ENGINEERING RESEARCH PAPERS

power electronics 2016 IEEE PAPER




Thermal Management and Reliability of Power Electronics and Electric Machines
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Thermal Management and Reliability of PowerElectronics and Electric Machines Sreekant Narumanchi Organization: National Renewable Energy Laboratory Page 5. 5 PowerElectronics Thermal Management Page 6. 6 PowerElectronics Thermal Management Strategy

ADVANCED MATERIALS FOR POWER ELECTRONICS PACKAGING AND INSULATION
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Abstract. Insulation is an important part of any electrical and electronic system. More and more insulation materials are being introduced to cope with the high speed electronics and integrated circuits. Different types of insulation materials have different applications in Since the start of the twentieth century, modern society has been utilizing electric power for maintaining civil systems such as transportation, communications, factories, houses, and commercial buildings. Power electronics has recently been an active area because of

Power Electronics Thermal Management RD
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Abstract The objective for this project is to develop thermal management strategies to enable efficient and hightemperature wide-bandgap (WBG)-based power electronic systems (eg, emerging inverter and DC-DC converter). Device-and system-level thermal analyses are

Power Electronics: A Serving Tool to Improve the Efficiency of Solar PowerSystem
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Abstract:To harness the power from sunlight has become a common phenomenon to the places situated near equator globally. Photovoltaic cell is the core component of the solar system and generate electricity when sunlight bombard on it. Though efficiency of the

Wide Band Gap Materials: Revolution in Automotive Power Electronics
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ABSTRACT: The number of Electric and Hybrid vehicles on the roads is increasing year over year. The role of power electronics is of paramount importance to improve their efficiency, keeping lighter and smaller systems. In this paper, the authors will specifically cover the

High energy efficiency AC/DC power supplies and LED Drivers| ROALElectronics-ROAL Electronics
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A DALI system is cheap, simple and flexible. Minimal wiring and user friendly functions are the main characteristics of this digital communication protocol. It is used to close the gap between more simple analog dimming techniques (like 0-10V or Triac) and more complex

Integrated analysis of DFIG drive-train and power electronics dynamics during electrical AC faults and wind disturbances
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The dynamics of a 2 MW DFIG wind turbine are studied during electrical AC faults, and wind disturbances. A simulation platform that couples HAWC2, and Matlab/Simulink was used. High frequencies of the gear box, and power electronics are neglected. It was shown that

Control of Power Converters for Emerging Applications of Power Electronics
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With the skyrocketed development in semiconductor devices, power electronics converters, either at system-level or device-level, are receiving special attention in different applications as renewable energy sources, drive systems, power quality applications, High Voltage DC

Design and Simulation of PID Controller for Power Electronics Converter Circuits
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ABSTRACT: The use of DC-DC power converters is continuously growing both in power electronics products and systems. In a DCDC converter application, it is always desired to obtain a regulated output voltage despite changes in input voltage, load current and

Design and Simulation of Fuzzy Logic Controller for Power ElectronicsConverter Circuits
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Abstract Traditional methods require a mathematical model for a system but the fuzzy logic controller does not require any mathematical model and is very simple to implement. Recently, Fuzzy Logic applications to the control of power electronics and drives are on

NFC Design using ANFIS for Power Electronics Circuits
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Abstract: A Novel Neuro Fuzzy Controller (NFC) for performance enhancement of power electronics circuits (DC-DC, AC-DC) is proposed. The proposed controller which integrates the advantages of fuzzy logic and neural network into an intelligent control system has

Power Electronics Implementation of Dynamic Thermal Inertia to Mitigate Source and Load Variability in Large Energy Systems
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SYSTEMS PowerElectronics Implementation of Dynamic Thermal Inertia to Mitigate Source and Load Variability in Large Energy Systems Yue Cao, Philip T. Krein (UIUC-ECE) provide opportunities to exchange energy via powerelectronics enabled conversion

