Advertisement

Comparative Study of PWM Technique for Switching Loss Reduction and Acoustic Noise Reduction in VSI-Fed Drives

  • Tarang Kalaria
  • Tapankumar TrivediEmail author
  • Vinod Patel
  • Rajendrasinh Jadeja
  • Chandresh Patel
Conference paper
  • 40 Downloads
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 169)

Abstract

Variable-frequency drives (VFDs) are widely used in the industry and off-grid PV-based pumping applications due to their versatile operation. The operating performance of VFDs in the given environment is mainly affected by switching losses and generation of acoustic noise. During the development of PWM techniques of VSI, both the attributes are considered separately. In this paper, different methods aimed at switching loss reduction and acoustic noise reduction are reported so that both the operating requirement of drives are satisfied. Different bus clamping methods such as DPWM0, DPWM1, DPWM2, and DPWM3 are studied and compared. Simulation results demonstrate the effectiveness of these schemes in reducing inverter switching losses and reducing acoustic noise of variable-frequency drive.

Keywords

Switching loss reduction Acoustic noise reduction Discontinuous PWM 

References

  1. 1.
    Holmes, D.G., Lipo, T.A.: Pulse width modulation for power converters : principles and practice. Wiley (2003)Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Binojkumar, A.C., Saritha, B., Narayanan, G.: Experimental comparison of conventional and bus-clamping PWM methods based on electrical and acoustic noise spectra of induction motor drives. IEEE Trans. Ind. Appl. 52, 4061–4073 (2016)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Boys, J.T., Handley, P.G.: Spread spectrum switching: low noise modulation technique for PWM inverter drives. IEE Proc. B Electr. Power Appl. 139, 252 (1992)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Hava, A.M., Kerkman, R.J., Lipo, T.A.: A high-performance generalized discontinuous PWM algorithm. IEEE Trans. Ind. Appl. 34, 1059–1071 (1998)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Kumar, A.C.B., Narayanan, G.: Variable-switching frequency PWM technique for induction motor drive to spread acoustic noise spectrum with reduced current ripple. IEEE Trans. Ind. Appl. 52, 3927–3938 (2016)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Reddy, T.B., Ishwarya, K.: Simple and efficient generalized scalar PWM algorithm for VSI fed induction motor drives. In: 2012 IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Drives and Energy Systems (PEDES), IEEE, 1–6 2012Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Li, J., Liang, D.T.W.: Novel control scheme for reduced switching loss in inverter drives. In: 1997 IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives Conference Record, IEEE, MB3/5.1–MB3/5.3Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Gowri, K.S., Reddy, T.B., Babu, C.S.: Switching loss characteristics of advanced DPWM methods using space vector based double switching clamping sequences. In: 2009 IEEE Symposium on Industrial Electronics & Applications, IEEE, 818–822 2009Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Guillermo, R.A., Valenzuela, M.A., Weaver, M.D., Lorenz, R.D.: The impact of switching frequency on PWM AC drive efficiency. In: 2016 IEEE Pulp, Paper & Forest Industries Conference (PPFIC), IEEE, 153–163 2016Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    Jadeja, R., Ved, A., Chauhan, S.: An Investigation on the performance of random PWM controlled converters. Eng. Appl. Sci. Res. 5, 876–884 (2015)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tarang Kalaria
    • 1
  • Tapankumar Trivedi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Vinod Patel
    • 2
  • Rajendrasinh Jadeja
    • 1
  • Chandresh Patel
    • 2
  1. 1.Electrical Engineering DepartmentMarwadi Education Foundations Group of InstitutionsRajkotIndia
  2. 2.Amtech Electronics Pvt. LtdGandhinagarIndia

Personalised recommendations