Würth Elektronik Publishes its Reference Book on DC/DC Converters


Power Supply Design without EMC Surprises

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Würth Elektronik shares expert knowledge: DC/DC Converter Handbook

­Würth Elektronik launches another reference book for power supply engineers: “DC/DC Converter Handbook – SMPS topologies from an EMC point of view”. It was unveiled at the prestigious power electronics conference APEC 2024 (IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition) in California at the end of February. It is now available in printed form and will also appear as an e-book in May.

The book by the authors – Andreas Nadler, Steffen Schulze, Raphael Specht and Markus Thoss – provides a compact overview of the most important DC/DC converter topologies: buck and boost converters, as well as SEPIC and flyback converters. It contains examples of circuit layouts and tips for selecting storage chokes, capacitors and filter components, as well as for specifying and selecting the suitable components for each topology. EMC interference sources are clearly itemized. Interference spectra are calculated for the four most common switching regulator topologies and the resulting filter design is presented in detail.

Würth Elektronik’s handbook offers straightforward assistance for DC/DC converter designs together with its REDEXPERT online simulation platform. Estimating conducted interference during the design phase helps prevent bad surprises in the EMC lab.

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