Stress-Free Electrical Safety for Power Designers


Safety is an important consideration when designing power systems. Engineers are very aware that failure to adequately ensure safety during the design phase means certification will be fraught with problems and stress.

This webinar presents a checklist of things to consider about safety when working on your next power design that addresses:

Selection of X and Y capacitors

Appliance Insulation Classes


Creepage and Clearance

Hi-Pot testing

Ensuring isolation

You will also learn how using power components makes it easier to meet safety requirements.

David Bourner-Senior Field Applications Engineer
David Bourner is a Senior Field Applications Engineer at Vicor who has seven years’ experience helping customers design power systems. Prior to Vicor he held applications roles at a number of semiconductor vendors as well as teaching as a Professor at UMBC.

About Vicor Power
Vicor Corporation designs, manufactures and markets innovative, high performance modular power components, from bricks to semiconductor-centric solutions, to enable customers to efficiently convert and manage power from the wall plug to the point-of-load. Complementing an extensive portfolio of patented innovations in power conversion and power distribution with significant application development expertise, Vicor offers comprehensive product lines addressing a broad range of power conversion and management requirements across all power distribution architectures, including CPA, DPA, IBA, FPA and CBA. Vicor focuses on solutions for performance-critical applications in the following markets: enterprise and high performance computing, telecommunications and network infrastructure, industrial equipment and automation, vehicles and transportation and aerospace and defense electronics.
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