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Volume 8, Issue 6 - Dec 2003
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Volume 8, Issue 4 - Aug 2003
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A Carrier-Rotation Strategy for Voltage Balancing of Flying Capacitors in Flying Capacitor Multi-level Inverter
The Transactions of the Korean Institute of Power Electronics, volume 8, issue 6, 2003, Pages 469~477
This paper proposes a Carrier-Rotation (CR) PWM technique that is a new solution for the voltage unbalancing problem of flying capacitors in the Flying Capacitor Multi-level Inverter (FCMI). The proposed technique equalizes the utilization of phase leg voltage redundancies corresponding to the charging and the discharging state of individual flying capacitors during each switching period of all the switches. Therefore, the charging and the discharging quantity of flying capacitors are equal, which makes the average variation of flying capacitor voltages become zero and keeps their voltage stable during minimum specified period. It also has the reduced harmonic contents of output voltage and the same switch utilization since all the carrier signals are in phase and the switching frequency of each switch is identical. The proposed technique is analyzed precisely in flying capacitor 3-level inverter and then it has expanded to the FCMI (N-level, N>3). Experimental results on the laboratory prototype flying capacitor 3-level inverter confirm the validity of the proposed technique.
Development of 3,300V 1MVA Multilevel Inverter using Series H-Bridge Cell
The Transactions of the Korean Institute of Power Electronics, volume 8, issue 6, 2003, Pages 478~487
In this paper, a type and special feature of Multi-level inverter used in medium-voltage and high-capacity motor driver is introduced. Especially, a power quality and structural advantages of H-Bridge Multi-level inverter is described. It presented the specific structure of power circuit, design method, controller composition and PWM techniques of the cascaded H-Bridge Multi-level inverter which is developed. The feasibility of the developed product based on 3,300V lMVA 7-level H-bridge inverter was studied by experiments and we get conclusion that 1)generate of near-sinusoidal output voltage; 2)is low dv/dt at output voltage; 3)reduce the harmonic injection at input; Experiment demonstrate that it is very economical in productivity because of using the existing production technique and examination equipment, and has the reliability and a good maintenance due to the structure of Power Cell unit combination as well as low cost IGBT.
A Simple Method for Conducting Angle Calculation of Switching Devices in Cascaded Inverters Using Step Pulse Waves
The Transactions of the Korean Institute of Power Electronics, volume 8, issue 6, 2003, Pages 488~495
In recent years, the multilevel inverter synthesizing the output voltage with step pulse has been widely used rather than PWM method as a solution for high power and high voltage applications. This method takes advantage of lower switching losses due to one switching for one period. This paper proposes a simple method to obtain the conducting angle. This method is implemented by using voltage-second areas of the divided reference voltage according to the output voltage levels. It Is possible to reduce an amount of calculation because it is not required to solve the simultaneous equations by an iterative method. Also, the proposed method can get the conducting angle by means of on-line.
A study of Large Synchronous Machine Drive using Static Frequency Converter
The Transactions of the Korean Institute of Power Electronics, volume 8, issue 6, 2003, Pages 496~503
SFC system has come to be used as drive large synchronous machine in many industry applications. Many papers have been presented on the control algorithm of SFC system, not the acceleration and start-up but the rated speed operation with line connection and the braking operation with regeneration which is used in the industry. This paper presents the whole section control algorithm for a large synchronous machine using SFC system. The results of experiment show that the proposed algorithm is proper and effective.
A Study on the Inverter Type Neon Power Supply Using a Piezoelectric Transformer
The Transactions of the Korean Institute of Power Electronics, volume 8, issue 6, 2003, Pages 504~511
In this paper, inverter type neon power supply using a piezoelectric transformer is fabricated and its characteristic is investigated. Developed neon power supply is composed of basic circuit and blocks, such as rectifier part, frequency oscillation part and piezoelectric transformer and resonant half bridge inverters. In this paper for complement the low power limitation, piezoelectric transformer at parallel connected driving by inverter is studied for noon tubes system of high power. When piezoelectric transformer is connected with parallel, LC filter connection method with parallel and selection of inductance L and capacitor C of primary side is suggested for reduce unbalanced current at the terminal of each transformer. Piezoelectric transformers use piezoelectric ceramic devices. Thus it is wireless therefore it has high power density, high Isolation level, low loss, more light, and miniaturization. In addition, high voltage transfer ratio is expected because there is no leakage inductance. Also, it has economic merit that the electrical loss Is low because structure is simple, small and tighter weight.
