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ECE Course Syllabus

ECE6445 Course Syllabus

ECE6445

Power IC Design (3-0-3)


Prerequisites
None

Corequisites
None

Catalog Description
Analysis and design of switched-inductor dc-dc power supplies with CMOS integrated circuits (ICs). Power devices, power stages, power losses, frequency response, and feedback control.

Textbook(s)
G.A. Rincon-Mora, Power IC Design: Top Down Approach, 2016. ISBN 9781312146174 (required)


Topical Outline
Power-Supply Systems
  Modern Applications
  Technical Foundation
  Power Transfer
  System Composition

Power Devices
  Diodes: Large Signal/Response Time
  MOSFETs: N/P Channel/Capacitances/MOS Diodes/Junction Isolation

Power Stages
  Transfer Media
  Switched Inductor
  Buck-Boost/Buck/Boost/Flyback
  Simulations

Power Losses
  Power Conversion
  Operating Mechanics
  Ohmic/Dead-Time/iDS-vDS Overlap/Gate-Driver/Leak Losses
  Design

Frequency Response
  LC Primitives
  Bypass Capacitors
  Voltage-Sourced LC
  Switched Inductor

Feedback Controller
  Negative Feedback
  Op-Amp Translations
  Stabilizers
  Voltage/Current Control/Digital Control

Circuit Implementation
  Derivative Topologies
  Summing Contractions
  Building Blocks
  Starter