Dr. David Ricketts
Electrical and Computer Engineering
ECE 734 Power Management Integrated Circuits
3 Credit Hours
Review of modern power management converters and circuits; Review modeling and control of converters; Detail discussion of voltage and current mode controllers; Understanding of power converter losses and optimization method, as well as management of power; Integrated circuit design of various power management chips.
Analog Electronics (NC State ECE 511)
Recommended: Power Electronics (NC State ECE 534)
- Review of modern power management converters and circuits;
- Modeling and control of converters;
- Detail discussion of voltage and current mode controllers;
- Understanding of power converter losses and optimization method, as well as management of power;
- IC implementation of power management chip
At the end of the course you will be able to
- Design a power management voltage and current mode controller circuit
- Design an integrated power stage
- Design supervisory circuitry – undervoltage lockout, bandgap references
- Design of a complete power management integrated circuit
|Homework assignments (5)||50%|
|Team final project – a full IC design||50%|
Recommended but not required to purchase:
- Power Electronics
- Erickson, “Fundamentals of Power Electronics”
- Power Devices:
- D. A. Grant, and J. Gowar, Power MOSFETs theory and applications, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1989.
- IC and Power ICs
- Behazad Razavi, ” Design of Analog CMOS Integrated Circuits”
- David A. Johns and Ken Martin, ” Analog Integrated Circuit Design”
- Gray and Meyer, ” Analog Integrated Circuits”, 3rd or 4th editions
Computer and Software Requirements
Please review minimum computer specifications recommended by NC State University and Engineering Online.
We will use Cadence in this class. NCSU has full software. Nothing is needed by student.