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Advanced Repetitive Controller to Improve the Voltage Characteristics of Distributed Generation with Nonlinear Loads

  • Trinh, Quoc-Nam;Lee, Hong-Hee
    • Journal of Power Electronics
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    • v.13 no.3
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    • pp.409-418
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    • 2013
  • This paper presents an enhanced control strategy which consists of a proportional-integral controller and a repetitive controller (RC) for improving the voltage performance of distributed generation (DG) under nonlinear load conditions. The proposed voltage controller is able to maintain a sinusoidal voltage at the point of common coupling (PCC) of the DG regardless of the harmonic voltage drop in the system impedance due to nonlinear load currents. In addition, by employing the delay time of the RC at one-sixth of the fundamental period, the proposed RC can overcome the slow response drawback of the traditional PI-RC. The proposed control strategy is analyzed and the design of the RC is presented in detail. The feasibility of the proposed control strategy is verified through simulation and experimental results.

Multiple-Model Probabilistic Design of Repetitive Controllers (연속반복학습제어의 복수모형 확률설계기법)

  • Lee, Soo-Cheol
    • Journal of the Korea Industrial Information Systems Research
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    • v.13 no.2
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    • pp.1-7
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    • 2008
  • This paper presents a method to design a repetitive controller that is robust to variations in the system parameters. The uncertain parameters are specified probabilistically by their probability distribution functions. Instead of working with the distribution functions directly, the repetitive controller is designed from a set of models that are generated from the specified probability functions. With this multiple-model design approach, any number of uncertain parameters that follow any type of distribution functions can be treated. furthermore, the controller is derived by minimizing a frequency-domain based cost function that produces monotonic convergence of the tracking error as a function of repetition number. Numerical illustrations show how the proposed multiple-model design method produces a repetitive controller that is significantly more robust than an optimal repetitive controller designed from a single nominal model of the system.

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Circulating Current Harmonics Suppression for Modular Multilevel Converters Based on Repetitive Control

  • Li, Binbin;Xu, Dandan;Xu, Dianguo
    • Journal of Power Electronics
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    • v.14 no.6
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    • pp.1100-1108
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    • 2014
  • Modular multilevel converters (MMCs) have emerged as the most promising topology for high and medium voltage applications for the coming years. However, one particular negative characteristic of MMCs is the existence of circulating current, which contains a dc component and a series of low-frequency even-order ac harmonics. If not suppressed, these ac harmonics will distort the arm currents, increase the power loses, and cause higher current stresses on the semiconductor devices. Repetitive control (RC) is well known due to its distinctive capabilities in tracking periodic signals and eliminating periodic errors. In this paper, a novel circulating current control scheme base on RC is proposed to effectively track the dc component and to restrain the low-frequency ac harmonics. The integrating function is inherently embedded in the RC controller. Therefore, the proposed circulating current control only parallels the RC controller with a proportional controller. Thus, conflicts between the RC controller and the traditional proportional integral (PI) controller can be avoided. The design methodologies of the RC controller and a stability analysis are also introduced. The validity of the proposed circulating current control approach has been verified by simulation and experimental results based on a three-phase MMC downscaled prototype.

A Single-Phase Unified Power Quality Conditioner with a Frequency-Adaptive Repetitive Controller

  • Phan, Dang-Minh;Lee, Hong-Hee
    • Journal of Electrical Engineering and Technology
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    • v.13 no.2
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    • pp.790-799
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    • 2018
  • This paper proposes a single-phase unified power quality conditioner (S-UPQC) for maintaining power quality issues in a microgrid. The S-UPQC can compensate the voltage and current harmonics, voltage sag, and swell as a dynamic voltage restorer (DVR), regardless of variations in the grid frequency. Odd harmonics are treated as even-order harmonics in a rotating frame to implement the harmonic compensators with only one repetitive controller (RC) without any harmonic extractor. The dynamic performance is improved and the delay time is reduced in the RC. The S-UPQC control scheme is designed to maintain accurate and stable operation under deviations of the grid frequency by using the Lagrange interpolation-based finite-impulse-response (LIFIR) filter approximation method. The proposed control schemes were validated through a simulation and experiment.

Versatile UPQC Control System with a Modified Repetitive Controller under Nonlinear and Unbalanced Loads

  • Trinh, Quoc-Nam;Lee, Hong-Hee
    • Journal of Power Electronics
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    • v.15 no.4
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    • pp.1093-1104
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    • 2015
  • A standard repetitive controller (RC) is theoretically able to replace a bank of resonant controllers in harmonic signals tracking applications. However, the traditional RC has some drawbacks such as a poor dynamic response and a complex structure to compensate grid frequency deviations for an effective unified power quality conditioner (UPQC) control scheme. In order to solve these problems, an improved RC with an outstanding dynamic response and a simplified grid frequency adaptive scheme is proposed for UPQC control systems in this paper. The control strategy developed for the UPQC has delay time, i.e., one-sixth of a fundamental period (Tp/6), repetitive controllers. As a result, the UPQC system can provide a fast dynamic response along with good compensation performance under both nonlinear and unbalanced loads. Furthermore, to guarantee the excellent performance of the UPQC under grid frequency deviations, a grid frequency adaptive scheme was developed for the RC using a simple first order Padé's approximation. When compared with other approaches, the proposed control method is simpler in structure and requires little computing time. Moreover, the entire control strategy can be easily implemented with a low-cost DSP. The effectiveness of the proposed control method is verified through various experimental tests.

