Effective Controller Design and Circulating Current Suppression for Modular Multilevel Converters (MMCs) Using ATP-EMTP
(*) Corresponding author
the author of the article can submit here a request for assignment of a DOI number to this resource!
Cost of the service: euros 10,00 (for a DOI)
This paper presents the modeling, controller design and digital simulation of the modular multilevel converter (MMC) using ATP-EMTP software platform. The dc-link capacitor voltage balancing and circulating current suppression are crucial to ensure stable steady-state operation and minimize power fluctuation among the buffer inductance and the dc-link capacitors of the half-bridge chopper cells (HBCCs). The energy evolving mechanism of the MMC converter is investigated, and an effective control scheme is employed by utilizing two energy control loops, namely, the average energy controller (AEC) and the energy balancing controller (EBC). The AEC block is used to control the overall energy of the leg, and the EBC block is used to control the balance between upper and lower arms of the MMC phase-leg. To minimize the circulating current, an efficient circulating current suppression controller (CCSC) is devised using the ADALINE-based harmonic identifier. The effectiveness and validity of the control strategies are substantially confirmed by the simulation results under various operation conditions
Copyright © 2013 Praise Worthy Prize - All rights reserved.
J. Rodriguez, J.S. Lai, and F.Z. Peng, Multilevel inverters:A survey of topologies, controls, and applications, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol.49, n.4, August 2002, pp. 724–738.
M. Hagiwara, H. Akagi, Control and experiment of pulsewidth- modulated modular multilevel converters, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol.24, n.7, July 2009, pp.1737-1746.
H. Fujita, Emerging technologies for multilevel converters in Japan, IEEE Journal of Industry Applications, vol.1, n.2, 2012, pp.95-101.
M. Saeedifard, R. Iravani, Dynamic performance of a modular multilevel back-to-back HVDC system, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol.25, n.4, October 2010, pp.2903-2912.
Syukri Mohamad, A., Mariun, N., Simulation of a 115V, 400Hz aircraft inverter based on cascaded multilevel inverter topology, (2012) International Review on Modelling and Simulations (IREMOS, 5 (1), pp. 164-170.
Krishna, C.H., Bramhananda Reddy, T., Amarnath, J., Kamakshiah, S., Generalized scalar pulsewidth modulation algorithm for n-level multilevel inverter fed direct torque controlled induction motor drive with reduced complexity, (2012) International Review on Modelling and Simulations (IREMOS), 5 (3), pp. 1175-1183.
Pérez, J., Cárdenas, V., Alcalá, J., Miranda, H., STATCOM based on cascade H-bridge converter for compensating reactive power and current harmonics simultaneously, (2012) International Review of Electrical Engineering (IREE), 7 (5), pp. 5779-5787.
Heidari, M., Kovsarian, A., Seifossadat, S.G.H., Detailed analysis of cascaded multilevel converter based STATCOM, (2011) International Review on Modelling and Simulations (IREMOS), 4 (2), pp. 507-516.
Q. Tu, Z. Xu, H. Huang, and J. Zhang, Parameter design principle of the arm inductor in modular multilevel converter based HVDC, in Proc. Int. Conf. Power Syst. Technol., Hangzhou, China, 2010, pp. 1–6.
M. Guan, Z. Xu, Modeling and control of a modular multilevel converter-based HVDC system under unbalanced grid conditions, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol.27, n.12, December 2012, pp.4858-4867.
ATP-EMTP rule book. Canadian-American EMTP User Group, 1997.
- There are currently no refbacks.
Please send any question about this web site to firstname.lastname@example.org
Copyright © 2005-2023 Praise Worthy Prize