A Comparison of Power-Electronics Simulation Tools
Design How-To 5/23/2001 2 comments
José Rodríguez, Alejandro Weinstein, and Pablo Lezana present an assessment of commercial simulation programs designed to simulate power electronic systems on a single-phase boost rectifier circuit. The evaluated software include an equation solver (Matlab), a circuit-equation solver (Matlab-Power System Blockset), a general circuit solver (PSPICE), and a power electronics specific simulator (Simplorer).
Richardson to distribute Tyco's power products
News & Analysis 5/22/2001 Post a comment
Richardson Electronics has signed a worldwide distribution
agreement with Tyco Electronics' Electronic Modules division, a manufacturer of power modules, custom and standard hybrids, power- and micro-modules and solid-state relays for power conversion and industrial control.
Power on the up in fuel cells
News & Analysis 5/4/2001 Post a comment
Fuel cells will emerge next year as a power source for laptop computers, cellphones, personal digital assistants (PDAs) and other electronic devices.