Current Control of a Seven-Level Voltage Source Inverter

Ahoora Bahrami, Mehdi Narimani, Margarita Norambuena, Jose Rodriguez

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Resumen

Demanding higher power, higher power quality, lower switching loss, and eliminating interface transformers in industrial applications caused significant attention toward multilevel converters. This paper presents current control of a seven-level topology for medium-voltage high-power applications. This topology has fewer active switches and components, and less control complexity in comparison to the other existing classic and advanced seven-level topologies. A comprehensive review has been done on seven-level topologies to demonstrate the advantages of this topology in this paper. A control method based on model predictive control (MPC) is developed to balance the flying capacitors of this topology at their desired values and control the output currents without the need of pulsewidth modulation blocks, and proportional-integral (PI) controllers, which is the advantage of MPC in power electronics applications. In order to evaluate the performance of the seven-level topology and the developed control method effectiveness, experimental results are shown for different conditions, which demonstrate the feasibility of the seven-level topology and the developed control technique.

Idioma originalEnglish
Número de artículo8752380
Páginas (desde-hasta)2308-2316
Número de páginas9
PublicaciónIEEE Transactions on Power Electronics
Volumen35
N.º3
DOI
EstadoPublished - mar 2020

Huella dactilar

Electric current control
Topology
Electric potential
Model predictive control
Power quality
Power electronics
Industrial applications
Capacitors
Switches
Modulation
Controllers

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Bahrami, Ahoora ; Narimani, Mehdi ; Norambuena, Margarita ; Rodriguez, Jose. / Current Control of a Seven-Level Voltage Source Inverter. En: IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. 2020 ; Vol. 35, N.º 3. pp. 2308-2316.
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Current Control of a Seven-Level Voltage Source Inverter. / Bahrami, Ahoora; Narimani, Mehdi; Norambuena, Margarita; Rodriguez, Jose.

En: IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 35, N.º 3, 8752380, 03.2020, p. 2308-2316.

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