A novel encoder of digital and analog hybrid type for servo control with high-precision resolution
The Transactions of the Korean Institute of Power Electronics, volume 8, issue 6, 2003, Pages 512~518
Position controls are very important in semiconductor manufacturing devices, machine tools Precision measuring instruments, etc. To measure the distance of movement of moving objects in minute units and the accuracy of measurement for the moving distance in these devices affect the performance of the whole devices. Therefore, in those Precision instruments, a sensing device that can measure the distance of movement with high-precision resolution is required. In this paper, a novel encoder of digital and analog hybrid type is proposed. It is shown that from this experiment a high-resolution angle measurement device can be designed by a low cost incremental encoder.
Development of Single-stage Power Factor Corrected Converter for Single-Phase SRM Drive
The Transactions of the Korean Institute of Power Electronics, volume 8, issue 6, 2003, Pages 519~526
A singl-phase power factor corrected converter for switched reluctance motor hive is presented to achieve a sinusoidal and new unity power factor input currents. Because it combines a power factor corrected converter and a conventional asymmetric SRM driver into one power stage, the configuration has a simple structure resulted in low cost. A prototype to drive 6/6 poles SRM employing a parking magnet Is designed to evaluate the proposed topology. The characteristics and operational mode will be discussed in depth, and the validity of proposed driver will be verified through the experimental results.
Power disturbance measurement system using discrete wavelet transform
The Transactions of the Korean Institute of Power Electronics, volume 8, issue 6, 2003, Pages 527~533
Recently, need of power stability and reliability has been increased as the spread of the sensitive electronic loads. Therefore, the power quality(PQ) problems become the hot Issue of public interest in these days. Many kinds of algorithms have been studied for the monitoring of PQ problems using the monitoring algorithms with RMS or FFT scheme, but it is still not enough to measure all of the PQ problems. This paper proposed the application of discrete wavelet transform(WT) for the PQ problems monitoring with the Introduction of WT theory, and the design of PQ monitoring data acquisition system Is described with some experimental results to verify the validity of the proposed PQ monitoring algorithm.
High Performance Control of SRM Drive System for Automobiles by C-dump Converter
The Transactions of the Korean Institute of Power Electronics, volume 8, issue 6, 2003, Pages 534~542
Small electric motors in an automobile perform various tasks such as engine cooling, pumping, HVAC etc. At present, most of them are DC motors supplied by 12V or 24V batteries. However, DC motors suffer from low efficiency, life cycles and reliability. Therefore, there is a growing interest in substituting DC motors for advanced at motors including switched reluctance motors(SRM). Although there are several other forms SRM convertors, they are either unsatisfactory to the control performance or unsuitable for the 12V battery source. Especially, a conventional asymmetric converter of SRM provides the best flexible and effective control to the current waveform of SRM, but it has the most switches and produces conducting voltage drops across two power switches during SRM operation. For automotive applications with a 12V battery source, this circuit is inadequate. For considering the requirement for effective operation and simple structure of converter in the limited internal circumstance of automobiles, the author inclines toward selecting Modified C-dump converter and Energy efficient c-dump converter.
A New High Power Factor Correction Diode Rectifier System
The Transactions of the Korean Institute of Power Electronics, volume 8, issue 6, 2003, Pages 543~550
Thin paper proposes a new three-phase rectifier that actively shapes the input current sinusoidal by means of two rectifier bridges, each followed by a dc-dc boost converter. The proposed approach draws sinusoidal input current at unity power factor and has output voltage regulation capability The size and weight of magnetic material Is reduced by Incorporating a low KVA three-phase autotransformer and by directly connecting the dc outputs each other without using low frequency interphase transformer(IPT). The operation principle is described along with simple control method, and experimental results on a 1.5KW prototype are provided.
