Power Electronics Modeling Simplified using PSpice (Release 9)

by N. Mohan
 

Table of Contents

Execution times listed with each simulation are in seconds, using a 500-MHz PC.

Section 1  Line-Frequency Diode Rectifiers

  1. Basic Concepts in Diode Rectification  (1s)

  2. Basic Concept of Current Commutation in Rectifiers  (1s)

  3. 1-phase Diode Bridge Rectifiers  (2s)

  4. 1-phase Voltage-Doubler Rectifiers  (1s)

  5. Mid-Point Rectifier  (1s)

  6. Current in the Neutral Wire due to power electronic loads  (2s)

  7. 3-phase Diode Bridge Rectifiers  (1s)

Section 2  Line-Frequency Phase-Controlled Converters

  1. Basic Concepts in Thyristor Converters  (2s)

  2. 1-phase Thyristor Rectifier Bridge  (3s)

  3. 1-Phase Half-Controlled Bridge Rectifier  (3s)

  4. 1-phase Thyristor Inverters  (3s)

  5. Basic Concepts in 3-Phase Thyristor Converters  (4s)

  6. 3-phase Thyristor Rectifier Bridge  (4s)

  7. 3-Phase Half-Controlled Bridge Rectifier  (2s)

  8. 3-phase Thyristor Inverter  (4s)

Section 3  DC-to-DC Switch-Mode Converters

  1. Switch-Mode Power Electronics Principles (4s)

  2. Step-down (Buck) dc-dc Converter  (3s)

  3. Step-up (Boost) dc-dc Converter  (14s)

  4. Step-down/up (Buck-Boost) dc-dc Converter  (21s)

  5. Step-down (Buck) dc-dc Converter using AVERAGE Model  (1s)

  6. Step-down (Buck) dc-dc Converter in cont./discontinuous modes (1s)

  7. Step-up (Boost) dc-dc Converter using AVERAGE Model  (2s)

  8. Step-up (Boost) dc-dc Converter in cont./discontinuous modes (1s)

  9. Step-down/up (Buck-Boost) dc-dc Converter using AVERAGE Model  (2s)

  10. Step-down/up (Buck-Boost) dc-dc Converter in cont./discontinuous modes (1s)

  11. SEPIC dc-dc Converter  (11s)

  12.  Cuk dc-dc Converter  (21s)

  13. 2-Quadrant dc-dc Converter  (1s)

