2020-10-22 - Analog Devices

Powering the world with energy storage technology

Electric Vehicles (EVs) are considered the future of transportation as a green alternative to combustion engines and fossil fuels...

2020-10-21 - Tahar Allag

EV battery management systems improve safety

Battery monitors supervise voltage and cell temperature in battery management systems for EVs and HEVs.

2020-10-16 - Ron Stull, CUI Inc.

Be sure power adapter designs comply with efficiency, EMC requirements

Power adapter designs must comply with energy efficiency standards and EMC compliance requirements.

2020-10-09 - Jordan Dimitrov

Battery monitor will help prevent excessive drain

This simple battery monitor employs a blinking LED that serves as a state-of-health indicator.

2020-10-05 - Brian Dipert

Guide to replacing a swollen Kindle battery

A swollen battery was no match for this engineer's aspiration to keep a decade-old ebook reader going.

2020-09-24 - David Adeeb

Wireless charging for EVs could aid adoption

Wireless charging technologies for electric vehicles could deliver ‘power on the go’ and bring an end to range anxiety.

2020-09-22 - Bill Schweber

Is it better to use positive or negative pressure in cooling designs?

Fans force air at a known volume and velocity through an enclosure or chassis to obtain the needed thermal relief…

2020-09-17 - Ivo Marocco, APP-BMS-BAP

How measurement systems can improve EV/HEV batteries in noisy environments

By eliminating the need for external noise filtering components, engineers can improve measurement integrity and accuracy, channel-to-channel measurement synchronization and…

2020-09-15 - John Johnson and Markus Ekler

Battery management ensures safe, range-optimized EVs

Battery management units must perform cell balancing and coulomb counting while ensuring that the entire pack meets functional safety requirements...

2020-09-09 - Gavin Watkins

Charge pump design produces high-voltage pulses

This analogue charge pump design uses op amps instead of switches to achieve linear operation.