A novel double quad-inverter configuration for multilevel twelve-phase open-winding converter

Padmanaban, Sanjeevikumar and Blaabjerg, Frede and Wheeler, Patrick and Ojo Olorunfemi, Joseph and Maroti, Pandav Kiran (2016) A novel double quad-inverter configuration for multilevel twelve-phase open-winding converter. In: 2016 IEEE 6th International Conference on Power Systems (ICPS), 4-6 March 2016, New Delhi, India.

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Abstract

This paper work articulates the novel proposal of double quad-inverter configuration for multilevel twelve-phase open-winding ac converter. Modular power units are developed from reconfigured eight classical three-phase voltage source inverters (VSIs). Each VSI has one additional bi-directional switching device (MOSFET/IGBT) per each phase and linked neutral with two capacitors. An original modified single carrier five-level modulation (MSCFM) algorithm is developed and modulates each 2-level VSIs as equivalent to ones 5-level multilevel inverter. Observed set of results are presented with model based numerical simulation software’s (Matlab/PLECS) developments. Further, the results confirm the good agreement to the developed theoretical background. Proposed converter suits the need of low-voltage/high-current applications such as ac tractions and ‘More-Electric Aircraft’ propulsion systems

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Keywords: Dual six-phase inverter, Twelve-phase inverter, Multilevel inverters, Multiphase drives, Multiple space vectors, Pulse-width modulation
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Depositing User: Burns, Rebecca
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2016 10:35
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2017 21:55
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/39041

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