A SINGLE-PHASE CHB INVERTER WITH REDUCED POWER ELECTRONICSCOMPONENTS WITH LOW THD
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ABSTRACT This project presents Single-phase Cascaded H-Bridge Inverter with minimum number of power electronics devices. The proposed Inverter consists of 4 unidirectional switches and single bidirectional switch in each cell. Single carrier and Multicarrier PWM

The Status of Lead-Free Electronics and its Impact on Power Electronics
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The management committee of the EPSMA has requested a report from the technical committee that will have as its main deliverable a clearer understanding of upcoming WEEE ROHS legislation roadmap with respect to implementation. An overview of some of the

AN ADVANCED POWER ELECTRONICS INTERFACE FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLE APPILICATIONS
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Abstract:Power electronics interfaces play an increasingly important role in the future vehicle technologies. This paper proposes a novel integrated power electronics interface (IPEI) for battery electric vehicles (BEVs) in order to optimize the performance of the power

Advanced Design Tools for the Reliability of Power Electronics
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Abstract–In many important energy conversion systems, the power electronic converters are proven to have high failure rates. At the same time, the failures of the power electronics systems are becoming more and more unacceptable because of the high cost of failures

Thermal and Hydraulic Performance of Water/Glycol Mixture and the Application on Power electronics Cooling
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ABSTRACT Numerical simulations were conducted to study thermal and hydraulic performance of liquid-cooled heat sink on power electronics cooling, in particular with water/glycol mixture. Considering non-uniform and discrete heat sources, geometry and

Fault Diagnosis via PV Panel-Integrated Power Electronics
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Abstract:This paper presents the design, analysis, and implementation of a fault diagnosis method for photovoltaic (PV) energy conversion systems. We present a model-based state estimation approach for detecting and identifying three types of faults (1) converter input

Pspice Simulation of Power Electronics and Induction Motor Drives
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Abstract-Possibility of the PSPICE software package application on simulation of complex electromechanical systems is presented in this paper. The system considered is composed of two various subsystems, static semiconductor frequency converter-inverter and

A COMPREHENSIVE PROCEDURE FOR DEVELOPMENT OF POWER ELECTRONICS CONTROL SYSTEMS
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The procedure was presented through development and testing of one complex control algorithm for the connection of the permanent magnet synchronous generator to the electrical grid. Development steps are explained and analysed in detail. Finally, several

Definition of system strength in systems with high penetration of power electronics Promoter
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The increase in renewables and HVDC interconnections between countries is leading to a change in the way of operating and, controlling the power system and its overall system system behavior. One of the recent questions is the system strength. The system strength

Integrated Electric Motor Drive and Power Electronics for Bidirectional PowerFlow between the Electric Vehicle and DC or AC Grid
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Abstract:This paper presents an integrated traction machine and converter topology that has bidirectional power flow capability between an electric vehicle and the dc or ac supply or grid. The in-ductances of the traction motor windings are used for bidirectional

Integrated Magnetics and Multiferroics for Compact and Power Efficient Sensing,Power, RF and Microwave Electronics
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The coexistence of electric polarization and magnetization in multiferroic materials provides great opportunities for realizing magnetoelectric coupling, including electric field control of magnetism, or vice versa, through a strain mediated magnetoelectric coupling in layered This book is part of the Analog Circuit Design series and contains the contributions from all 18 speakers of the 25th Workshop on Advances in Analog Circuit Design (AACD). This year, the sponsors of the workshop were Infineon (main sponsor), Joanneum Research Center,

Accessible Methods Resilience of Power System Electronics to HEMP
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Abstract: Protection of modern supersensitive electronics used in power systems (Digital Protective Relays (DPR), control devices and microprocessor-based communication equipment) against High Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse (HEMP) and other Intentional

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Nonlinear phenomena in power electronics
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Page 1. NONLINEAR PHENOMENA IN POWERELECTRONICS Soumitro Banerjee Department of Electrical Engineering Therefore Powerelectronics engineers/researchers are invariably dealing with nonlinear problems. NONLINEAR PHENOMENA. . . 3 Page 4.

