1. Title

 2. Acknowledgment

 3. OUTLINE

 4. Why Simulation

 5.  Desired Simulator’s Features for Power Electronics Systems

 6. Tasks Requirements

 7. Modern Simulators

 8. PSPICE – The Physical Simulator

 9. Working with PSPICE

10. PSPICE Convergence Problems

11. AEi Power IC Library

12. ICAP/4 –  MICROCAP The SPICE “Me-Too” Simulators

13. PSIM -The Switching Circuit Simulator

14. PSIM AC Model

15. Simplorer - The “Switch-Mode Systems” Simulator

16. Simulation example

17. PLECS – The MATLAB Plug-In

18. PLECS Circuit as a Simulink Block

19. Benchmark

20. PSPICE cycle-by-cycle model

21. PSIM Flyback cycle-by-cycle model

22. PSIM   DCM cycle-by-cycle simulation results

23. PSPICE vs. PSIM Flyback cycle-by-cycle simulation results

24. PSPICE vs. PSIM Flyback cycle-by-cycle simulation results

25. Small Signal (AC) Analysis

26. Power-Stage small signal transfer function By injection of sinusoidal perturbation

27. Flyback Average Model - PSPICE

28. PSIM vs. PSPICE AC Comparison

29. Simplorer Flyback cycle-by-cycle model and simulation results

30. PLECS Flyback cycle-by-cycle model and simulation results

31. Comparison Table

32. Recent Simulation Techniques  Developed at BGU

33. Simulation of Non-Linear Elements Inductor Example

34. Non-Linear Inductor Model

35. Self Oscillating Converter

36. Simulation of Self-Oscillating Converter

37. Comparison Simulation vs. Experiment Results

38. Extended Average Model of PWM Converters

39. The Generic Switch Inductor Model (GSIM)

40. The GSIM with Losses

41. Slide 41

42. Average Modeling – effect of losses

43. PSPICE Optimization Tool

44. Optimization tool (PSPICE) Example

45. Optimization tool (PSPICE)

46. Optimization Results (PSPICE)

47. Envelope Simulation for Power System  Driven by a Modulated Signal

48. Envelop Simulation

49. A Primer to Envelope Simulation

50. Steps in SPICE-Based Envelope Simulation

51. Splitting the Network  into Two Cross-Coupled Components - Imaginary and Real

52. Example: Piezoelectric Transformer Driven by FM Signal (SPICE)

53. Linear Equivalent Circuit

54. Example: Piezoelectric Transformer Driven by FM Signal (SPICE)

55. Linear Equivalent Circuit

56. Results of Full and Envelope Transient Simulations

57. Results: Piezoelectric Transformer  Driven by FM signal (AC and Point-by-Point)  for Different Carrier Frequencies

58. Thank You for Your Attention