Back to school time: All you need to know about power supply

Do you need a course refresher on power supplies? We have you covered.

POWERFUL TUTORIALS AND TIPS

"Programmable DC Power Supply and Precision DC Source" tutorials include  definitions, applications and power-supply fundamentals, such as load considerations and line and load regulation. They provide tips for using a programmable DC power supply to build the most accurate test system.
National Instruments

LAB POWER SUPPLY VIDEO SERIES

Hosted by Sydney-based electronics design engineer David Jones, EEVblog and its YouTube channel have videos on everything from building to tearing down power supplies in an eight-part series on lab supply design. Watch the videos here.
www.eevblog.com

POWER TECHNOLOGY SUBSITES

The Power Supply Technology subsite in the Applications & Technologies section at Mouser Electronics' website has technology overviews, articles and videos on understanding, designing, selecting and specifying and buying power supplies.
Mouser Electronics

BETTER KNOW-HOW AND SPECIFYING

"Power Supply Tutorial" is a 12-chapter, continually updated, online instruction manual on basic power supply know-how, and it's mission is to foster understanding about electronic power supply products. True Power Research's Power Electronics Consultant website also offers a brief guide, "Specifying Power Supplies for a System," which provides an introduction to matching loads to power sources.
True Power Research

CORNUCOPIA OF POWER RESOURCES

Creative Power Consulting has assembled an array of "Power Supply Design Links" to articles, white papers, design tools and other resources on power supplies and related electronics topics, including many full-text versions.
Creative Power Resources Inc.

INTRODUCTION WITH GRAPHICS

Wavelength Electronics presents an introduction to power supplies at its website, which covers AC/DC conversion, power supply comparisons, unregulated and regulated theory, power supply selection and specification issues.
Wavelength Electronics

POWER EDUCATION LECTURES

The power electronics lab at Escuela Superior Politecnica del Litoral (ESPOL) in Guayaquil, Ecuador, has a series of eight tutorial videos, "Power Electronics/Education Electronics Book," on power switches, diode rectifiers, controlled rectifiers, isolated and non-isolated DC/DC converters and other topics. They're presented by Dr. Firuz Zare of ESPOL. Here's the first video in the series.
Escuela Superior Politecnica del Litoral

INTRO TO LINEAR AC/DC CONVERSION

The 50-minute video, "Introduction to AC-DC Power Supplies," covers the fundamental concepts of power supplies within the overall electrical engineering context. It's produced and presented by Tim Laux, an electrical engineering student at the College of New Jersey.
The Solid State Workshop

DEFINITIONS OF POWER

The 25-page "Glossary of Power Supply Terms" is presented by CUI Inc. It covers everything from "AC input current" to "Working voltage (rated)."
CUI Inc.

BIG E-BOOK REFERENCE GUIDE

"The Essential Guide to Power Supplies" is a free e-book reference guide that covers new requirements for CE marking, a new IEC standard to replace IEC60950, latest energy efficiency levels required by Energy Star and the EU code of conduct, green-mode topologies and power supply derating. Brief registration is required.
XP Power

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