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Volume reduction consideration in multilevel DC-DC boost converter

Ponniran, A. and Bakar, A. A. and M. U., Wahyu and Kamarudin, M. S. and Chulan, M. A. and Kamit, K. and Sahabudin, M. H. and Yunus, Y. and Khalid, F. A. and Hamzah, M. A. (2016) Volume reduction consideration in multilevel DC-DC boost converter. In: 4th IET Clean Energy and Technology Conference (CEAT 2016), 14-15 Nov 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Abstract

This paper discusses the design estimation of an inductor in the 2-level and 4-level DC-DC boost converter for the inductance and volume reductions based on maximum product of the inductor voltage and inductor charging time. Two multilevel DC-DC boost converters were compared in term of inductors design, i.e., 2-level and 4-level DC-DC boost converter. The finding shows that the required inductance and inductor volume of the 4-level DC-DC boost converter are approximately 11.11% and 19.25%, respectively compared to the 2-level DC-DC boost converter. The simulation results show that the inductor current ripple was 0.55 A when the inductors 200 μH and 1800 μH were used in the 2-level and 4-level DC-DC boost converters, respectively. Thus reductions of the inductance and the inductor volume were achieved in the 4-level DC-DC converter.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Multilevel DC-DC boost converter; DC-DC converter; chopper; volume
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK1001-1841 Production of electric energy or power. Powerplants. Central stations
Divisions: Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering > Department of Electrical Power Engineering
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2019 03:22
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2019 03:22
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/11687
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