Asymmetrical multilevel inverter topology with reduced number of switches

Ahmed, R.A. and Mekhilef, Saad and Ping, H.W. (2012) Asymmetrical multilevel inverter topology with reduced number of switches. International Review of Electrical Engineering, 7 (4). pp. 4761-4767. ISSN 1827-6660

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Abstract

A new asymmetrical multilevel inverter topology with reduced number of power switches is introduced in this paper. The installation area, voltage standing on each switch, converter cost and losses are also taken into consideration in this design. Further, operating principles and switching functions are analyzed. A comparative study between the new design and conventional inverters is also conducted to highlight the advantages of the proposed topology. Simulation results are provided for seven level of the asymmetrical multilevel inverter. A prototype of the designed inverter is manufactured and experimental results are realized.

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Additional Information: Export Date: 16 November 2012 Source: Scopus Language of Original Document: English Correspondence Address: Ahmed, R. A.; University of Malaya, Electrical Engineering department, 50603, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; email: RokanL4@yahoo.com References: Babaei, E., Hosseini, S.H., New cascaded multilevel inverter topology with minimum number of switches (2009) Elsevier J. Energy Conversion and Management, 50 (11), pp. 2761-2767. , Nov; Mekhilef, S., Abdul Kadir, M.N., Voltage control of three-stage hybrid multilevel inverter using vector transformation (2010) IEEE Trans. Power Electron, 25 (10), pp. 2599-2606. , Oct; Saeed, F.S., Practical Medium Voltage Multi-Level Converter Topologies (2011) International Review on Modelling and Simulations (IREMOS), 4 (5), pp. 2102-2110. , October; Daher, S., Schmid, J., Antunes, F.L.M., Multilevel inverter topologies for stand-alone PV systems (2008) IEEE Trans. Ind. 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Uncontrolled Keywords: Peak inverse voltage (PIV), Symmetrical multilevel inverter, Total harmonic distortion (THD), Voltage drop.
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Mr Jenal S
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2013 01:57
Last Modified: 09 Aug 2019 01:35
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/4732

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