Full Analytical Topology-Device Selection and Multi-objective Optimization of a 27 kVA Aircraft Inverter

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This paper demonstrates a topology-device selection and multi-objective optimization tool for a 350 V dc, 27 kVA aircraft inverter system. The design space is generated with the topology-device combination as the primary variable and the switching frequency as the secondary variable, which considers two-level vs. three-level topologies and Silicon (Si) vs. Silicon Carbide (SiC) devices. The proposed optimization tool conducts automated design of each component and estimation of their performances regarding power loss and volume/weight through a holistic approach, which bases on full analytical models that have been derived in literature and those with latest development. The proposed tool can rapidly and accurately show the multi-objective design trade-offs and inform the optimal design choices.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2021 IEEE Design Methodologies Conference (DMC)
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-6654-0301-6
Publication statusPublished - 6 Sep 2021
Event2021 IEEE Design Methodologies Conference (DMC) - Bath, United Kingdom
Duration: 14 Jul 202015 Jul 2021


Conference2021 IEEE Design Methodologies Conference (DMC)
Abbreviated titleDMC
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom

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  • optimization
  • analytical
  • Silicon Carbide devices
  • three-level converter
  • aircraft
  • Analytical models
  • Silicon carbide
  • Switching frequency
  • Prototypes
  • tools
  • inverters
  • silicon


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