Development of a 10kw stand-alone power processing unit for SOFC
The Transactions of the Korean Institute of Power Electronics, volume 8, issue 6, 2003, Pages 551~560
This paper summarizes development of a 10KW stand-alone power processing unit for 5KW SOFC-low voltage battery hybrid fuel cell power generation system. The power processing unit Includes three parts a high frequency DC-DC converter boosts low fuel cell voltage, a DC-AC inverter converts a dc voltage into a regulated ac voltage and a bidirectional DC-DC converter charges or discharges the battery. The converter topology, design, control method, and experimental result arc presented to meet the specifications such as efficiency of 90% and cost of $40/KW laid down for the "2003 Future Energy Challenge Competition" organized by the U.S. Department of Energy and IEEE. and IEEE.
Design of Single Loop Output Voltage Controller for 3 Phase PWM Inverterl
The Transactions of the Korean Institute of Power Electronics, volume 8, issue 6, 2003, Pages 561~568
There arc two ways in the output voltage control method in PWM inverters. One Is double loop voltage control composed of inner current control loop and outer voltage control loop.'rho other is single loop voltage control method composed of voltage control loop only. It's characteristics shows lower performance in case of high output impedance than double loop voltage control. However, in case of low output impedance, it shows good control performance in all load ranges than double loop voltage control. In this paper, the rule and the gain of single loop voltage control have been developed analytically and these were verified through computer simulation and experiment.
A PC-based instrumental system for fast measurement and analysis of power losses in DC-DC converter
The Transactions of the Korean Institute of Power Electronics, volume 8, issue 6, 2003, Pages 569~575
This paper present a new fully-automated PC-based instrumental system that could quickly measure and analyze the efficiency of switching power supplies for the entire operating range. In the proposed system, we applied an Indirect method for high-voltage low-current measurements and a direct method for low-voltage high-current measurements, in order to obtain a high accuracy with minimum equipment requirement. Compared to the conventional methods, the newly proposed system offers more accurate and much faster real-time assessment of the efficiency with minimum measurement error. The performance and accuracy of the proposed system are verified using a 50 W switching power supply intended for telecommunication applications.
A study on the Control Method of Single-Phase APF Using RRF Method
The Transactions of the Korean Institute of Power Electronics, volume 8, issue 6, 2003, Pages 576~584
This paper presents a new control method of single-phase active power filter(APF) for the compensation of harmonic current components in nonlinear loads. Constructing a imaginary second-phase giving time delay to load currents, making single-phase system into the system that has two phases, complex calculation is possible. In the previous method, it made a imaginary-phase lagged to the load current T/4(here T is the fundamental cycle), but in proposed method, the new signal, which has the delayed phase through the filter, using the phase-delay property of low-pass filter, was used to the second phase. Instantaneous calculation of harmonic current is possible, because two phase have different phase. In this paper, it was done with instantaneous calculation using the rotating reference frames(RRF) that synchronizes with source-frequency, a reference of compensation currents, not applying to instantaneous reactive power theory which uses the existed fixed reference frames. The simulation and experiment about R-L loads using the current source were carried out, and the effect of the proposed method was preyed through the result of this experiment.
A Study on the Parallel Operation Control Technique of On-line UPS System
The Transactions of the Korean Institute of Power Electronics, volume 8, issue 6, 2003, Pages 585~592
The parallel operation system of UPS is used to increase reliability of power source at critical load. But parallel UPS system has a few defects, impedance is different from each other and circulating current occurs between UPSs, due to line impedance and parameter variation, though controlled by the same synchronization signal. According to such characteristic of parallel UPS, balanced load-sharing control is the most important technique in parallel UPS operation. In this paper, a novel power deviation compensation algorithm is proposed. it is composed of voltage controller to compensate power deviation that be calculated by using active and reactive current deviation between Inverters on synchronous d-q reference frame.