Modeling and control of single-phase AC/DC converters

Yang, Y. and Zhou, K. (2018) Modeling and control of single-phase AC/DC converters. In: Blabbjerg, F. (ed.) Control of Power Electronic Converters and Systems. Academic Press, pp. 93-115. ISBN 9780128052457 (doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-805245-7.00004-4)

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Power electronic converters as the intermediate stage connect various loads to power sources. In many cases, the power source is directly from the utility grid, which is an AC sinusoidal voltage. However, in various applications (e.g., adjustable speed motor drives), the AC power should first be converted into DC power. This conversion is called rectification and this chapter models single-phase AC/DC converters from the simplest diode rectifiers to controllable AC/DC converters. Then, the control strategies will be discussed with a focus on improving the power quality at the AC side, e.g., using a single-phase power factor correction control. Additionally, this chapter overviews the phase-locked loop synchronization techniques for single-phase AC/DC conversion systems, which are also applicable to single-phase DC/AC inversion systems. Different cases are presented to exemplify the control design considerations of single-phase AC/DC rectifiers.

Item Type:Book Sections
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Zhou, Dr Keliang
Authors: Yang, Y., and Zhou, K.
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Systems Power and Energy
Publisher:Academic Press
Published Online:02 February 2018

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