Simulation Table of Contents

Power Electronics Modeling Simplified using PSpice™ (Release 9) 
by N. Mohan 

Table of Contents

Execution times listed with each simulation are in seconds, using a 500-MHz PC.

Section 1 Line-Frequency Diode Rectifiers
  1. Basic Concepts in Diode Rectification (1s) 
  2. Basic Concept of Current Commutation in Rectifiers (1s) 
  3. 1-phase Diode Bridge Rectifiers (2s) 
  4. 1-phase Voltage-Doubler Rectifiers (1s) 
  5. Mid-Point Rectifier (1s) 
  6. Current in the Neutral Wire due to power electronic loads (2s) 
  7. 3-phase Diode Bridge Rectifiers (1s) 

Section 2 Line-Frequency Phase-Controlled Converters
  1. Basic Concepts in Thyristor Converters (2s) 
  2. 1-phase Thyristor Rectifier Bridge (3s) 
  3. 1-Phase Half-Controlled Bridge Rectifier (3s) 
  4. 1-phase Thyristor Inverters (3s) 
  5. Basic Concepts in 3-Phase Thyristor Converters (4s) 
  6. 3-phase Thyristor Rectifier Bridge (4s) 
  7. 3-Phase Half-Controlled Bridge Rectifier (2s) 
  8. 3-phase Thyristor Inverter (4s) 

