Advertisement

Frontiers in Energy

, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 16–26 | Cite as

Constant temperature control of tundish induction heating power supply for metallurgical manufacturing

  • Yufei Yue
  • Qianming XuEmail author
  • Peng Guo
  • An Luo
Research Article
  • 11 Downloads

Abstract

The tundish induction heating power supply (TIHPS) is one of the most important equipment in the continuous casting process for metallurgical manufacturing. Specially, the constant temperature control is greatly significant for metallurgical manufacturing. In terms of the relationship between TIH load temperature and output power of TIHPS, the constant temperature control can be realized by power control. In this paper, a TIHPS structure with three-phase PWM rectifiers and full-bridge cascaded inverter is proposed. Besides, an input harmonic current blocking strategy and a load voltage feedforward control are also proposed to realize constant temperature control. To meet the requirement of the system, controller parameters are designed properly. Experiments are conducted to validate the feasibility and effectiveness of the proposed TIHPS topology and the control methods.

Keywords

tundish induction heating power supply (TIHPS) constant temperature control input harmonic current blocking load voltage feedforward 

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Lucía O, Maussion P, Dede E J, Burdío J M. Induction heating technology and its applications: past developments, current technology, and future challenges. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2014, 61(5): 2509–2520CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Moreland W C. The induction range: its performance and its development problems. IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, 1973, 9(1): 81–85CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Davies J, Simpson P. Induction Heating Handbook. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1979Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Zu L Y, Meng H J, Zhi X. Coupled numerical simulation of fluid field and temperature field in five-strand tundish of continuous casting. In: Proceeding of International Conference Electric Information and Control Engineering, Wuhan, China, 2011, 251–255Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Ristiana R, Syaichu-Rohman A, Rusmin P H. Modeling and control of temperature dynamics in induction furnace system. In: Proceeding of 5th IEEE International Conference on System Engineering and Technology (ICSET), Shah Alam, Malaysia, 2015Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Ristiana R, Rochman A S. Modelling and desain temperature control of induction furnaces system. Dissertation for the Master’s Degree. Indonesia: Institut Teknologi Bandung, 2013Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    He Q, Su Z, Xie Z, Zhong Z, Yao Q. A novel principle for molten steel level measurement in tundish by using temperature gradient. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 2017, 66 (7): 1809–1819CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Viriya P, Sittichok S, Matsuse K. Analysis of high-frequency induction cooker with variable frequency power control. PCCOsaka, 2002, 3: 1502–1507Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Liu Y, Ge B, Abu-Rub H, Sun H, Peng F, Xue Y. Model predictive direct power control for active power decoupled single-phase quasi- Z-source inverter. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 2016, 12(4): 1550–1559CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    Zhang Y, Qu C, Gao J. Performance improvement of direct power control of PWM rectifier under unbalanced network. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2017, 32(3): 2319–2328CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    Xiang C, Liu Z, Zhang G, Liao Y. A model-based predictive direct power control for traction line-side converter in high-speed railway. In: 2016 IEEE Conference and Expo of Transportation Electrification Asia-pacific, Busan, South Korea, 2016, 134–138CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. 12.
    Hu J, Zhu J, Dorrell D G. Predictive direct power control of doubly fed induction generators under unbalanced grid voltage conditions for power quality improvement. IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, 2015, 6(3): 943–950CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. 13.
    Isobe T, Shimada R. New power supply topologies enabling high performance induction heating by using MERS. In: 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Vienna, Austria, 2013, 5046–5051Google Scholar
  14. 14.
    Saha B, Kim R Y. High power density series resonant inverter using an auxiliary switched capacitor cell for induction heating applications. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2014, 29(4): 1909–1918CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. 15.
    Mishima T, Nakaoka M. A load-power adaptive dual pulse modulated current phasor-controlled ZVS high-frequency resonant inverter for induction heating applications. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2014, 29(8): 3864–3880CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. 16.
    Rodriguez J I, Leeb S B. A multilevel inverter topology for inductively coupled power transfer. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2006, 21(6): 1607–1617CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. 17.
    Althobaiti A, Armstrong M, Elgendy M A. Current control of three-phase grid-connected PV inverters using adaptive PR controller. In: 2016 7th International Renewable Energy Congress (IREC), Hammamet, Tunisia, 2016Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Higher Education Press and Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Electric Power Conversion and Control Engineering Technology Research CenterHunan UniversityChangshaChina

Personalised recommendations