Performance Evaluation of a Cûk Converter in DC/DC Conversion System and Performance Improvement by Stage Cascading Technique

Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2019     |     PP. 1-9      |     PDF (968 K)    |     Pub. Date: April 6, 2019
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Author(s)

M Mahbubur Rahman, Dept of EECE, Military Institute of Science and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Abdullah Al Masud, Dept of ECE, KUET, Khulna-9100, Bangladesh

Abstract
Normally the Cûk converter is used as DC/DC converter that has two types of output voltages in magnitude that is; the output is either greater than or less than the input voltage magnitude. The basic construction of a Cûk converter is essentially a boost converter followed by a buck converter coupled by a capacitor. Unlike buck-boost converter the energy delivered by a Cûk converter is stable, easily attainable to the desired level and energy efficient. In this paper, the performance of a Cûk converter is investigated and shown that the performance can be significantly improved by two or more stage cascading.

Keywords
Cûk converter, Cascading, Buck-boost, MOSFET etc.

Cite this paper
M Mahbubur Rahman, Abdullah Al Masud, Performance Evaluation of a Cûk Converter in DC/DC Conversion System and Performance Improvement by Stage Cascading Technique , SCIREA Journal of Electrical Engineering. Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2019 | PP. 1-9.

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