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For the power electronics devices with the insulated gate bipolar transistors, the thermal management is very important and necessary for the devices reliability. In this paper, power losses of the inverter were evaluated based on its electro-thermal model and control logic. Accordingly, its thermal management system using forced air cooling is designed and simulated. The transient temperature filed simulation results showed that the thermal management system is feasible and can guarantee the working temperature of the inverter. Experimental results were also obtained to verify the simulation results in this paper.
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2018, VOLUME 22, ISSUE Supplement 2, PAGES [S391 - S399]
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