A low-cost real-time hardware-in-the-loop testing approach of power electronics controls
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Abstract:Hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) testing is increasingly recognized as an effective approach in the design of power electronics controls. A high-performance real-time simulation environment is necessary to obtain high-fidelity results in HIL simulations. This

Human generated power for mobile electronics
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Since the 1990's, mobile computing has transformed its penetration from niche markets and early prototypes to ubiquity. Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) evolved from GRiD's PalmPad and Apple's Newton in 1993 to the Palm, Handspring, and Microsoft-based

Power electronics: a first course
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Author Ned Mohan has been a leader in EES education and research for decades. His three- book series on Power Electronics focuses on three essential topics in the power sequence based on applications relevant to this age of sustainable energy such as wind turbines

Comparison of wide-bandgap semiconductors for power electronicsapplications
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ABSTRACT Recent developmental advances have allowed silicon (Si) semiconductor technology to approach the theoretical limits of the Si material; however, power device requirements for many applications are at a point that the present Si-based power devices

Distance practical education for power electronics
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Virtual and distance laboratories extend the application area of the web. This leads to an openly integrated environment which facilitates the sharing of not only educational material but also hardware and software resources. This paper investigates distance learning with

A performance and economic analysis of distributed power electronics in photovoltaic systems
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Executive Summary Distributed power electronics such as micro-inverters and DC-DC converters can help reduce mismatch and shading losses in photovoltaic (PV) systems. Under partially shaded conditions, the use of distributed power electronics can recover Today we are beginning to have to face up to the consequences of the stunning success of Moore's Law, that astute observation by Intel's Gordon Moore which predicts that integrated circuit transistor densities will double every 12 to 18 months. This observation has now

Real-Time and Hardware-In-The-Loop Simulation of Electric Drives and Power Electronics: Process, problems and solutions
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Abstract–This paper discusses Real-Time and Hardware-In-The Loop simulation used for the design and testing of electric drives and power electronic systems. A thorough overview of the design process involving the approach of real-time simulation and rapid prototyping

Recent developments in the study of nonlinear phenomena in power electronics circuits
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by Chi K, Tse Power electronics is a discipline spawned by real-life applications in industrial, commercial, residential and aerospace environments. Much of the development of the field of power electronics evolves around some immediate needs for solving specific power

Thermal and Thermo-Mechanical Analyses of Wire Bond vs. Three-dimensionally Packaged Power Electronics Modules
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Abstract The goal of more efficiently and more reliably realizing energy conversion in the power electronics industry is pushing the limits of current wire bonding packaging technology. Emerging threedimensional power packaging techniques have shown their

Real-time platform for the control prototyping and simulation of power electronics and motor drives
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The paper presents state-of-the-art technologies and platform for real-time simulation and control of motor drives, power converters and power systems. Through its support for Model-Based Design method with Simulink , its powerful hardware (multi-core processors and FPGAs), and its

Liquid cooling for high-power electronics
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P ower conversion devices such as insulated gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs) convert a small portion of the power flowing through them into heat. These losses are small as a percentage of the power converted, but can result in huge heat loads. For example, a 98% efficient Although the cost of electricity has significantly decreased since the 1930s, it is still not readily available to the disadvantaged in countries and regions of poverty. One of the single most ways to reduce poverty is to find ways to reduce the cost of energy. Renewable

Power electronics for distributed energy systems and transmission and distribution applications
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Generally, power electronics is the process of using semiconductor switching devices to control and convert electrical power flow from one form to another to meet a specific need. In other words, power electronics enables the control of the power flow as well as its form (ac

Advanced power electronics for cable connection of offshore wind
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Abstract: Several offshore wind farms are planned in a number of locations in Northern Europe. The introduction of offshore wind power brings the wind power into a new era, characterized by larger size of the farms, 200–1000 MW are planned, and increasing

