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novel use of inductor alternators and electronic converters for low cost DC generation

Lindsay McGrow

novel use of inductor alternators and electronic converters for low cost DC generation

by Lindsay McGrow

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Published by typescript in [s.l.] .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.Sc.) - University of Warwick, 1999.

StatementLindsay McGrow.
The Physical Object
Pagination[viii], 80, [16]p.
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21338232M

It is a PWM-based dc-dc converter which combines the Switched-Inductor Structures and the switching capacitor function to provide a very large output voltage with different output dc . diverse customer needs by designing inverters that use these standardized components. The newly developed high-power-density inverter has the following features. (1) Use of power modules with low thermal resistance, and IGBTs and diodes with low losses and high performance (Fiscal year).

I remember in my grandfathers old car, it used a DC generator. One of the reasons alternators became common later on was when the cost of silicon rectifiers came down, alternator is lighter in weight (those old DC gens are super heavy in some Diesel cars -_-), power output is much higher in alternator and brush wear is less in an alternator as.   3. Voltage Input of Inverters is a very critical Parameter that MUST be taken in, when designing such a system. Many of the "Chinese Junk" and Low Cost Inverters around today will Fry, if the DC INput Voltage gets anywhere above 15 Vdc. Where the better Inverters and the Best Inverters can do up to 18Vdc on the DC Input.

The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Scientific and Technical Information. This project develops thermal management strategies to enable efficient and high-temperature wide-bandgap (WBG)-based power electronic systems (e.g., emerging inverter and DC-DC converter designs). The use of WBG-based devices in automotive power electronics will improve efficiency and increase driving range in electric-drive vehicles; however.


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Novel use of inductor alternators and electronic converters for low cost DC generation by Lindsay McGrow Download PDF EPUB FB2

Inductor alternators were heavily used in the 's and 60's for medium to high frequency generation but have seen a vast decline in use towards the later part of this century. This is due to the increasing use of electronic power supplies which have appeared following the introduction of power electronics.

This paper focuses on the use of these power electronic. Fig. A shows schematics of single-stage isolated DC-DC converters and an isolated DC-DC converter with a coupled inductor.

In this category, the coupled inductor will store energy in one cycle and then power the load in the other cycles; such converters usually operate at high frequency in order to reduce the size of the magnetic by: 2. The application of inductor alternators for producing high frequency power supplies has been studied.

In an industrial environment, it is proposed that such alternators. This paper discusses the use of low cost Del fino TMSFD development board- a dual CPU floating point D SP processor [11], for generating complex PWM signal commonly used in power. Fast dynamic response along with low cost and small size of DC-DC converters are responsible for their increasing use in renewable energy interface.

The Function of a Converter. More properly called a voltage converter, this electrical device actually changes the voltage (either AC or DC) of an electrical power are two types of voltage converters: step up converters (which increases voltage) and step down converters (which decreases voltage).The most common use of a converter is to a take relatively low.

Fig. summarizes the AC/DC conversion, and the role of power electronic converters is important. It can also be seen in Fig. that many DC loads or systems exist with a wide range of power ratings (e.g., from milliwatts to megawatts). Practically, the AC/DC converters can be categorized into (1) single-phase and (2) multi-phase.

This. Modular power electronic converters in the power range 1 to 10 kW of the development of next generation step-up dc–dc converters, this paper aims. Inductor alternators were heavily used in the s and 60s for medium to high frequency generation but have seen a vast decline in use towards the later part of this century.

Electric generator, any machine that converts mechanical energy to electricity for transmission and distribution over power lines to domestic, commercial, and industrial customers.

Generators also produce the electrical power required for automobiles, aircraft, ships, and. Until in the early s, automobiles used a DC generator called dynamo. The availability of affordable power diodes in the beginning of s paved the way for the widespread use of three-phase claw-pole alternators (or Lundell alternators) for the generation of electric power in motor vehicles.

Later, electronic ballasts became very popular with the development of low-cost power MOSFETs, with unique features that make them very attractive to implement solid-state ballasts. The main benefits of electronic ballasts are the increase in the lamp and ballast overall efficiency, increase in lamp life, reduction of ballast size and weight.

You can then use it as a three-phase motor, powered by the first alternator. Connect each of the three-phase line wires of the first alternator to the respective wires of the second alternator.

Connect the field wires of one alternator to a 6-volt battery. This alternator will be the generator. Wrap rope around the sheave in preparation to spin it. [4] and“A Novel Resonant Converter Topology and its Application” IEEE PESC pp [5] and“Cost Effective Resonant DC-DC Converter for Hi- Power and Wide Load Range Operation” IEEE ISIE pp   For large wind turbines, the power electronic system could be constructed with either a higher-voltage power electronic converter or a number of lower-voltage power electronic converters.

A comparative study has been conducted for a 6 MW wind turbine converter (Troedson and Desai, ). The results show that the multi-low voltage converter.

The bidirectional buck/boost converter, as shown in Fig.is widely used in industrial power flows from V a to V b, the converter operates as buck power flows from V b to V a, the converter operates as boost ed to the aforementioned unidirectional buck converter, a cascode GaN.

DC Link Capacitors Target IGBT-Based Converters in Traction Apps TDK's new B* series of EPCOS MKP dc link power capacitors is designed for voltages between and V dc. Both are energy storage devices which store energy, and also serve several functions in electrical and electronic circuits.

Differences between them are as follows: 1. Capacitor is a device having two conducting surfaces separated by dielectric, w. DC-DC converter, for use in standalone applications.

The duty-cycle is essentially kept constant, and is only varied for maximum power tracking and turbine speed / power limiting purposes. The SMR operates in to a fixed voltage source load, and has the ability to allow current and hence power to be drawn from the generator even at low.

The integrated bidirectional dc/dc converter assists the grid interface converter to track the charge/discharge power of the PHEV battery. In addition, while driving, the dc/dc converter provides a regulated dc link voltage to the motor drive and captures the braking energy during regenerative braking.

Dual Polarity 5 Volt Converter Using LM 9V DC Adapter With Battery Backup 3 Volts Car Adapter Using LTCT Adjustable 3 Ampere Regulator 78xx Voltage Regulators 12V Glow Plug Converter DC Control for Triacs DMM Fuse Protector Over-voltage Protection Floating 9V Supply For DVM Modules RS Voltage Regulator DC/DC Converter Low-Power.Star Delta Starter using Adjustable Electronic Timer for Low power Induction Motor: This project aims to provide cost-effective star delta starter for low power three phase induction motor in order to provide low voltage start.

This project uses timer in mono-stable mode which drives GTO (Gate Turn-Off) thyristors driver circuit so as to. Figure 2. AC to DC power conversion in an alternator. Admittedly, the thermal designs of these early alternators weren’t particularly taxing.

Since that time, though, there has been an ever-increasing demand for on-board electrical power from the alternator. When alternators first appeared in the ’s, power requirements were typically W.