Journal of Applied Nonlinear Dynamics
Voltage Synchronization in Arrays of Fractionalorder Energy Storage Elements
Journal of Applied Nonlinear Dynamics 6(2) (2017) 193223  DOI:10.5890/JAND.2017.06.006
Tom T. Hartley
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Akron, Akron, OH 443253904, USA
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Abstract
In this paper, the balancing of a collection of electric energy storage devices is considered. Specific devices discussed are capacitors, supercapacitors, and batteries. The balancing problem is formulated as a complex network with dynamic nodes. The connection problem is approached from a graph theory viewpoint and solved by using homogeneous or entangled graphs. The utility of this approach is demonstrated with several examples
Acknowledgments
The author wishes to acknowledge conversations with Carl Lorenzo at NASA Glenn Research Center, particularly for encouraging the applications of graph theory.
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