Switching-Mode Power Supply Design Tutorial
Table of Contents

Switching-mode power supply design tutorial by Jerrold Foutz

Introduction to Power Supply Design

  What is a switching-mode power supply?
  The design problem
  Tutorial goals
  Relevant off-site links

Simple Dissipative Power Supply Topologies

  Dissipative Power Supplies
  Series Regulator Power Supply
  Shunt Regulator Power Supply
  Implications of Power Loss

Simple Switching Power Supply Topologies

  Switching-Mode Power Supplies
  Switched Capacitor Converter
  Switched Inductor Converter
  Buck Converter

Webmaster and editor: Jerrold Foutz
Original: December 9, 1998, revised October 7, 2007