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Simulation of Power Electronics Converters Using PLECS® - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128173640, 9780128173657

Simulation of Power Electronics Converters Using PLECS®

1st Edition

Authors: Farzin Asadi Kei Eguchi
Paperback ISBN: 9780128173640
eBook ISBN: 9780128173657
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 8th November 2019
Page Count: 566
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Simulation of Power Electronics Converters Using PLECS® is a guide to simulating a power electronics circuit using the latest powerful software for power electronics circuit simulation purposes. This book assists engineers gain an increased understanding of circuit operation so they can, for a given set of specifications, choose a topology, select appropriate circuit component types and values, estimate circuit performance, and complete the design by ensuring that the circuit performance will meet specifications even with the anticipated variations in operating conditions and circuit component values.

This book covers the fundamentals of power electronics converter simulation, along with an analysis of power electronics converters using PLECS. It concludes with real-world simulation examples for applied content, making this book useful for all those in the electrical and electronic engineering field.

Key Features

  • Contains unique examples on the simulation of power electronics converters using PLECS®
  • Includes explanations and guidance on all included simulations for re-doing the simulations
  • Incorporates analysis and design for rapidly creating power electronics circuits with high accuracy


Graduates and researchers (electrical engineering, electronics engineering, mechatronics engineering, robotic engineering), and design engineers (i.e. power electronics engineers)

Table of Contents

1. Brief Introduction to PLECS
2. Basics of Circuit Simulation with PLECS
3. Basics of Power Electronic Circuits Simulation with PLECS4. Simulink® Version of PLECS®
5. Thermal Analysis of Power Electronics Converters with PLECS
6. Extraction of Power Electronics Converters Uncertainties with PLECS®
7. Simulation of Magnetic Circuits in PLECS
8. Fundamental Concepts of Power Electronic Circuits

A. F4-50R06W1E IGBT Module Datasheet
B. Reading the Graphs Using Online Tools


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About the Authors

Farzin Asadi

Kei Eguchi

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