Boost Converter Design Template Mathcad

This is a complete boost converter design template. No need to do manual calculations. No need to spend longer times in deriving equations as all equations are provided. All you have to do in using this boost converter design template is to input the specifications.

You can use this boost converter design template for a synchronous and non-synchronous operation. The template is very easy to use as there are notes and explanations in details.


Requirements for this Boost Converter Design Template:

A computer with Mathcad 14 or 15.

Parameters Covered in this Boost Converter Design Template 

1. Switch Q1

1.1 RMS and peak current

1.2 Drain voltage

1.3 Power losses, conduction and switching

1.4 Thermal consideration

2. Catch diode

D1 2.1 RMS and peak current

2.2 Peak reverse voltage

2.3 Power losses

2.4 Thermal consideration

3. Inductor (L1)

3.1 RMS and saturation current

3.2 Power losses

3.3 Ripple current

4. Output Capacitor (C1)

4.1 RMS ripple current

4.2 Output ripple voltage requirement

4.3 Voltage rating

This template also shows calculations for thermals, calculations and estimations of efficiency and as well as determination whether the converter operates in DCM or CCM mode.

Derivation of Equations

The template shows how the equations are being derived. So, if you want to check the credibility of this boost converter design template, you can check the derivations and compared it to your other resources. Below are few snapshots on how the derivations look like.

Design Template is Proven

This design template has been proven many times. All calculated results are matching with simulations and very close to actual values measured from an actual circuit. I used this template in all the boost converter I designed and released to the market.

Once you have downloaded this boost converter design template and you have questions, feel free to contact and I will response. The design template is made from Mathcad so you need to have this software. You can edit, add or delete to this template as the fields unlocked.