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IMPROVEMENT STUDY ON SOFT-SWITCHED QUASI-RESONANT DC/DC BOOST CONVERTER

Dung, Tran Minh (2006) IMPROVEMENT STUDY ON SOFT-SWITCHED QUASI-RESONANT DC/DC BOOST CONVERTER. Universiti Teknologi Petronas. (Unpublished)

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This report describes a novel soft-switched quasi-resonant DC/DC boost converter. Recently, remarkable efforts have been made in soft-switched quasi-resonant DC/DC converters to reduce losses and improve power efficiency. This project presents a new technique and it had improved the performance of the most recent study on soft-switched quasi-resonant DC/DC boost converter, which is presented in Ba-Thunya and Prasad's study [1]. The proposed converter employs an active snubber circuit with an auxiliary switch in series with a clamp capacitor to reduce powerlosses in Ba-Thunya and Prasad's original an active snubber circuit with an auxiliary switch and a clamp diode to reduce power losses in Ba-Thunya and Prasad's original converter. The energy from the snubber inductor after the auxiliary switch turn-off is returned to the input or delivered to the output via the active snubber circuit, thus the voltage stress onthe main switch is reduced and switching losses are minimized. Furthermore, the proposed converter reduces the reverse-recovery-related losses of the boost rectifier by controlling the di/dt rate of the rectifier current with the snubber inductor. This report describes the principle of operation of the new soft-switched quasi-resonant DC/DC boost converter. The feasibility study of the proposed converter is investigated using PSPICE program.

Item Type: Final Year Project
Academic Subject : Academic Department - Electrical And Electronics - Pervasisve Systems - Digital Electronics - VLSI Design
Subject: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Engineering > Electrical and Electronic
Depositing User: Users 2053 not found.
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2013 11:06
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2017 09:45
URI: http://utpedia.utp.edu.my/id/eprint/7011

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