Digital Power Electronics and Applications


  • Fang Lin Luo, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
  • Hong Ye, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
  • Muhammad Rashid, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL, USA.

The purpose of this book is to describe the theory of Digital Power Electronics and its applications. The authors apply digital control theory to power electronics in a manner thoroughly different from the traditional, analog control scheme. In order to apply digital control theory to power electronics, the authors define a number of new parameters, including the energy factor, pumping energy, stored energy, time constant, and damping time constant. These parameters differ from traditional parameters such as the power factor, power transfer efficiency, ripple factor, and total harmonic distortion. These new parameters result in the definition of new mathematical modeling:• A zero-order-hold (ZOH) is used to simulate all AC/DC rectifiers.• A first-order-hold (FOH) is used to simulate all DC/AC inverters.• A second-order-hold (SOH) is used to simulate all DC/DC converters.• A first-order-hold (FOH) is used to simulate all AC/AC (AC/DC/AC) converters.
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PRIMARY: Ph.D students and professors in Power Electronics.SECONDARY: researchers, designers and engineers in Power electronics.


Book information

  • Published: September 2005
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-088757-6

Table of Contents

Introduction; Energy Factor (EF) and Sub-Sequential Parameters; Basic Mathematics of Digital Control Systems; Mathematical Modeling of Digital Power Electronisc; Digitally Controlled AC/DC Rectifiers; Digitally Controlled DC/AC Inverters; Digitally Controlled DC/DC Converters; Digitally Controlled AC/AC Converters; Open-Loop Control for Digital Power Electronics; Closed-Loop Control for Digital Power Electronisc; Energy Factor Application in AC and DC Motor Drives; Applications in Other Branches of Power Electronics