Section 3 DC-to-DC Switch-Mode Converters
  1. Switch-Mode Power Electronics Principles (4s) 
  2. Step-down (Buck) dc-dc Converter (3s) 
  3. Step-up (Boost) dc-dc Converter (14s) 
  4. Step-down/up (Buck-Boost) dc-dc Converter (21s) 
  5. Step-down (Buck) dc-dc Converter using AVERAGE Model (1s) 
  6. Step-down (Buck) dc-dc Converter in cont./discontinuous modes (1s) 
  7. Step-up (Boost) dc-dc Converter using AVERAGE Model (2s) 
  8. Step-up (Boost) dc-dc Converter in cont./discontinuous modes (1s) 
  9. Step-down/up (Buck-Boost) dc-dc Converter using AVERAGE Model (2s) 
  10. Step-down/up (Buck-Boost) dc-dc Converter in cont./discontinuous modes (1s) 
  11. SEPIC dc-dc Converter (11s) 
  12. Cuk dc-dc Converter (21s) 
  13. 2-Quadrant dc-dc Converter (1s) 
  14. Full-bridge, bipolar-voltage-switching dc-dc Converter (4s) 
  15. Full-bridge, unipolar-voltage-switching dc-dc Converter (16s) 
Section 4 Switch-Mode DC-to-Sinusoidal Inverters
  1. PWM, bipolar-voltage-switching, 1-phase (4s) 
  2. PWM, unipolar-voltage-switching, 1-phase (8s) 
  3. PWM, unipolar-voltage-switching, 1-phase, AVERAGE Model (4s) 
  4. Square-Wave, 1-phase (3s) 
  5. Voltage-Cancellation Control, 1-phase (3s)
  6. PWM Inverter, 3-phase (12s) 
  7. PWM Inverter, 3-phase, AVERAGE Model (4s) 
  8. PWM Inverter, 3-phase, with a Three-Phase Rectifier Input (71s) 
  9. Square-Wave Inverter, 3-phase (2s) 
  10. Current-Regulated Inverter, 3-phase (21s) 
  11. Programmed-Harmonic-Elimination Inverter, 3-phase (8s) 
  12. Effect of Blanking Time in PWM Inverter (3s) 
Section 5 Soft-Switching Converters: Zero Voltage/Current Switching 
  1. Basic Concepts in Resonant Converters Operating Below the Resonant Frequency (1s) 
  2. Basic Concepts in Resonant Converters Operating Above the Resonant Frequency (2s) 
  3. Series-Loaded Resonant Converters, Discontinuous Conduction Mode of Operation (10s) 
  4. Series-Loaded Resonant dc-dc Converters Operating Below the Resonant Frequency (2s) 
  5. Series-Loaded Resonant dc-dc Converters Operating Above the Resonant frequency (2s) 
  6. Parallel-Loaded Resonant dc-dc Converter in Discontinuous-Conduction Mode (3s) 
  7. Parallel-Loaded Resonant dc-dc Converter Operating Below the Resonant Frequency (2s) 
  8. Parallel-Loaded Resonant dc-dc Converter Operating Above the Resonant Frequency (2s) 
  9. Current-Source, Parallel-Resonant Inverters for Induction Heating (1s) 
  10. Basic Oscillating Circuits (1s) 
  11. Class-E Converter (1s) 
  12. Zero-Current Switching, Quasi-Resonant Buck Converter (1s) 
  13. Zero-Current Switching, Quasi-Resonant Boost Converter (1s) 
  14. Basic Concepts in Zero-Voltage Switching (1s) 
  15. Zero-Voltage Switching, Clamped-Voltage (Resonant Transition) Converter (1s) 
  16. Zero-Voltage Switching, Phase-Modulated Full-Bridge Converter (1s) 
  17. Zero-Voltage Switching, Buck dc-dc Converter (1s) 
Section 6 Switch-Mode DC Power Supplies with Isolation
  1. Flyback Converters (10s) 
  2. Flyback Converters in Parallel (3s) 
  3. Forward Converters (1s) 
  4. Two-Switch Forward Converter (1s) 
  5. Forward Converters in Parallel (2s) 
  6. Full-bridge, Transformer-Isolated Converters (14s) 
  7. Current-Source dc-dc Converters (5s) 
  8. Designing Voltage-Mode Feedback Controller in a Forward Converter (7s) 
  9. Forward Converter: Voltage-Mode Controlled (7s) 
  10. Voltage-Mode Controlled Forward Converter: Small-Signal Transfer Functions (1s) 
  11. Slope Compensation in Current-Mode Control (2s) 
  12. Designing Current-Mode Feedback Controller in a Forward Converter (11s) 
  13. Flyback Converter in Discontinuous-Conduction Mode - Voltage-Mode Controller (1s) 
  14. Designing Voltage-Mode Feedback Controller in a Flyback Converter (6s) 
  15. Flyback Converter: Voltage-Mode Controlled (32s) 
  16. Designing Current-Mode Feedback Controller in a Flyback Converter (72s) 
  17. Ripple in the output voltage due to the filter-capacitor ESR (25s) 
Section 7 DC-Motor Drives
  1. Ripple in the Armature Current (4s) 
  2. DC Motor AVERAGE Model (1s) 
  3. DC Motor: Torque Control (1s) 
  4. DC Motor: Torque Control with Anti-Windup PI (1s) 
  5. DC Motor: Speed Control with internal Torque Loop (1s) 
  6. DC Motor: Position Control with cascaded loops (1s) 
Section 8 Induction-Motor Drives
  1. Vector-Controlled Induction Motor Drive (4s) 
  2. Effect of De-tuning in Vector-Controlled Drives (1s) 
Section 9 Electric Utility Applications
  1. Thyristor-Controlled Inductors for Static var Control, 1-phase (42s) 
  2. Thyristor-Controlled Inductors for Static var Control, 3-phase (3s) 
  3. Switch-mode Static var Control (40s) 
  4. High Frequency Interconnection of Photovoltaic Arrays (27s) 
  5. 1-Phase Active Filter (8s) 
Section 10 Power-Factor-Correction Circuits (PFCs)
  1. 1-Phase, Sinusoidal-Current Rectification at unity power factor (31s) 
  2. 1-Phase, Sinusoidal-Current Rectification using an ac switch (12s) 
  3. PFC controlled with internal current loop (22s) 
  4. Two PFCs interleaved, operating in current mode (26s) 
  5. Three-Phase PFC (161s) 
  6. Switch-mode Interface for a bi-directional power flow, 1-phase (14s) 
  7. Switch-mode Interface for a bi-directional power flow, 3-phase (75s) 
Section 11 Semiconductor Devices 
  1. Diode switching characteristics (1s) 
  2. Power MOSFET switching characteristics (2s) 
  3. MOSFET switching characteristics under zero-voltage switching (3) 
  4. IGBT Switching Characteristics (2s) 
Section 12 Snubber Design
  1. Diode Snubbers (2s) 
  2. Thyristor Snubbers (5s) 
  3.  BJT Snubbers (1s) 
Power Electronics Libraries PE_LIB1 and PE_LIB2 

Components in these libraries of symbols are specially designed for simulation of power electronic circuits and controllers. These libraries consist of the following components:

Diodes, Switches and SCRs: diode, V-SWITCH, Pwr-Switch, SCR, DB_Load, Two_Port, AVG_2Port

Transformers: Trans_Ideal, XFRM_CT, XFRM_3W, XFRM_4W

Isolated DC-DC Converters: FLYBACK_Module, FORWARD_Module

Controllers: Thy_trig, PWM_ST, PWM_Tri, PWM_Sig, PWM_Blanking, CompHys, CompHys_Soft, First_Order, Type_Two, PWM_Tri_3PH

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