Welcome to the Automotive Design Center. Here you will find the resources you need for innovation in electronics to help fast track your automotive designs. From vehicle electrification to autonomous driving and in-vehicle experience, TI has the products and design resources to help with all of your automotive design needs.
Powering levels of autonomy: a guide to DC/DC solutions
Most of today’s automotive vehicles use some level of autonomy. For design engineers, that means that each level comes with its own power-supply challenges and requirements. Explore this helpful guide to understand DC/DC power-supply needs for each autonomy level.
Using current mode PWM controllers in a high-voltage economizer
Learn how to use current mode PWM controllers and LED drivers in a high- voltage contractor economizer. In order to connect a high-voltage electric battery in HEV/EVs to the loads, the battery power lines are routed through electronically controlled, high-voltage switches called contactors.
Replace 3-phase bridge drivers in AC compressor modules
Read about the benefits of using half-bridge gate drivers vs. 3-phase gate drivers in a high-voltage AC compressor module. This (E2E) forum post explains how the UCC27712-Q1 half-bridge gate driver can be effective in driving IGBTs for HEV/EVs.
Simplify automotive body motor controller designs
Automotive body motors enhance comfort and convenience for vehicle occupants and make car rides more enjoyable. With analog integration, TI provides products that simplify body motor controller designs with features such as power off braking, integrated current sensing, and smart gate drive.
Estimating distance with Bluetooth LE in car access
Driving vehicle electrification forward
Consumers are demanding it. Regulations are requiring it. Electrification is transforming the automotive industry and expectations for engineers. Our broad portfolio can help you increase the efficiency, power density and reliability of your HEV/EV systems without compromising on safety or cost.
Achieving High Efficiency and Enabling Integration in EV Powertrain Subsystems Using C2000™ Real-Time MCUs
This paper discusses common control challenges of on-board chargers and high-voltage to lowvoltage DC/DC converters, and the benefits of C2000™ real-time MCUs in these subsystems.
Solving the multidecade current-measurement challenge in your 48-V BMS application
In this article learn how to measure up to 5 decades of current, the different methods of doing it most effectively and how additional diagnostic functionalities can aid in your functional safety calculations.
How an automotive ADC can help designers achieve functional safety in ADAS
Before a fully autonomous self-driving car hits public roadways, it must progress through six different levels of automation. Every jump in automation level requires substantial advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) technology advancements and proper management of all safety-critical functions.
How to design an automotive transient and overcurrent protection filter
Designing these power architectures requires the implementation of power conditioning and protection to ensure system functionality across different transient events. In this article, explore the typical transients that may be of concern, and learn how to accelerate your design.