Model predictive control for cascaded H-bridge multilevel inverters with even power distribution

Alan Wilson, Patricio Cortés, Samir Kouro, José Rodríguez, Haitham Abu-Rub

Resultado de la investigación: Conference contribution

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Resumen

Cascaded H-bridge inverters are commonly controlled using linear control and Phase Shifted Pulse Width Modulation, since it allows an even power distribution among the cells, which reduces the harmonic distortion by means of isolation phase-shifted transformers. Recently, predictive control schemes for power electronic converters have been developed, featuring its simplicity, flexibility using different control objectives and an improved dynamic performance. However, for multilevel inverters, high amount of calculations is needed in order to make predictions, making difficult the implementation of this control strategy in a standard control platform. This paper proposes a modified predictive control algorithm for a Cascaded H-Bridge inverter that considerably reduces the number of calculations for the load current control, while improves the power distribution among all cells of the converter and, consequently, the harmonic quality of the input current. Simulation results are presented to validate the proposed method.

Idioma originalEnglish
Título de la publicación alojadaProceedings - ICIT 2010
Páginas1271-1276
Número de páginas6
DOI
EstadoPublished - 2010
EventoIEEE-ICIT 2010 International Conference on Industrial Technology, ICIT 2010 - Vina del Mar, Chile
Duración: 14 mar 201017 mar 2010

Other

OtherIEEE-ICIT 2010 International Conference on Industrial Technology, ICIT 2010
PaísChile
CiudadVina del Mar
Período14/03/1017/03/10

Huella dactilar

Model predictive control
Harmonic distortion
Electric current control
Power electronics
Pulse width modulation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Wilson, A., Cortés, P., Kouro, S., Rodríguez, J., & Abu-Rub, H. (2010). Model predictive control for cascaded H-bridge multilevel inverters with even power distribution. En Proceedings - ICIT 2010 (pp. 1271-1276). [5472625] https://doi.org/10.1109/ICIT.2010.5472625
Wilson, Alan ; Cortés, Patricio ; Kouro, Samir ; Rodríguez, José ; Abu-Rub, Haitham. / Model predictive control for cascaded H-bridge multilevel inverters with even power distribution. Proceedings - ICIT 2010. 2010. pp. 1271-1276
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Resultado de la investigación: Conference contribution

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