Search for dissertations about: "Modular Multilevel Converters MMC"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words Modular Multilevel Converters MMC.

  1. 1. Cost-effective Cells for High-power Modular Multilevel Converters

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Kungliga Tekniska högskolan

    Author : Matthijs Heuvelmans; KTH.; [2018]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MMC; modular multilevel converter; ARCP; IGCT; soft-switching; ZVS; ZCS; snubber; thyristor; SCR; silicon controlled rectifier; HVDC; STATCOM; Electrical Engineering; Elektro- och systemteknik;

    Abstract : The modular multilevel converter (MMC) topology was introduced in 2003and has since been receiving considerable attention from industry and academia.Notable benefits compared to two- or three-level voltage source convertersare its scalability, low switching losses, low output filter requirementsand ease of adding redundancy combined with fail-safe operation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Efficient Modeling of Modular Multilevel Converters for HVDC Transmission Systems

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Noman Ahmed; KTH.; [2018]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; High-Voltage dc; Modular Multilevel Converter; Voltage-Source Converter; HVDC Grids; Multiterminal DC Systems; Hybrid HVDC Breaker; Modeling; Electrical Engineering; Elektro- och systemteknik;

    Abstract : The drive towards getting more and more electrical energy from renewable sources, requires more efficient electric transmission systems. A stronger grid, with more controllability and higher capacity, that can handle power fluctuations due to a mismatch between generation and load is also needed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Modulation of Modular Multilevel Converters for HVDC Transmission

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Arman Hassanpoor; KTH.; [2016]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HVDC; switching schemes; modulation; high power converters; power grids; Electrical Engineering; Elektro- och systemteknik;

    Abstract : The outstanding features of modular multilevel converters (MMC) have recently gained much attention in the high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) transmission field. Power quality, converter cost and system performance are three crucial aspects of HVDC MMCs which are directly linked to the converter modulation and switching schemes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Modeling and Design of Modular Multilevel Converters for Grid Applications

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Kalle Ilves; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Modular multilevel converter; feed-forward control; modulation; switching frequency; energy storage;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to bring clarity to the dimensioning aspects and limiting factors of the modular multilevel converter (MMC). Special consideration is given to the dc capacitors in the submodules as they are a driving factor for the size and weight of the converter. READ MORE

  5. 5. Multilevel Power Converters with Smart Control for Wave Energy Conversion

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Deepak Elamalayil Soman; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Multilevel power converter; FPGA control; Wave Energy; Three-level boost converter; Three-level buck-boost converter; Variable-renewable-energy; Three-level neutral point clamped inverter; Linear generator; DC-link; AC2AC direct converter; Modular multilevel converter; Engineering Science with specialization in Science of Electricity; Teknisk fysik med inriktning mot elektricitetslära;

    Abstract : The main focus of this thesis is on the power electronic converter system challenges associated with the grid integration of variable-renewable-energy (VRE) sources like wave, marine current, tidal, wind, solar etc. Wave energy conversion with grid integration is used as the key reference, considering its high energy potential to support the future clean energy requirements and due the availability of a test facility at Uppsala University. READ MORE