The papers in this special section focus on predictive control in power converters and electrical drives. With the fast microcontrollers available today, applications of predictive control in power converters and electrical drives are a very powerful and attractive alternative to classical controllers. The use of predictive control offers a number of advantages: very intuitive approach, no need for linear controllers and modulators, easy inclusion of nonlinearities and restrictions, etc. However, predictive control schemes in power converters and electrical drives have not yet been implemented in industrial applications. Nevertheless, after some further progress, it can be expected that the advantages of predictive algorithms will lead to an increased number of industrial applications in the future.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Control and Systems Engineering
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering