Compensated Medium Voltage 6-Pulse CSR Using Shunt Active Power Filters: Three Different Configurations

MS Hamad, MI Masoud

Abstract


 The 6-pulse controlled AC/DC converter produces harmonics. The input current total harmonic distortion and the input power factor, which is firing delay angle dependent, are major drawbacks, and a compensation technique is mandatory. This paper introduces a compensated 6-pulse current sourcecontrolled rectifier with a shunt active power filter (APF ) in different configurations. The shunt APF  with predictive current control is coupled to the 6-pulse systems in three different compensation configurations. The APF  is connected either directly to the front-end transformer primary or secondary side or via a transformer to reduce the filter side voltage. The comparison between these configuration is introduced; each configuration has merits and demerits. The comparison cannot be genuine. Simulation results are presented for a medium voltage converter which is scaled to allow low-voltage experimental confirmation.

 


Keywords


Shunt active filter, 6-pulse converter, Medium voltage, Predictive current control, and Harmonics.

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Compensated Medium Voltage 6-Pulse CSR Using Shunt Active Power Filters: Three Different Configurations




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