Integrated AC/DC transmission systems–Benefits of power electronics for security and sustainability of power supply
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Abstract–Deregulation and privatization are posing new challenges to high-voltage transmission systems. Environmental constraints, such as energy saving, loss minimization and CO2 reduction, will also play an increasingly more important role. The loading of

The integration of large scale wind power generation into transmission networks using power electronics
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Abstract--Many large wind farms have been installed and more are planned. Quite often they are located a relatively long distance from the main load centers. When transmitting power from large wind farms over long distances HVDC offers many advantages compared with

E-learning in education of electrical drives and power electronics: opportunities and challenges
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Abstract. The paper presents an overview of the current state of development of e-Learning in Electrical Engineering with a special attention to the fields of Electrical Drives and Power Electronics. There is summarised philosophy at preparing the e-learning material,

High temperature power electronics IGBT modules for electrical and hybrid vehicles
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Abstract IGBT are the predominant power semiconductors for high current applications in electrical and hybrid vehicles applications. Applications with low switching frequencies ( 20 kHz) are typically dominated by IGBTs, which shows a threshold voltage of about 0.8 V

Control of wind turbines with induction generators interfaced to the grid withpower electronics converters
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An electrical system for wind turbines using cage induction generator with back to back converters for connection to the network is experimentally tested under voltage sags in a 55 kW generator set-up. Standard vector control techniques are implemented with the aim to

Study of supercapacitor in the application of power electronics
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Abstract:-The purpose of this paper is to carry out a comprehensive study of supercapacitor in the application of power electronics. According to the practical demand and feasibility of power electronics, the modelling, voltage management and topology of supercapacitor-

Controlling bifurcation in power electronics: a conventional practice re-visited
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Abstract:The technque of ramp compensation, which has been widely used for the control of dc/dc converters, is re-examined in the light of" bifurcation control". This alternative viewpoint permits convenient selection of parameter values to guarantee stable operation.

Breakthrough in power electronics from SiC
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The world of semiconductors is highly evolved and complex; it is so broad that no one person can say that he or she is an expert in all pertinent disciplines. Collecting information and attempting to translate it into useful conclusions required much more time than

History of power electronics for motor drives in Japan
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Abstract:Power electronics today is one of a wide range of well defined technologies. The object of this paper is to review the 50-year history of motor drives in three major application fields, which are the industrial field, the railway, and the elevator in Japan. Furthermore,

Assessment of thermal control technologies for cooling electric vehicle power electronics
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Abstract The US Department of Energy (DOE) FreedomCAR Program'targets for the electric traction system (power electronics and electric machines) of advanced vehicles require significant reductions in volume, weight, and cost while also meeting performance

Implementation and assessment of interactive power electronics course
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Abstract: In recent years interactive web based courses has become very popular among teachers and more attention has been paid to it at universities. In this paper a web based interactive software has been designed and implemented to teach power electronics

Potential and strategic role of power electronics in electricity distribution systems
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ABSTRACT Electricity distribution technology is taking remarkable step by implementing the low-voltage DC-technology (LVDC) to the distribution networks. The first installations of this economical, transmission capacity and power quality increasing innovation in public

Control strategy of wave energy converters optimized under power electronics rating constraints
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Abstract The goal of this paper is to show how the control strategy applied to point absorbers in heave can be effectively tuned according to the changes in the incident waves. The aim is to maximize the average power extraction at each given wave, while limiting the value of

PSPICE Simulation of power electronics circuits
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This material is provided strictly" as-is" for use with the book and is intended for exercises and not for design. The authors and Chapman Hall specifically disclaim all warranties, express or implied including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and

Power electronics spark new simulation challenges
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38 IEEE Computer Applications in Power analysis were simply no longer adequate for new fast-acting devices, such as static var compensators (SVC), static synchrounous compensators (STATCOM), high-voltage direct-current (HVdc) systems, unified power flow

Distributed software architecture of PEBB-based plug and play power electronics systems
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In traditional centralized digitally controlled power electronics systems, construction, debugging and maintenance of the control software are complicated and difficult because of the lack of standardization and modularization, and also-because of the strong

