex Roderick
The increase of competitiveness, robustness and efficiency of future railway converters has demanded new power semiconductor modules. Converter…
October 19, 2021 by Nils Soltau
Learn about the three main components of an electronically commutated motor: a circuit board, an electronic control module, and a three-phase motor.
October 18, 2021 by Alex Roderick
The two major parts of a motor circuit are the motor power circuit and the motor control circuit. Learn some basic troubleshooting tips for these…
October 15, 2021 by Alex Roderick
Learn about direct current generator components such as field windings, armature, commutators, brushes, and frames.
October 08, 2021 by Alex Roderick
Increasing operation frequencies require an improvement of magnetic power materials and their design process, especially regarding loss determination.
October 07, 2021 by Michael Schmidhuber
Learn about how a battery emulator can be used in validating a battery management system (BMS).
October 06, 2021 by Anushree Ramanath
Read on to learn how a triac along with phase-control circuitry can be used to control the current that flows through an AC load.
September 29, 2021 by Alex Roderick
This article highlights Pewatron on cost reduction opportunities in measuring the traction current in universally used three phase motors.
July 23, 2021 by Warren Pettigrew
This article highlights 3-5 Power Electronics Silicon feature dynamic switching characteristics similar to Silicon Carbide (SiC) to give excellent…
July 16, 2021 by Iain Mosely
The demand for high power density converters in EVs requires further integration of sensors within power electronics.
July 09, 2021 by Thomas Zöls
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