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Technical Features

 



 

 

Technical Features

August 2011
Precision Power Analysis

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Figure 1: Measuring power-train efficiency in an electric vehicle, showing four DC measurements (1 to 4) with the corresponding mechanical power measurements (M1 to M4)



In the rapidly evolving area of power electronics, the need for reliable testing to enhance safety, efficiency and performance has never been greater. In sectors as diverse as renewable energy, electric vehicles and energy-efficient technologies, changing application needs and evolving industry standards call
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Date:
12/01/2018
EMC Compliance

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Figure 1: Supply lines - eliminate loops and decouple at local boundaries

International regulations regarding electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) affect many aspects of circuit and system design. However, there are numerous techniques that can be applied to reduce both
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Date:
08/17/2011
Multi-domain Simulation

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Figure 1: Structure of the SaberRD environment

Electrification is driving the need for comprehensive multi-domain system simulation in hybrid-electric and electric vehicles. A vehicle's power electronic components, coupled with the overall
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Date:
08/17/2011
EV/HEV Measurements

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Figure 1: Typical positioning of high-voltage vehicle components

Recent industry trends toward high-performance electric and hybrid vehicle (EHV) drives has created a whole new set of testing requirements. New Drive Technologies, New Safety Requirements New
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Date:
08/16/2011

Automotive Lighting - HID Applications

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Figure 1: Ballast-Igniter Circuit

High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps are superior replacements for conventional heated-filament headlamps that require about 25kV applied to the lamp electrodes to ionize the Xenon gas and
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Date:
08/16/2011
Automotive Lighting - LEDS

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Figure 1: The new innovative body architecture allows a significant wire harness reduction in comparison to today's architecture

One of the latest automotive design trends is LED lighting. LEDs (Light Emitting Diodes) are used for tail lights, interior lights such as ambient lighting, and LED front lights. Front light
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Date:
08/16/2011
Power Packaging

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Figure 1: The Die Free package resistances of different power semiconductor packages

The 2011 automotive year started with the Detroit Auto show where the new Chrysler 300 was launched, its headline, a 3.6l V6 engine delivering a whopping 292 hp (218 kW), 41 hp (31 kW) more than
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Date:
08/16/2011
System-on-Chip GNSS Solution

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Table 1: Teseo-II Urban Canyon Performance

Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) is the general term for satellite tracking systems and covers GPS, Galileo, GLONASS, QZSS and Compass constellations. Systems for urban canyon applications
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Date:
08/16/2011
Power Design for Vital Auto Devices

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Figure 1: Boost Buck Structure

A main challenge for an automotive power system designer is to deal with the 12V car battery voltage fluctuations. The battery voltage can drop significantly during load crank. This voltage
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Date:
08/15/2011
Automotive Protection

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Figure 1: Principle of Car Wiring Harness Pulse Immunity Test Using an ESD Simulator ("ESD Pulse Gun")

System-level tests for EMC pulse immunity have been established in order to test the immunity of an electronic device or module against strong electromagnetic fields such as a close AM or FM transmitter
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Date:
08/15/2011
Auto Efficiency

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Figure 1: Typical LTC3859A Start/Stop Application Schematic

Many automotive manufactures have devised a clever way of saving fuel in automobiles by using a new concept called a "Start/Stop" system. This system automatically switches off the engine when
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Date:
08/11/2011
Electric Vehicle Dynamics

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Figure 1: Spectrum of a 250A DC charger used for testing G3-PLC operation

Electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) are building a viable market of mobile electrical energy consumers. New relationships between electricity providers (the utility
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Date:
08/04/2011

 



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