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Model-Based Optimization of an LLC-Resonant DC-DC Converter

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Faculty Electronic Engineering and Technology, Technical University of Sofia, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Faculty of Applied Mathematics and Informatics, Technical University of Sofia, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Electronics 2019, 8(7), 799; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics8070799
Received: 10 June 2019 / Revised: 13 July 2019 / Accepted: 14 July 2019 / Published: 17 July 2019
(This article belongs to the Section Power Electronics)
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Abstract

The study presented in the paper is to guarantee the performance of the LLC DC-DC converter using model-based optimization. The primary scope of the study is to maintain the output parameters regardless of the variation of the values of the circuit elements. In engineering practice, it is known that any schematic element cannot be reproduced with an absolute accuracy of features. In addition, its main parameters change during operation due to changes in operating temperature, aging, operating modes and so on. Optimization procedures are a tool for finding the most appropriate values for circuit elements, with selected constraints, target functions and operating modes. In electronic converters, these are most often: minimal loss, maximum efficiency, the critical-aperiodic transition process, realization of certain dynamics, appropriate modes of operation and so on. The results obtained show that using the proposed approach produces more robustness to disturbances and tolerances, with improved dynamics and faster transient processes. On the other hand, the value of the circuit elements is smaller, and reliable operation of the protection and automatic regulation systems is achieved. View Full-Text
Keywords: LLC DC-DC converter; mathematical optimizations; modeling; guaranteed parameters; tolerance analysis LLC DC-DC converter; mathematical optimizations; modeling; guaranteed parameters; tolerance analysis
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Hinov, N.; Gilev, B.; Hranov, T. Model-Based Optimization of an LLC-Resonant DC-DC Converter. Electronics 2019, 8, 799.

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