Parallel connected inverter for fuel cell system

Younis, M.A.A. and Rahim, N.A. and Mekhilef, Saad (2008) Parallel connected inverter for fuel cell system. In: 2008 5th International Multi-Conference on Systems, Signals and Devices, SSD'08, Amman.

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This paper presents the design and analysis of a new configuration of parallel connected inverter suitable for fuel cell system application. The configuration consists of dc/dc converter and parallel three-phase dc/ac inverter. Series resistors added to the inverter output to maintain same current in each inverter of the two parallel inverters, and to reduce the circulating current in the parallel inverters to minimum. Third harmonic injection PWM (THIPWM) reduces the total harmonic distortion and to make maximum use of the voltage source. DSP was used to create the THIPWM and the control algorithm for the converter. PID controller is applied on the full-bridge dc/dc converter side to maintain the ac voltage to the required level. Experimental results have been shown to validate the proposed system.

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Additional Information: Conference code: 74113 Export Date: 16 November 2012 Source: Scopus Art. No.: 4632832 doi: 10.1109/SSD.2008.4632832 Language of Original Document: English Correspondence Address: Younis, M. A. A.; EE Dept., Unisel, Selangor, Malaysia; email: References: Devgan, S.S., (2001) Impact of environmental factors on the economic evaluation of renewable energy alternative generation, pp. 123-126. , 18-20 March; W. L. Gore & Associates, Advanced Power Assemblies for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells: Portable Power; Proceedings of PORTABLE FUEL CELLS (felix n. buechi, editor). European fuel cell forum, ch-5452 oberrohrdorf, switzerland (june 1999)Pitel, I.J., Talukdar, S.N., Wood, P., Characterization of Programmed-Waveform Pulse-Width Modulation (1980) IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, 1 A (16), pp. 707-715. , Sept./Oct; Magueed, F.A., Svensson, J., Control of VSC connected to the grid through LCL filter to achieve balanced currents (2005) Proc. IEEE Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting, 2, pp. 572-578; Mohan, N., A Novel Approach to Minimize Line-Current Harmonics in Interfacing Power Electronics Equipment with 3-Phase Utility Systems (1993) IEEE Trans on Power Delivery, 8, pp. 1395-1401. , July; Naik. N, Mohan, N. ; Rogers, M. ; Bulawka, A novel grid interface, optimized for utility-scale applications of photovoltaic, wind-electric, and fuel-cell systems, IEEE Trans on Power Delivery, 10, Oct. 1995, pp. 1920-6Lohner, A., Meyer, T., Nagel, A., A new panel-integratable inverter concept for grid-connected photovoltaic systems. ISIE '96 (1996) Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, 2, pp. 827-831. , Warsaw, Poland, 17-20 June; Hatziadoniu, C.J., Chalkiadakis, F.E., Feiste, V.K., A power conditioner for a grid-connected photovoltaic generator based on the 3-level inverter (1999) IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, 14 (4), pp. 1605-1610. , IEEE, Dec; Blaabjerg, F., Chen, Z., Kjaer, S.B., Power Electronics as Efficient Interface in Dispersed Power Generation Systems (2004) IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 19 (5); Y. Xue, L. Chang, S.B. Kjaer, 1. Bordonau, T. Shimizu, Topologies of Single-Phase Inverters for Small Distributed Power Generators: An Overview. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 19, No.5, pp.1305-1314Cominos, P., Munro, N., PID controllers: Recent tuning methods and design to specification Control Theory and Applications (2002) IEE Proceedings, 149 (1), pp. 46-53. , Jan; SIMULINK helpZhang, B., Huang, A.Q., Chen, B., A novel IGBT gate driver to eliminate the dead-time effect Industry Applications Conference, 2005 (2005) Fourtieth IAS Annual Meeting. Conference Record of the, 2, pp. 913-917. , 2-6 Oct
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fuel cell system, Inverters parallel connection, Third harmonic injection PWM, Three-phase inverter, Counting circuits, Electric batteries, Electric connectors, Electric power factor correction, Fuel cells, Fuel systems, Harmonic analysis, Proportional control systems, Pulse modulation, Pulse width modulation, Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC), AC voltages, Circulating currents, Control algorithms, Dc/ac inverters, Dc/dc converters, Design and analyses, Fuel cell systems, Parallel connected, Parallel inverters, PID controllers, Series resistors, Third harmonics, Total Harmonic distortions, Voltage sources, Electrochemistry.
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
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