2020-05-27 - Antoine Dubois, Erik Santiago

Safely controlling an EV traction inverter

Safety is the prime concern when designing electric vehicle (EV) inverters and their control systems. This article discusses the requirements…

2020-05-20 - John Dunn

How hot is too hot to touch?

If you are designing anything with a heat sink whose surfaces are open to human contact, it’s good to know…

2020-05-15 - Colin Halladay

How to ace your regulatory compliance test

In order to guide organizations to starting an effective compliance test program, there are a few crucial mechanisms that need…

2019-06-28 - Kayla Matthews

Power Your EE Career with Power Electronics

While assessing growth in the power electronics industry, analysts project an approximate combined annual growth rate of 3% from 2017–2023.

2019-05-15 - Jeffrey VanWashenova

Improving Road Safety With Driver Monitoring Systems

The “Vision Zero” approach from the European Union (EU) includes the goal of bringing automotive fatalities and serious injuries down…

2019-04-30 - Abhinav Jain and Atulesh Kansal, NXP

Approaches to Functional Safety in Automotive Design

Learn about basic functional safety, common erroneous states and their detection, and related microcontroller design strategies to implement functional safety…