Advertisement

DC/DC Power Converters

  • Maria Carmela Di Piazza
  • Gianpaolo Vitale
Chapter
Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)

Abstract

This chapter deals with three main topologies of DC/DC converters: buck, boost, and buck-boost. After a short presentation of linear conversion drawbacks, fundamentals on switching conversion are explained. The DC/DC converters are analyzed in continuous and discontinuous operating mode and main parameters as gain, critical inductance, and load voltage ripple are calculated. Then, state space averaging is studied and the transfer functions in terms of output voltage versus duty cycle and versus input voltage are obtained.

Keywords

Output Voltage Duty Cycle Input Voltage Inductor Current Power Switch 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Bibliography

  1. Ang S, Oliva A (2011) Power-switching converters. CRC press, Boca Raton FLGoogle Scholar
  2. Gottleb MI (1984) Power supplies switching regulators inverters & converters. Tab Books, Blue Ridge summit, PAGoogle Scholar
  3. Mohan M, Undeland TM, Robbins WP (1995) Power Electronics. Wiley, NYGoogle Scholar
  4. Ramshaw RS (1994) Power electronics semiconductor switch. Chapman & Hall, LondonGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Intelligent Systems for AutomationNational Research CouncilPalermoItaly

Personalised recommendations