A backward-forward interpolation technique for a precise modeling of power electronics in HYPERSIM
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Abstract-Hypersim is a real-time numerical simulator which enables the simulation of power systems and their controls. Many of today FACTS controls generate ring pulses for power electronic switches. Simulation of these devices requires the refactorization of the

Requirements for power electronics used for energy harvesting devices
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Abstract The output of a vibration-based energy harvester generally is an AC-voltage, whereas the input to an electronic load should be a certain DC-voltage. A voltage regulator circuit is therefore needed to provide the correct voltage. In this contribution, the main

Course: EX504 Power Electronics Devices Circuits
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Advantages and application of power electronic devices characteristics, Symbol application of power diodes, power transistors, GTO, Triac, Diac, Power MOSFET, IGBT, LASCR, Fast recovery diode, schottey diode MCTs. Principle of operation of SCR, Two

Photovoltaic shading testbed for module-level power electronics
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Abstract This document describes a repeatable test procedure that attempts to simulate shading situations as would be experienced by typical residential rooftop photovoltaic (PV) systems. This type of shading test is particularly useful to evaluate the impact of different

Modeling single-phase and boiling liquid jet impingement cooling in power electronics
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Executive Summary Liquid jet impingement is actively being explored for cooling power electronics components–in particular, insulated gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs) found in inverters of hybrid automobiles. This study is divided into two parts–one involving single-

ELEC 581 Power Electronics
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-You will learn basic operation and characteristics of power devices (SCR, MOSFET and IGBT), and their use in power converters. You will also learn basic operating principles of ac- to-dc and dc-to-dc converters and dc-to-ac inverters, and how to analyze these

PLATAFORMA: development of an integrated dynamic test system to determinepower electronics systems performance
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ABSTRACT This work presents the basic design of and later improvements to the integrated dynamic test system called Plataforma, which is a test rig developed by the Industrial Systems and Power Electronics Group (GSIEP) of the in

Power Electronics Unit With Grid Interactive Facility.
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Abstract lOOkW Solar Photovoltaic Power Plants have been installed in East Brunswick by CitiPower Ltd. Funding for the project came via a Local Government Development Program (LGDP) grant from the Federal Government. In the absence of prior experience on such a

Interactive Java applets for power electronics e-learning
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Abstract:Due to the high nonlinearity and the mathematical complexity of power electronics circuits, their analysis has become more infeasible to describe. Power Electronics Education is a daunting, challenging task and many undergraduate students find it very difficult to

Remote controlled practical education for power electronics
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Abstract This paper investigates distance learning with particular attention to experimental work. PEMCWebLab provides the user with a practical experience in Power Electronic education.targets. Virtual and

Power electronics applied to voltage control in rural distribution networks with penetration of distributed generation
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Abstract. In rural distribution networks with widely dispersed loads, characterized by the utilization of long overhead lines, voltage profiles with big variations appear along the line

Automotive applications of power electronics
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The modern automobile has an extensive electrical system consisting of a large number of electrical, electromechanical, and electronic loads that are central to vehicle operation, passenger safety, and comfort. Power electronics is playing an increasingly important role

Simulation and animation of power electronics and drives, requirements for education
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Abstract: In this paper simulation for educational purpose in the field of power electronics and electrical drives is discussed. First the standard demands for a simulation packaged are given and second the extra demands for educational use are discussed. Important

Status and needs of power electronics for photovoltaic inverters
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ABSTRACT Photovoltaics is the utility connected distributed energy resource (DER) that is in widespread use today. It has one element, the inverter, which is common with all DER sources except rotating generators. The inverter is required to transfer dc energy to ac

Processing and characterization of device solder interconnection and module attachment for power electronics modules
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Processing and Characterization of Device Solder Interconnection and Module Attachment for Power Electronics Modules Materials Engineering and Science Department (ABSTRACT) This research is focused on

