Title

DC Distribution Systems - An Overview

Abstract

This paper examines the existing and future dc distribution systems which has wide range of applications in data centers, telecommunication systems, residential homes, space crafts, electric vehicles, and aircrafts. The advantages and disadvantages of a dc distribution system are compared against their ac counterpart. Several dc distribution architectures are presented. Dc distribution systems are discussed from the cost, reliability, efficiency, and safety standpoints.

Meeting Name

3rd International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (2014: Oct. 19-22, Milwaukee, WI)

Department(s)

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Keywords and Phrases

Electric Power Distribution; Local Area Networks; Data Centers; DC Distribution; DC Distribution System; Residential Homes; DC Power Transmission

International Standard Book Number (ISBN)

9781479937950

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

Document Version

Citation

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 2014 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), All rights reserved.

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