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posted in July 2002
Damping of Power-Converter Front-End Averaging Filters
Design How-To  
7/29/2002   Post a comment
The performance of an LC averaging filter at the input stage of an off-line power converter, with and without additional damping, is compared under common transient disturbances. Results suggest that the bulky and costly damping may not be justified for the improvement in performance.
In Design Closure, Timing Isn't Everything
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7/15/2002   Post a comment
While timing closure remains a key component of chip design, correct timing is only one of several design parameters. TechOnLine's Jim Lipman explains why he thinks EDA tool vendors need to put more effort into developing high-level tools to help designers meet power and other design specifications.


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Glen Chenier

Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
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An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely unfamiliar. ...

Max Maxfield

What's the Best Traveling Toolkit?
Max Maxfield
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A few years ago at a family Christmas party, I won a pocket knife as part of a "Dirty Santa" game. This little scamp was a Buck 730 X-Tract. In addition to an incredibly strong and sharp ...

Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer

Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer
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A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
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I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

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