Calculating Inductors in Buck Boost Converters

In this post we try to understand the method of dimensioning or calculating inductors in buck boost SMPS circuits in order to ensure an optimal performance from these devices. In a few of my earlier posts we comprehensively studied regarding how SMPS buck and boost converters work, and we also deduced a few fundamental formulas … Read more

Calculating Voltage, Current in a Buck Inductor

In this post we’ll try to understand the various parameters required for designing a correct buck converter inductor, such that the required output is able to achieve maximum efficiency. In our previous post we learned the basics of buck converters and realized the important aspect regarding the transistor’s ON time with respect to the periodic … Read more