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Switching Flow-Graph nonlinear modeling technique

Smedley, Keyue and Ćuk, Slobodan (1994) Switching Flow-Graph nonlinear modeling technique. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 9 (4). pp. 405-413. ISSN 0885-8993.

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A unified graphical modeling technique, “Switching Flow-Graph” is developed to study the nonlinear dynamic behavior of pulse-width-modulated (PWM) switching converters. Switching converters are variable structure systems with linear subsystems. Each subsystem can be represented by a flow-graph. The Switching Flow-Graph is obtained by combining the flowgraphs of the subsystems through the use of switching branches. The Switching Flow-Graph model is easy to derive, and it provides a visual representation of a switching converter system. Experiments demonstrate that the Switching Flow-Graph model has very good accuracy.

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Additional Information:© Copyright 1994 IEEE. Reprinted with permission. Manuscript received March 17, 1993; revised April 18, 1994.
Subject Keywords:computer graphics, graph theory, nonlinear systems, power converters, power engineering computing, pulse width modulation, switching circuits, variable structure systems
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