On Stability for Design of Repetitive Controllers in Frequency Domain (주파수 영역에서 연속반복학습제어기 설계 안정성 해석)

  • Lee, Soo-Cheol
    • Journal of the Korea Industrial Information Systems Research
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    • v.12 no.4
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    • pp.126-130
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    • 2007
  • This paper presents a method to design a repetitive controller that is specified in the specified trajectory for the repetitive works. With the single-model design approach, the controller is derived by minimizing a frequency-domain based cost function that produces monotonic convergence of the tracking error as a function of repetition number. Numerical illustrations show how the proposed single-model design method produces a repetitive controller in a single nominal model of the system.

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Multiple-Model Probabilistic Design for Centralized Repetitive Controllers of Multiple Systems (다물체시스템의 중앙집중 연속학습제어 복수모형 확률설계기법)

  • Lee, Soo-Cheol
    • Journal of the Korea Industrial Information Systems Research
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    • v.16 no.4
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    • pp.99-105
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    • 2011
  • This paper presents a method to design a centralized repetitive controller that is robust to variations in the multiple system parameters. The uncertain parameters are specified probabilistically by their probability distribution functions. Instead of working with the distribution functions directly, the centralized repetitive controller is designed from a set of models that are generated from the specified probability functions. With this multiple-model design approach, any number of uncertain parameters that follow any type of distribution functions can be treated. Furthermore, the controller is derived by minimizing a frequency-domain based cost function that produces monotonic convergence of the tracking error as a function of repetition number. Numerical illustrations show how the proposed multiple-model design method produces a repetitive controller that is significantly more robust than an optimal repetitive controller designed from a single nominal model of the multiple system.

Repetitive Control with Specific Harmonic Gain Compensation for Cascaded Inverters under Rectifier Loads

  • Lv, Zheng-Kai;Sun, Li;Duan, Jian-Dong;Tian, Bing;Qin, HuiLing
    • Journal of Power Electronics
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    • v.18 no.6
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    • pp.1670-1682
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    • 2018
  • The further improvement of submarine propulsion is associated with the modularity of accumulator-fed inverters, such as cascaded inverters (CIs). CI technology guarantees smooth output voltages with reduced switch frequencies under linear loads. However, the output voltages of CIs are distorted under rectifier loads. This distortion requires harmonic suppression technology. One such technology is the repetitive controller (RC), which is commonly applied but suffers from poor performance in propulsion systems. In this study, the FFT spectrum of a CI under rectifier load is analyzed, and the harmonic contents are uneven in magnitude. For the purpose of harmonic suppression, the control gains at each harmonic frequency should be seriously considered. A RC with a specific harmonic gain compensation (SHGC) for CIs is proposed. This method provides additional control gains at low-order harmonic frequencies, which are difficult to achieve with conventional RCs. This SHGC consists of a band-pass filter (BPF) and proportional element and is easy to implement. These features make the proposed method suitable for submarine propulsion. Experimental results verify the feasibility of the improved RC.

An Enhanced Harmonic Voltage Compensator for General Loads in Stand-alone Distributed Generation Systems

  • Trinh, Quoc-Nam;Lee, Hong-Hee;Chun, Tae-Won
    • Journal of Power Electronics
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    • v.13 no.6
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    • pp.1070-1079
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    • 2013
  • This paper develops an enhanced harmonic voltage compensator which is implemented with the aid of two repetitive controllers (RCs) in order to improve the output voltage performance of stand-alone distributed generation (DG) systems. The proposed harmonic voltage compensator is able to maintain the DG output voltage sinusoidal regardless of the use of nonlinear and/or unbalanced loads in the load side. In addition, it can offer good steady-state performance under various types of loads and a very fast dynamic response under load variations to overcome the slow dynamic response issue of the traditional RC. The feasibility of the proposed control strategy is verified through simulations and experiments.

A simple method to optimize DC-bus capacitor in 3-phase shunt Active power filter system

  • Phan, Dang-Minh;Lee, Hong-Hee
    • Proceedings of the KIPE Conference
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    • pp.367-368
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    • 2015
  • This paper introduces a shunt active power filter with a small DC bus capacitor by adding additional low-pass filter (LPF). The DC link voltage fluctuation is impressively suppressed with a small value in spite of the low value of DC-link capacitor under the steady-state condition. Consequently, the cost and volume of power converter are significantly reduced thanks to the reduced value of DC-bus capacitor. On the other hand, an indirect control strategy is used to maintain grid-side current when non-linear loads are connected to the system. By using proportional-integral (PI) and modified repetitive controller (RC) in dq0 frame, the calculation time is greatly decreased by 6 times compared with the conventional RC, and the number of measurement devices is also minimized. As a result, the acquired total harmonic distortion (THD) is lower than 2% regardless of the load conditions. Simulation results are carried out in order to verify the effectiveness of the proposed control strategy.

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