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Coupled-inductor magnetics in power electronics


Zhang, Zhe (1987) Coupled-inductor magnetics in power electronics. Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.


Leakages are inseparably associated with magnetic circuits and are always thought of in three different negative ways: either you have them and you don't want them (transformers), or you don't have them but want them (to limit transformer short circuit currents), or you have them and want them, but you don't have them in the right amount (coupled-inductor magnetic structures). The methods of how to introduce the leakages at appropriate places and in just the right amounts in coupled-inductor magnetic structures are presented here, in order to optimize the performance of switching dc-to-dc converters.

Item Type:Thesis (Dissertation (Ph.D.))
Subject Keywords:Circuit model; Leakage inductance; Reluctance model; Zero ripple
Degree Grantor:California Institute of Technology
Division:Engineering and Applied Science
Major Option:Electrical Engineering
Thesis Availability:Public (worldwide access)
Research Advisor(s):
  • Cuk, Slobodan (advisor)
  • Middlebrook, Robert David (co-advisor)
Thesis Committee:
  • Unknown, Unknown
Defense Date:7 October 1986
Record Number:CaltechETD:etd-03112008-080918
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Default Usage Policy:No commercial reproduction, distribution, display or performance rights in this work are provided.
ID Code:928
Deposited By: Imported from ETD-db
Deposited On:14 Mar 2008
Last Modified:01 Aug 2014 17:19

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