IGBT Power Electronics Teaching System Principle for sizing powerconverters
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Always monitor the voltage at the capacitor bank. It must never exceed the maximum value of 750 Vdc, as there is no protection against DC over-voltage embedded in the Power Electronics Teaching Unit. After the tests, the capacitors may remain charged for a couple

Power Electronics and Power Systems
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Wind-based renewable energy generation has had a significant resurgence in the past decade. This is primarily due to advances in technology driven by the advent of variable speed wind turbine generators, which include doubly fed induction generator-based wind

The role of power electronics in distributed energy systems
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Distributed energy systems comprising generation, energy storage and controllable loads, typically located close to where their electrical and thermal energy is used, have emerged as a promising option to meet growing customer needs for electric power with an emphasis

A micro capacitive vibration energy harvester for low power electronics
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Abstract: This paper presents the design and the experimental characterization of a micro capacitive device for harvesting of vibration energy. The mechanical design of the device was optimized to increase the capacitance variation. Increasing of capacitance variation

Automatic generation of average models for power electronics systems in VHDL-AMS and modelica modelling languages
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Abstract:Models of Power electronic converters are useful in a large set of studies. They are used for component sizing, as well for control adjustment, control or behaviour simulation. In this context, average models are a good compromise between complexity,

Design tools for power electronics: trends and innovations
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Abstract: Numerical simulation is a standard procedure in the design of power electronic systems. With simulation, one can test new concepts immediately without the need to order components and assembling which might be time-consuming and expensive. If something

An integrated thermal architecture for thermal management of high power electronics
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ABSTRACT: This paper presents a thermal architecture concept for analysis of thermal problems and solutions existing in electronics systems. The thermal problems are categorized into a total of seven levels from chip to system. Advanced thermal

Cooling of power electronics by embedded solids
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Thermal issues have become a major consideration in the design and development of electronic components. In power electronics, thermal limitations have been identified as a barrier to future developments such as three-dimensional integration. This paper Power electronics circuits are increasingly important in the modern world due to the rapid progress in developments of microelectronics in areas such as microprocessors, digital signal processors, memory circuits, complementary metal oxide semiconductors, analog-to-

Novel packaging solutions for GaN power electronics: Silver-diamond composite packages
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BIFET–a novel bipolar SiC switch for high voltage power electronics
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Page 1. BIFET – a novel bipolar SiC switch for high voltage powerelectronics BIFET – a Novel Bipolar SiC Switch

A distributed digital control architecture for power electronics systems
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(ABSTRACT) This thesis proposes a novel approach to power electronics system design that is based on the open-architecture distributed digital controller and modular power electronics building blocks (PEBBs). The proposed distributed digital controller partitions

Computer simulation of wind power systems: power electronics and transient stability analysis
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Abstract--This paper is concerned with the transient stability of variable-speed wind turbines with permanent magnet synchronous generators at a pitch control malfunction. As wind power generation undergoes rapid growth, new technical challenges emerge: dynamic

SUBCOOLED FLOW BOILING WITH MICROBUBBLE EMISSION DEVELOPMENT FOR HIGH HEAT FLUX COOLING TECHNOLOGY IN POWER ELECTRONICS
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ABSTRACT Passive-active cooling device is manufactured and tested for high heat flux cooling in power electronics. In the experiment, the heating surface with 100 mm in length and 10 mm in width is placed on the bottom of the main rectangular channel. The sub-

Piezoelectric transformers in power electronics
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ABSTRACT The increasing utilization of piezoelectric transformers (PT) in power electronics requires fundamental analysis and design of PT power converters. In addition, the possibility of overcoming the essential limitations of PT power ability by a combined operation of PTs

Power Electronics Laboratory Using SPICE
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Abstract: This paper summarizes the usefulness of the circuit simulator PSpice in understanding the operation of power electronic circuit and the control function. It illustrates

Towards virtual prototyping and comprehensive multi-objective optimisation inpower electronics
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Abstract:The constant demand for higher efficiency and power density and lower costs of power electronics systems could be met by application of new topologies and/or modulation schemes and future wide-band gap semiconductor technology. However, the performance

