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DC–DC converters

Akram Ahamd Abu-aisheh*
Majd Ghazi Batarseh***    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT, USA**    Department of Electrical Engineering, Princess Sumaya University for Technology, Amman, Jordan

Abstract

Nonisolated switch-mode DC–DC converters are used in the design of different renewable energy systems. In photovoltaic solar energy systems, these converters are used to regulate and control the amplitude of the solar panel output voltage. There are three basic nonisolated switch-mode DC–DC converter topologies: step down (buck), step up (boost), and step up or down (buck–boost). For each of these converter topologies, the converter design and continuous conduction mode analysis ...

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