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Author Carneiro, H. ♦ Exposto, B. ♦ Goncalves, H. ♦ Pinto, J.G. ♦ Afonso, J.L.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2011
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Physics ♦ Electricity & electronics ♦ Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Applied physics
Subject Keyword DSP ♦ Single-Phase System ♦ IGBT ♦ Simulation ♦ Power quality ♦ Harmonic analysis ♦ Mathematical model ♦ Power Conditioning ♦ Voltage control ♦ Shunt (electrical) ♦ Power Quality ♦ Load flow
Abstract This paper presents a Single-Phase Active Conditioner, which primal function is regulate load voltage, thus protecting the most sensitive loads from sags, swells, flicker and voltage harmonics. It is constituted by two back-to-back H-bridge converters. One regulates load voltage, the other DC-link voltage. This paper will focus essentially on the active power flow during sag and swell events, in a harmonic free Electrical System. It is shown that, ideally, during a sag or swell event, the active power consumed from the AC mains, is the same that is delivered to the load. It also shows how this is achieved, by analyzing the working principle of the Single-Phase Series Active Converter, and, particularly, the crucial action of the DC link capacitor. The control strategy of the proposed custom power device is also presented in a brief form, for contextualization with the operating principle for the compensation of voltage variation events. Simulation results are presented, showing transient and steady state waveforms of the Single-phase Series Active Conditioner with a purely resistive load. The controller of Series Active Conditioner was implemented on a TMS320F2812F from Texas Instruments. Experimental results are also presented, and for better understanding of the active power flow in the Single-Phase Series Active Conditioner, the implemented electrical system has only a resistive load.
Description Author affiliation: UNIVERSITY OF MINHO, Dept. Industrial Electronics, Campus de Azurém, 4800-058 Guimarães, Portugal (Carneiro, H.; Exposto, B.; Goncalves, H.; Pinto, J.G.; Afonso, J.L.)
ISBN 9781612841670
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2011-08-30
Publisher Place United Kingdom
Rights Holder EPE ASSOCIATION
e-ISBN 9789075815146
Size (in Bytes) 1.04 MB
Page Count 10
Starting Page 1
Ending Page 10


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library