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Author Wijekoon, T. ♦ Klumpner, C. ♦ Wheeler, P.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2005
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Physics ♦ Electricity & electronics ♦ Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Applied physics
Subject Keyword Support vector machines ♦ Matrix converter ♦ Semiconductor devices ♦ AC/AC converter ♦ Capacitors ♦ Circuits ♦ Voltage ♦ Inverters ♦ Clamps ♦ Matrix converters ♦ Protection ♦ Energy storage
Abstract Direct power converters (DPC), which has no energy storage, the converter output voltage capability is affected when the input voltage is unbalanced. This paper proposes the utilization of the clamp capacitor, which is normally needed to protect a DPC, to extend the operating range of a two stage DPC during unbalanced supply, preserving its theoretical output voltage capability. A comprehensive simulation study with analytical explanations justifies the proposed method. Experimental results using a laboratory prototype confirms the viability of the proposed active compensation technique
Description Author affiliation: Sch. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Nottingham Univ. (Wijekoon, T.; Klumpner, C.; Wheeler, P.)
ISBN 9075815093
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-09-11
Publisher Place Germany
Rights Holder EPE Association
Size (in Bytes) 2.97 MB


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library