Deciding on the appropriate distribution topology and combination of DC/DC regulators and modules can be confusing and often frustrating. That’s why Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), is making available to designers everywhere a free, on-demand course that can help them better understand their options when making topology and component-selection decisions. Click to Tweet: @TXInstruments and #Avnet offer a free webinar on fundamentals of choosing power-distribution topologies and regulators http://bit.ly/1hJePNj The course, sponsored by Avnet in conjunction with Texas Instruments (TI), is available here: http://bit.ly/1hJePNj “Avnet and Texas Instruments are excited to sponsor this new TechOnline Fundamentals course, providing a comprehensive overview of power supply architecture selection options,” said Alex Iuorio, senior vice president, supplier management and business development, Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas. “Industry expert Bill Schweber looks at the critical issues, tradeoffs, and choices among LDOs, discrete regulators and complete modulators in terms of performance, size, efficiency and other factors, while showing designers how they can use TI’s innovative products more effectively.” “A good power-supply design and implementation with appropriate components are critical to developing an optimal and reliable product,” said Steve Hunt, vice president and business unit manager for power products at TI Silicon Valley Analog. “Through this webinar, the engineer will learn how to make architecture and component decisions and use online tools which help shorten product development cycles.” Follow Avnet on Twitter: @avnetdesignwireContribute to our technical forumsView product and company videosBuy our components About Avnet Electronics Marketing Avnet Electronics Marketing is an operating group of Phoenix-based Avnet, Inc. that serves electronic original equipment manufacturers (EOEMs) and electronic manufacturing services (EMS) providers in more than 80 countries, distributing electronic components and embedded systems from leading manufacturers and providing associated design-chain, supply-chain and value-added integration services. The group's website is located at www.em.avnet.com. About Avnet, Inc. Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, memory products and embedded technology serving customers globally. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of customers by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended June 29, 2013, Avnet generated revenue of $25.5 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.