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ECE Course Syllabus

ECE6445 Course Syllabus

ECE6445

Power IC Design (3-0-0-3)


Lab Hours
0 supervised lab hours and 0 unsupervised lab hours

Technical Interest
Group
Electrical Energy,Electronic Design and Applications

Course Coordinator
Rincon-Mora,Gabriel A

Prerequisites
None

Corequisites
None

Catalog Description
Analysis and design of switched-inductor dc-dc supplies with CMOS and BiCMOS integrated circuits (ICs).

Textbook(s)
G.A. Rincon-Mora, Switched Inductor Power IC Design, Springer, 2023. ISBN 9783030958992 (required)


Strategic
Performance
Indicators (SPIs)
SPIs are a subset of the abilities a student will be able to demonstrate upon successfully completing the course.

Outcome 1 (Students will demonstrate expertise in a subfield of study chosen from the fields of electrical engineering or computer engineering):
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:
1. Design CMOS switched-inductor dc?dc power supplies.

Outcome 2 (Students will demonstrate the ability to identify and formulate advanced problems and apply knowledge of mathematics and science to solve those problems):
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:
1. Analyze & quantify the operational limits of CMOS switched-inductor dc?dc power supplies.

Outcome 3 (Students will demonstrate the ability to utilize current knowledge, technology, or techniques within their chosen subfield):
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:
1. N/A


Topical Outline
1. Power-Supply Systems
   a. Modern Applications
   b. Technical Foundation
   c. Power Transfer
   d. System Composition
2. Power Devices
   a. Diodes
   b. MOSFETs
3. Power Stages
   a. Transfer Media
   b. Switched Inductor
   c. Buck-Boost
   d. Buck
   e. Boost
   f. Flyback
   g. Simulations
4. Power Losses
   a. Power Conversion
   b. Operating Mechanics
   c. Ohmic Loss
   d. Dead-Time Loss
   e. iDS?vDS Overlap Loss
   f. Gate-Driver Loss
   g. Leaks
   h. Design
5. Frequency Response
   a. Two-Port Models
   b. LC Primitives
   c. Bypass Capacitors
   d. Voltage-Sourced LC
   e. Switched Inductor
6. Feedback Control
   a. Negative Feedback
   b. Op-Amp Translations
   c. Stabilizers
   d. Voltage Control
   e. Current Control
   f. Digital Control
   g. Efficient Control
7. Circuit Implementation
   a. Feedback Translations
   b. Summing Contractions
   c. Starter
   d. Building Blocks
   e. Derivative Topologies
   f. Off-the-Shelf Power Supplies