Evaluation of isolated DC/DC converter topologies for future HVDC aerospace microgrids

Tarisciotti, Luca and Costabeber, Alessando and Linglin, Chen and Walker, Adam and Galea, Michael (2017) Evaluation of isolated DC/DC converter topologies for future HVDC aerospace microgrids. In: 2017 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), 1-5 October 2017, Cincinnatti, Ohio, USA.

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Abstract

High performance power conversion equipment is currently gaining an increasing interest for aircraft applications. In particular, isolated bidirectional DC/DC converters are often proposed for modern HVDC aircraft distribution systems. For such reason an evaluation of several isolated DC/DC converter topology is carried out considering the proposed application, interfacing a 270V DC network with a 28V DC network. A trade off evaluation has been carried out for three different topologies and an experimental prototype has been manufactured for the selected conversion architecture. Simulation and experimental results are provided in order to validate the trade off and the design of the proposed converter.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: doi:10.1109/ECCE.2017.8096437
Keywords: DC/DC power conversion, Power Electronics, Dual Active Bridge, Active Clamp Active Bridge, More Electric Aircraft
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Depositing User: Burns, Rebecca
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2018 10:12
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2018 08:45
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/51079

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