Highly Efficient Power-Management Architectures for Aftermarket Transportation Electronics

Abstract: This application note covers the key market trends and customer needs that are presenting new challenges for power-supply design for aftermarket technologies and transport infrastructure automation. Equipment supporting this market must be robust against transient conditions like overvoltage, overcurrent, reverse voltage, reverse current, and overtemperature. This piece presents solutions to these challenges, with a particular emphasis on power architecture.A similar version of this application note appeared on Electronics for U on December 21, 2017.