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Digital Simulation of Closed Loop Controlled PFC Converter Fed DC Drive Using Simulink

R. Anushya, Dr.R. Raja Prabu


In this paper, a systematic review of bridgeless power factor correction (PFC) boost rectifier, also called dual boost PFC rectifier, is presented. Open loop and closed loop PFC converter fed DC drives are modeled. Simulation of Closed Loop Controlled bridgeless converter fed DC motor drive is presented and various performance characteristics are provided. This drive has advantages like reduced losses and improved power factor. The simulation results reveal a quantitative insight of the power losses in different topologies and also verify that this simulation approach is faster and more cost-effective than numerical calculation or experimental measurement approach.


Boost Converter, Diode, Power Factor Correction, Rectifier

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