Control of Power Electronic Converters and Systems: Volume 4

Control of Power Electronic Converters and Systems: Volume 4

1st Edition - November 1, 2022

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  • Editor: Frede Blaabjerg
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323856225

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Control of Power Electronic Converters and Systems, Volume Four covers emerging topics in the control of power electronics and converters not covered in previous volumes, including emerging power converter topologies, storage systems, battery chargers and the smart transformer. This updated edition specifically focuses on emerging power converter topologies and discusses very recent advances and topics with applications in power electronics and formidable probable dynamics. Chapters include modeling of power converters and their control, with supportive simulations and additional experimental results. Anyone looking for fundamental knowledge regarding new trends in power electronics by application, and also ready to use models and methodologies in their design, control and testing will find this the next invaluable resource in this highly regarded series.

Key Features

  • Combines essential control design methods and trends with different applications of power convertor topologies
  • Includes global perspectives, case studies and real examples from different applications and their control
  • Features ready-to-use models and methodologies in power electronic application, their design, control and testing


Graduate students, researchers, and practitioners in industry, who are working on the design and control of power electronic equipment and engineers who are using the power electronic equipment in their application, Graduate courses Fundamentals of Power Electronic Converter Control (Graduate course, Intensive industrial course), Control of Power Electronic Converters and Systems, Power Converters and their applications

Table of Contents

  • Topic 1: Emerging power converters
    1. Z-source converters, classification and their control
    2. Three phase Z-source converters and their control
    3. Dual active bridge converter and its control
    4. Matrix converter – model and control
    5. Current source converter/Inverter
    6. Power Electronics Building Blocks – Control and applications

    Topic 2: Charging technology for low and high power applications
    7. Control of chargers for computers (25 p)
    8. Battery charges for electrical vehicles (30 p)

    Topic 3: Storage systems
    9. Battery cell balancing control methods (20 p)
    10. Control of battery systems
    11. Control of fly-wheel energy storage technology (20 p)
    12. Super-capacitors, their design and control (20)
    13. Smart state of charge detection methods in control of energy storage systems (25 p)
    14. Operation and control of UPS systems
    15. Operation and control of data-centers

    Topic 4: Solid state transformer and its use
    17. Solid state transformer and its potential topologies
    18. Medium voltage grid solid state transformer
    19. Solid state transformer applied in rail way systems

Product details

  • No. of pages: 410
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2022
  • Published: November 1, 2022
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323856225

About the Editor

Frede Blaabjerg

Frede Blaabjerg was with ABB‐Scandia, Randers, Denmark, from 1987 to 1988. From 1988 to 1992, he was a Ph.D. Student with Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark. He became an Assistant Professor in 1992, Associate Professor in 1996, and Full Professor of power electronics and drives in 1998. His current research interests include power electronics and its applications such as in wind turbines, PV systems, reliability, harmonics and adjustable speed drives. He has received 17 IEEE Prize Paper Awards, the IEEE PELS Distinguished Service Award in 2009, the EPE‐PEMC Council Award in 2010, the IEEE William E. Newell Power Electronics Award 2014 and the Villum Kann Rasmussen Research Award 2014. He was an Editor‐in‐Chief of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER ELECTRONICS from 2006 to 2012. He is nominated in 2014 and 2015 by Thomson Reuters to be among the most 250 cited researchers in Engineering in the world.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Energy Technology, The Faculty of Engineering Science, Aalborg University, Denmark

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