Step-Up Multi-input DC–DC Converter for Hybrid Electric Vehicles Application

International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
© 2020 by SSRG - IJEEE Journal
Volume 7 Issue 7
Year of Publication : 2020
Authors : Snehal Uphade, V.R Aranke
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Snehal Uphade, V.R Aranke, "Step-Up Multi-input DC–DC Converter for Hybrid Electric Vehicles Application," SSRG International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, vol. 7,  no. 7, pp. 35-40, 2020. Crossref,


A multi input bidirectional DC-DC converter (MIBC) is proposed to integrate various DC sources with different voltage levels with bidirectional power flow capability. The structure of multi input bidirectional DC-DC converter simpler to design compare with single input converters. The FC is considered as the main power supply, and roof-top PV is employed to charge the battery, increase the efficiency, and reduce fuel economy. The converter has the capability of providing the demanded power by load in absence of one or two resources. The voltage from the photo voltaic(PV) cells is fed to the cuk converter to step up the voltage before feeding to inverter providing the power to propulsion of three phase induction motor. The multi input bidirectional
converter can deal with ultra-capacitor and battery individually or simultaneously with proper control mechanism. The proposed circuit is validated through the simulation results presented in the paper.


Hybrid Electric Vehicle, DC-DC Converter, ultra-capacitor etc


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