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Title: Overview of the DC power conversion and distribution
Authors: Cheng, K. W. Eric
Subjects: Power converter
DC distribution
AC distribution
Motor drives
Alternative energy
Electric vehicle
Issue Date: Oct-2008
Publisher: Power Electronics Research Centre, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Source: Asian power electronics journal, Oct. 2008, v. 2, no. 2, p. 75-82.
Abstract: The DC distribution is discussed. A comparison of the DC distribution to conventional AC distribution has been made. The alternative method of high frequency AC distribution is addressed. DC distribution can often eliminate conversion stages. New methods of DC-DC power conversion have been reviewed. It can also facilitate the energy storage and enhance the reliability. Its application in electric vehicles is also described. Finally the future development of power electronics is highlighted.
Rights: Copyright © The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 2008
Type: Journal/Magazine Article
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