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How do I calculate the dual active bridge efficiency and round trip efficiency. Thank you

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asked Feb 3 by josephs (12 points)

Hello,

Are you referring to the "Dual Active Bridge" demo model built into PLECS? If so, please refer to the model "Buck Converter with Thermal Model" to see how you can use the PLECS Probe component to monitor switching and conduction losses associated with the switches. Once you have set up your model to monitor all switch losses, you can determine the efficiency using a simple calculation of 1-Ptotal-losses/Pinput_power. This assumes one side of your system is delivering power, and the other side is consuming power. Of course, you can reconfigure the source and load to determine the losses and efficiency in the other direction after. Does this help answer your question?

Regards,

Kris

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