Will GaN-on-Si displace Si and SiC in power electronics
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Abstract GaN is an already well implanted semiconductor technology, widely diffused in the LED optoelectronics industry. For about 10 years, GaN devices have also been developed for RF wireless applications where they can replace Silicon transistors in some selected

New methods in teaching of power electronics devices
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Abstract:In this paper the traditional and state-of-the-art educational methods and experience in teaching of power electronic devices for undergraduate students are described. The main attention is dedicated to possibilities how to improve the study using

Electromagnetic compatibility Experimental laboratory on Power electronics
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Abstract This paper presents the EMC laboratory on power electronics. The work is done based on PSPICE simulation and practical works. Simple circuits and EMI test setup are introduced to study the effect of EMI noise source and their parameters. The parameter of

Applied Power Electronics in the Field of Voltage Dip-Proofing
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The purpose of this paper is to introduce and present a history and case for using voltage dip-proofing to provide ride-through for facilities using a specific technique and specially developed equipment. The effectiveness of this technique and associated equipment is

Review of the State-of-the-Art in Power Electronics Suitable for 10-kW Military Power Systems
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This report and underlying work is a part of the Tactical Electrical Power (TEP) Program conducted by the US Army Communications and Electronics Command (CECOM) Research, Development, and Engineering Command (RDEC) under the sponsorship of

Power electronics concepts for driving eap actuators
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ABSTRACT Compared to single layer electroactive polymer (EAP) actuators, stack actuators exhibit advantageous properties such as large displacements at acceptably low operating voltages. Therefore, EAP stack actuators seem to be a promising option for the successful

High-Voltage GaN-HEMTs for power electronics applications and current collapse phenomena under high applied voltage
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Abstract Current collapse suppression in 380-V/1.9-A GaN power HEMTs designed for high- voltage power electronics application is reported. The current collapse is caused by the electron trapping by defects in the GaN layer and the interface between the passivation

Implementing Dataflow-based Control Software for Power ElectronicsSystems
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Abstract:Dataflow provides a natural way to describe the structure of many control algorithms. This paper presents a method for implementing modular, reusable and reconfigurable control software for power electronics systems using a dataflow

Role of power electronics in renewable energy systems
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Abstract: The rapid increase in global energy consumption and the impact of greenhouse gas emissions has accelerated the transition towards greener energy sources. The need for distributed generation (DG) employing renewable energy sources such as wind, solar and

Optimizing the reliability of power electronics module isolation substrates
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1. Abstract Optimal design of a power electronics module isolation substrate is assessed using a combination of finite element structural mechanics analysis and response surface optimisation technique. Primary failure modes in power electronics modules include the

Advanced power electronics based FACTS controllers: an overview
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Abstract–With the ever-increasing complexities in power systems across the worldwide, especially opening of electric power markets, it becomes more and more important to provide stable, secure, controlled and high quality electric power on today's environment.

Dissipative filters for power electronics applications
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The terminals of high power electronic apparatus are generally required to be free of unwanted signals, as defined in specific standards and regulations. Low pass filters using reactive components can provide the needed attenuation but unfortunately exhibit a very

Cyber Physical Systems: A new approach to power electronics simulation, control and testing
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1Abstract:This paper presents a Cyber Physical Systems approach to power electronics simulation, control and testing. We present a new framework based on generalized hybrid automaton and application specific ultra-low latency highspeed processor architecture

LED dimmer as versatile hardware platform for practical exercises in power electronics and control courses
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Abstract This paper discuss the problems regarding to traditional teaching methods and possible improvement of student practical knowledge base in RTU study program Computerized Control of Electrical Technologies by offering interlinked task between

A novel isolated current sensor for high-performance power electronicsapplications
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Abstract:A planar current sensor, comprised of a magnetic current transformer and a Hall- effect element, is presented. The sensor has a broad frequency bandwidth from DC up to 30 MHz, a high current rating (40 A DC), superior linearity, high EMI immunity, small size,

