Expandable N-Legged Converter for Dynamic Wireless Power Transfer

Farzad Farajizadeh, Mahinda Vilathgamuwa, Prasad Jayathurathnage, Gerard Ledwich

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Abstract

In this paper, a new method for dynamic wireless power transfer is presented. It is proposed that to reduce the size and weight of the pickup which is fixed on the bottom side of the electric vehicle chassis, and to increase the efficiency, a multi transmitter wireless power transfer system driven by an expandable N-Legged Converter (NLC) can be used. Along with these features, a uniform transferred power and efficiency profiles, simplicity of the converter and its modulation method are other remarkable features of this method. To show the feasibility of the proposed method, magnetics of the system is simulated in Maxwell and the converter is modelled in MATLAB.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - 2018 IEEE 18th International Conference on Power Electronics and Motion Control, PEMC 2018
PublisherIEEE
Pages115-120
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781538641989
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 3 Nov 2018
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventIEEE International Conference on Power Electronics and Motion Control - Budapest, Hungary
Duration: 26 Aug 201830 Aug 2018
Conference number: 18

Publication series

NameInternational Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference
ISSN (Electronic)2473-0165

Conference

ConferenceIEEE International Conference on Power Electronics and Motion Control
Abbreviated titlePEMC
CountryHungary
CityBudapest
Period26/08/201830/08/2018

Keywords

  • Dynamic Wireless Power Transfer
  • Maximum Transferred Power
  • Maximum Transferred-Power Efficiency
  • Segmented Transmitters

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