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A New Modeling and Control of a Five Level Three-Phase Diode Clamped Inverter with Self-Stabilization of the DC Link Voltage

Omar Bouhali(1*), Bruno Francois(2), El Madjid Berkouk(3), Christophe Saudemont(4)

(1) Laboratoire de Commande des Processus, Polytechnic National School of Algiers, Algeria
(2) Laboratory of Electrical Engineering, Central Sschool of Lille, France
(3) Laboratoire de Commande des Processus, Polytechnic National School of Algiers, Algeria
(4) Laboratory of Electrical Engineering, Central Sschool of Lille, France
(*) Corresponding author


DOI: https://doi.org/10.15866/irecon.v5i1.11975

Abstract


In this paper, the direct modulation strategy of a three-level inverter with self stabilization of the DC link voltage is extended to a five-level inverter. Therefore, a new modeling and control strategy of a five-level three-phase Diode Clamped Inverter (DCI) is presented. The obtained modeling shows that modulated multilevel voltages are obtained by combination of eight different three-level functions, which are called modulation functions. Therefore, a space vector scheme without using a Park transform is explained. Based on this algorithm, the location of the reference voltage vector can be easily determined. Then, the voltage vectors are selected to generate corresponding levels and simultaneously their durations are calculated. Moreover, the redundancies of different switch configurations for the generation of intermediate voltages are used to limit the deviation of capacitor voltages. Simulation results for a five-level three-phase Diode Clamped Inverter are presented to show the good performance of the proposed balancing modulation.
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Keywords


Direct Modulation; Multi-Level Converters; Balancing Modulation; Space Vector

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