Ultra high voltage sic bipolar devices for reduced power electronics complexity
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Page 1. 1 Click to edit Master title style Ultra High Voltage SiC Bipolar Devices for Reduced PowerElectronics Complexity Ranbir Singh, PhD GeneSiC Semiconductor Inc. ranbir.singh@genesicsemi.com +1 703 996 8200 (ph); +1 703 373 6918 (fax)

Issues of low frequency electromagnetic disturbances measurements in traction vehicles equipped with power electronics drive systems
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Design Optimization of Power Electronics Circuits using Genetic Algorithms–A Boost PFC Converter Example
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Abstract:This paper presents an approach to discrete design optimization of a complete power electronics converter with the objective to minimize the total component cost. The design constraints are the converter specifications, such as operating power and voltage

Teaching electrical drives and power electronics: elearning and beyond
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Today the education is influenced by eLearning facilities and the accent lies in skills and (deep) understanding rather than in knowledge. In the paper survey of the present state of development of eLearning in Electrical Drives and Power Electronics (EDPE) is given.

Simulation and animation of power electronics in modern education
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Abstract:-The computer simulation and animation often enrich modern education in the field of power electronics and electrical drive systems. These modern tools can bring great benefit for fuller understanding of special effects and characteristics of power electronic

Planar Metallization Failure Modes in Integrated Power Electronics Modules
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Abstract Miniaturizing circuit size and increasing power density are the latest trends in modern power electronics development. In order to meet the requirements of higher frequency and higher power density in power electronics applications, planar

Evaluation of Two-Phase Cold Plate for Cooling Electric Vehicle Power Electronics
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abstract Rapid increases in the power ratings and continued miniaturization of semiconductor devices have pushed the heat flux of power electronics well beyond the range of conventional thermal management techniques, and thus maintaining the IGBT

Integrated power electronics teaching method
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Power electronics: key-enabling technology for grid integration of windpower
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Abstract:The global electrical energy consumption is still rising and there is an urgent demand to increase the power capacity. It is expected that the power capacity has to be doubled within 20 years. The production, distribution and use of energy should be as

Status and Needs of power electronics for photovoltaic inverters: Summary Document
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ABSTRACT Photovoltaic inverters are the most mature of any DER inverter, and their mean time to first failure (MTFF) is about five years. This is an unacceptable MTFF and will inhibit the rapid expansion of PV. With all DER technologies,(solar, wind, fuel cells, and

Principles of Power Electronics
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In this course we will review then we will investigate further the following concepts: power balance, averaging, root mean square, orthogonality, commutation, and most especially the definition of inductance expressed as v dt= L di, with its many interpretations: as a definite

High temperature power electronics–application issues of SiC devices
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ABSTRACT High temperature operation capability of power devices enhances performance of the system especially in the automotive industry where weight and volume are critical factors. SiC devices are capable of operating at higher voltages, higher frequencies, and

Foil field lundell alternator with rotating power electronics
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Abstract:The power requirements of automotive alternators are increasing significantly due to the introduction of new vehicle electrical loads. We aim to improve alternator power density with the use of a foil field winding in the Lundell or claw-pole alternator. Foil field

Dark: Designing a high performance micro-kernel for power electronics controllers
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Abstract-Dataflow is a style of software architecture ideally suited for embedded control. The Dataflow is a lightweight RTOS specifically designed to support such designs in power electronics control. DARK's high performance design is

Multimedia course for power electronics, nonlinear dynamics and motion control
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In Power Electronics, in Nonlinear Dynamics and in Motion Control the real advantages of the multimedia elearning approach can well be utilized. Explaining the sophisticated processes of power conversions and their control methods, regarding the limited time

Potential of power electronics in electricity distribution systems
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ABSTRACT Electricity distribution technology is taking remarkable step by implementing the low-voltage DC-technology to the distribution networks. The first installations of this economical, transmission capacity and power quality increasing innovation in public

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