Effects of Transformer’s Turn Ratio Mismatch Towards the Performance of Dual Active Bridge Converter

  • Suliana Ab Ghani
  • Hamdan DaniyalEmail author
  • Nur Huda Ramlan
  • Meng Chung Tiong
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 538)


This paper presents the study of the effect of transformer’s turn ratio mismatch on the performance of dual active bridge (DAB) converter. DAB converter was part of the components of a solid state transformer (SST) where it provides galvanic isolation as well as interface systems with different voltage level. In this study, a DAB circuit was developed and the performance was examined in both MATLAB Simulation and hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) simulation. The DAB system was examined under five different transformer ratio. The behavior of the DAB shows a comparable results under both test platform. The real-time performance of DAB converter has shown an efficiency up to 95.91%.


Dual active bridge converter Transformer ratio Hardware-in-the-loop MATLAB simulink 



This work is supported by Faculty of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University Malaysia Pahang, under research grant RDU1703129.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Suliana Ab Ghani
    • 1
  • Hamdan Daniyal
    • 1
    Email author
  • Nur Huda Ramlan
    • 1
  • Meng Chung Tiong
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Electrical and Electronics EngineeringUniversiti Malaysia PahangPekanMalaysia

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