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Guide to Modeling and Simulation

  • Alhussein AlbarbarEmail author
  • Canras Batunlu
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Abstract

In this chapter, a step-by-step guide for simulation and models used in this book is explained. Finite element models using COMSOL and MATLAB/Simulink codes’ writing procedures are outlined in easy to follow points. Those include thermal model of a single switch power module, thermomechanical model of a dual power modules and a single-switch discrete switching devices. Modeling of wind and solar renewable energy systems, using MATLAB/Simulink, with thermal characterisation of the associated power electronic devices are also explained.

Keywords

Modeling using COMSOL MATLAB and Simulink Thermal and mechanical modeling 

References

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    Dynex Power Semiconductors, DIM1200ASM45 DATASHEET, (2013). Available: http://www.dynexpowersemiconductors.com/product-area/igbt-modules
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© Springer International Publishing AG 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of EngineeringThe Manchester Metropolitan UniversityManchesterUnited Kingdom

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