  14. Full-bridge, bipolar-voltage-switching dc-dc Converter  (4s)

  15. Full-bridge, unipolar-voltage-switching dc-dc Converter  (16s)

Section 4  Switch-Mode DC-to-Sinusoidal  Inverters

  1. PWM, bipolar-voltage-switching, 1-phase  (4s)

  2. PWM, unipolar-voltage-switching, 1-phase  (8s)

  3. PWM, unipolar-voltage-switching, 1-phase, AVERAGE Model (4s)

  4. Square-Wave, 1-phase  (3s)

  5. Voltage-Cancellation Control, 1-phase  (3s)

  6. PWM Inverter, 3-phase  (12s)

  7. PWM Inverter, 3-phase, AVERAGE Model  (4s)

  8. PWM Inverter, 3-phase, with a Three-Phase Rectifier Input  (71s)

  9. Square-Wave Inverter, 3-phase  (2s)

  10. Current-Regulated Inverter, 3-phase  (21s)

  11. Programmed-Harmonic-Elimination Inverter, 3-phase  (8s)

  12. Effect of Blanking Time in PWM Inverter  (3s)

Section 5  Soft-Switching Converters:  Zero Voltage/Current Switching

  1. Basic Concepts in Resonant Converters Operating Below the Resonant Frequency  (1s)

  2. Basic Concepts in Resonant Converters Operating Above the Resonant Frequency  (2s)

  3. Series-Loaded Resonant Converters, Discontinuous Conduction Mode of Operation  (10s)

  4. Series-Loaded Resonant dc-dc  Converters Operating Below the Resonant Frequency  (2s)

  5. Series-Loaded Resonant dc-dc Converters Operating Above the Resonant frequency  (2s)

  6. Parallel-Loaded Resonant dc-dc Converter in Discontinuous-Conduction Mode  (3s)

  7. Parallel-Loaded Resonant dc-dc Converter Operating Below the Resonant Frequency  (2s)

  8. Parallel-Loaded Resonant dc-dc Converter Operating Above the Resonant Frequency  (2s)

  9. Current-Source, Parallel-Resonant  Inverters for Induction Heating  (1s)

  10. Basic Oscillating Circuits  (1s)

  11. Class-E Converter  (1s)

  12. Zero-Current Switching, Quasi-Resonant Buck Converter  (1s)

  13. Zero-Current Switching, Quasi-Resonant Boost Converter  (1s)

  14. Basic Concepts in Zero-Voltage Switching  (1s)

  15. Zero-Voltage Switching, Clamped-Voltage (Resonant Transition) Converter  (1s)

  16. Zero-Voltage Switching, Phase-Modulated Full-Bridge Converter  (1s)

  17. Zero-Voltage Switching, Buck dc-dc Converter  (1s)

Section 6  Switch-Mode DC Power Supplies with Isolation

  1. Flyback Converters  (10s)

  2. Flyback Converters in Parallel  (3s)

  3. Forward Converters  (1s)

  4. Two-Switch Forward Converter (1s)

  5. Forward Converters in Parallel  (2s)

  6. Full-bridge, Transformer-Isolated Converters  (14s)

  7. Current-Source dc-dc Converters  (5s)

  8. Designing Voltage-Mode Feedback Controller in a Forward Converter  (7s)

  9. Forward Converter: Voltage-Mode Controlled  (7s)

  10. Voltage-Mode Controlled Forward Converter: Small-Signal Transfer Functions  (1s)

  11. Slope Compensation in Current-Mode Control  (2s)

  12. Designing Current-Mode Feedback Controller in a Forward Converter  (11s)

  13. Flyback Converter in Discontinuous-Conduction Mode - Voltage-Mode Controller  (1s)

  14. Designing Voltage-Mode Feedback Controller in a Flyback Converter  (6s)

  15. Flyback Converter: Voltage-Mode Controlled  (32s)

  16. Designing Current-Mode Feedback Controller in a Flyback Converter  (72s)

  17. Ripple in the output voltage due to the filter-capacitor ESR  (25s)

Section 7  DC-Motor Drives

  1. Ripple in the Armature Current  (4s)

  2. DC Motor AVERAGE Model  (1s)

  3. DC Motor: Torque Control (1s)

  4. DC Motor: Torque Control with Anti-Windup PI (1s)

  5. DC Motor: Speed Control with internal Torque Loop (1s)

  6. DC Motor: Position Control with cascaded loops          (1s)

Section 8  Induction-Motor Drives

  1. Vector-Controlled Induction Motor Drive (4s)

  2. Effect of De-tuning in Vector-Controlled Drives (1s)

Section 9  Electric Utility Applications

  1. Thyristor-Controlled Inductors for Static var Control, 1-phase  (42s)

  2. Thyristor-Controlled Inductors for Static  var Control, 3-phase  (3s)

  3. Switch-mode  Static var Control  (40s)

  4. High Frequency Interconnection of Photovoltaic Arrays  (27s)

  5. 1-Phase Active Filter  (8s)

Section 10  Power-Factor-Correction Circuits (PFCs)

  1. 1-Phase, Sinusoidal-Current Rectification at unity power factor  (31s)

  2. 1-Phase, Sinusoidal-Current Rectification using an ac switch  (12s)

  3. PFC controlled with internal current loop (22s)

  4. Two PFCs interleaved, operating in current mode (26s)

  5. Three-Phase PFC (161s)

  6. Switch-mode Interface for a bi-directional power flow, 1-phase  (14s)

  7. Switch-mode Interface for a bi-directional power flow, 3-phase  (75s)

Section 11  Semiconductor Devices

  1. Diode switching characteristics  (1s)

  2. Power MOSFET switching characteristics  (2s)

  3. MOSFET switching characteristics under zero-voltage switching (3)

  4. IGBT Switching Characteristics  (2s)

Section 12  Snubber Design

  1. Diode Snubbers  (2s)

  2. Thyristor Snubbers  (5s)

  3. BJT Snubbers  (1s)

Power Electronics Libraries PE_LIB1 and PE_LIB2

Components in these libraries of symbols are specially designed for simulation of power electronic circuits and controllers.  These libraries consist of the following components:

Diodes, Switches and SCRs: diode, V-SWITCH, Pwr-Switch, SCR, DB_Load, Two_Port, AVG_2Port

Transformers: Trans_Ideal, XFRM_CT, XFRM_3W, XFRM_4W

Isolated DC-DC Converters: FLYBACK_Module, FORWARD_Module

Controllers: Thy_trig, PWM_ST, PWM_Tri, PWM_Sig, PWM_Blanking, CompHys, CompHys_Soft, First_Order, Type_Two, PWM_Tri_3PH

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