Search for dissertations about: "modular multilevel converter MMC"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the words modular multilevel converter MMC.

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

    Author : Matthijs Heuvelmans; Staffan Norrga; Hans-Peter Nee; Rik De Doncker; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; 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. Multilevel Power Converters with Smart Control for Wave Energy Conversion

    Author : Deepak Elamalayil Soman; Mats Leijon; Jan Isberg; Sebastain Nielebock; Gopal Mondal; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; 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

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

    Author : Noman Ahmed; Hans-Peter Nee; Tim Green; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; 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

  4. 4. Modeling of Modular Multilevel Converters for Stability Analysis

    Author : Luca Bessegato; Stefan Östlund; Staffan Norrga; Lennart Harnefors; Xiongfei Wang; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Modular multilevel converters MMCs ; stability; admittance; frequency-domain analysis; linearization techniques; current control; voltage control; ac ac converters; railway engineering.; Modulära multinivåomvandlare MMC ; stabilitet; admittans; frekvensanalys; linjäriseringsmetoder; strömreglering; spänningsreglering; ac ac omvandlare; järnvägsteknik.; Electrical Engineering; Elektro- och systemteknik;

    Abstract : Modular multilevel converters (MMCs) have recently become the state-of-the-art solution for various grid-connected applications, such as high-voltage direct current (HVDC) systems and flexible alternating current transmission systems (FACTS). Modularity, scalability, low power losses, and low harmonic distortion are the outstanding properties that make MMCs a key technology for a sustainable future. READ MORE

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

    Author : Kalle Ilves; Hans-Peter Nee; Rainer Marquardt; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; 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