View Single Post
Old 04-22-2009, 09:16 AM   #1023 (permalink)
MazdaMatt
Master EcoModder
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: London, Ontario
Posts: 1,096

2k2Prot5 - '02 Mazda Protege5
90 day: 33.82 mpg (US)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 12 Times in 9 Posts
re: turning on far mosfets first... Interesting concept. You're in the realm of R&D when you get into that kind of fractional microsecond tuning, though. However... the "garage hack" version of this could be to simply put your gate driver right beside the furthest one and let the trace inductance do its thing. You'd "maybe" get a "tendancy" for the ones closest to the driver to charge first.... but do you want the ones closest to the bus bar to turn off last?? way to complicated for forum banter to give you any useful information, methinks.

Paul, I would love to review the schematics and layouts as they are being produced. I have only been doing this computer engineering thing for a couple years professionally, so I love to learn from the experienced pros and add my insight where I can.

Last edited by MazdaMatt; 04-22-2009 at 09:21 AM..
  Reply With Quote