Switching loss analysis of modulation methods used in neutral point clamped converters

Daniel Andler, Samir Kour, Marcelo Perez, José Rodríguez, Bin Wu

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Resumen

Multilevel converters are used in medium voltage high power applications. In this field, switching losses are an important efficiency issue due to long term operation costs. Previous works have centered the analysis in comparing different topologies or semiconductors in relation to switching losses. However, switching loses are closely related to the modulation method employed to control the converter. Therefore, the comparison of several modulation methods applied to a single topology can provide valuable insight for designing considerations. This paper presents a switching loss estimation method for Neutral Point Clamped (NPC) multilevel converters. The estimation method is based on experimental measurements of the power semiconductors together with a linearized switching model of the converter. In addition manufacturer datasheet information is used to represent more accurately different operating conditions. The estimation method is used to compare the switching losses produced by the most common modulation methods used for NPC converters. The main purpose of the paper is to provide quantitative results to compare the different modulation methods in terms of efficiency.

Idioma originalInglés
Título de la publicación alojada2009 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE 2009
Páginas2565-2571
Número de páginas7
DOI
EstadoPublicada - 2009
Evento2009 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE 2009 - San Jose, CA, Estados Unidos
Duración: 20 sep 200924 sep 2009

Otros

Otros2009 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE 2009
PaísEstados Unidos
CiudadSan Jose, CA
Período20/09/0924/09/09

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  • Ingeniería energética y tecnologías de la energía
  • Ingeniería eléctrica y electrónica

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    Andler, D., Kour, S., Perez, M., Rodríguez, J., & Wu, B. (2009). Switching loss analysis of modulation methods used in neutral point clamped converters. En 2009 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, ECCE 2009 (pp. 2565-2571). [5316040] https://doi.org/10.1109/ECCE.2009.5316040