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Texas Instruments' 2004 Power Supply Design Seminar Series to Focus on Latest Design Approaches, Applications

Feb 3, 2004

DALLAS (Feb. 3, 2004) - Building on more than 25 years of educating power supply designers with leading-edge innovation and easy-to-use design concepts, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) has announced the schedule for its 2004 North American Power Supply Design Seminar Series. TI's leading power management design gurus will conduct a series of one-day seminars in 36 cities in the United States and Canada beginning April 7.
The 2004 series, the 17th since introduced by Unitrode in 1977, provides rich technical, but practical presentations that combine an array of advanced new power supply concepts, basic design principles and "real-world" applications examples. Additional seminars are planned for Asia and Japan for the fourth quarter and for Europe in early 2005. For more information and to register for an upcoming seminar, see: power.ti.com/sc04023.

Topics for the 2004 Seminar Series Include:

  • Safety Considerations in Power Supply Design 
  • Sequencing Power Supplies in Multiple Voltage Rail Environments 
  • Design Review: A Step-by-Step Approach to AC Line-Powered Converters 
  • Constructing Your Power Supply - Layout Considerations 
  • Interleaving Contributes Unique Benefits to Forward and Flyback Converters 
  • A Practical Introduction to Digital Power Supply Control 
  • Compensating DC/DC Converters with Ceramic Output Capacitors 
  • New Power Supply Components

Analog gurus Lloyd Dixon and Bob Mammano headline a list of seminar presenters well known in the analog community for their expertise in power-related topics. With most of his career devoted to the semiconductor industry in an application engineering role, Mr. Dixon has made significant contributions in power factor correction and control loop design. Mr. Mammano has more than 40 years of experience in analog power control technology, and is widely recognized as "the father of the IC PWM industry."

The cost of the day-long seminar in North America is $95. Please refer to 


 for pricing information on the Asia and Japan seminars in the fourth quarter. Pricing includes a continental breakfast, lunch, a copy of the seminar manual and presentation materials. In addition to online registration, participants may register by calling 1-800-477-8924.

North American Dates and Locations:

  • April 7 Boston South
  • April 20 San Jose
  • April 21 Los Angeles
  • April 22 Orange County
  • April 27 Orlando
  • April 29 Denver
  • May 4 Austin
  • May 5 Houston
  • May 6 Dallas
  • May 11 Long Island
  • May 12 North New Jersey
  • May 13 Philadelphia
  • May 14 Baltimore
  • May 18 Rochester
  • May 19 Boston North
  • May 20 Meridien, Conn.
  • May 25 Dayton, Ohio
  • May 26 Cleveland
  • May 27 Pittsburgh
  • June 7 Detroit
  • June 8 Chicago
  • June 9 Milwaukee
  • June 10 Minneapolis
  • Sept. 14 Portland
  • Sept. 15 Seattle
  • Sept. 16 Vancouver
  • Sept. 17 Calgary
  • Sept. 21 Toronto
  • Sept. 22 Ottawa
  • Sept. 23 Montreal
  • Sept. 28 Huntsville, Ala.
  • Sept. 29 Atlanta
  • Sept. 30 Raleigh, N.C.
  • Oct. 5 Tucson
  • Oct. 6 Phoenix
  • Oct. 7 San Diego

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