# Fundamentals of Power Electronics by Robert W. Erickson

By Robert W. Erickson

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Fundamentals of Power Electronics

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An equivalent form is obtained by dividing both sides of Eq. 20) The right-hand side of Eq. 20) is recognized as the average value, or de component, of vL (t). 20) states that, in equilibrium, the applied inductor voltage must have zero de component. The inductor voltage waveform of Fig. 9 is reproduced in Fig. 12, with the area under the vL (t) curve specifically identified. 24) Solution for V yields which coincides with the result obtained previously, Eq. 3). So the principle of inductor volt-second balance allows us to derive an expression for the de component of the converter output voltage.

This will allow us to determine the converter voltages, currents, and efficiency using well-known techniques of circuit analysis. In the previous section, we used the principles of inductor volt-second balance and capacitor charge balance to write Eqs. 15) Steady-State Equimlent Circuit Modeling, Losses, and Efficiency 47 D'V Fig. 10 Circuit whose loop equation is identical to Eq. 16), obtained by equating the average inductor voltage ( vL) to zero. These equations state that the de components of the inductor voltage and capacitor current are equal to zero.

In steady state, the average current applied to a capacitor must be zero. By knowledge of the slopes of the inductor current and capacitor voltage waveforms, the ac switching ripple magnitudes may be computed. Inductance and capacitance values can then be chosen to obtain desired ripple magnitudes. In converters containing multiple-pole filters, continuous (nonpulsating) voltages and currents are applied to one or more of the inductors or capacitors. Computation of the ac switching ripple in these elements can be done using capacitor charge and/or inductor flux-linkage arguments, without use of the small-ripple approximation.