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International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems

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Volume 15, Issue 1

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An Improved Power Quality BIBRED Converter-Based VSI-Fed BLDC Motor Drive

Bhim Singh / Vashist Bist
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Published Online: 2014-01-18 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ijeeps-2013-0144

Abstract

This paper presents an IHQRR (integrated high-quality rectifier regulator) BIBRED (boost integrated buck rectifier energy storage DC-DC) converter-based VSI (voltage source inverter)-fed BLDC (brushless DC) motor drive. The speed control of BLDC motor is achieved by controlling the DC link voltage of the VSI using a single voltage sensor. This allows VSI to operate in fundamental frequency switching mode for electronic commutation of BLDC motor which reduces the switching losses due to high-frequency switching used in conventional approach of PWM (pulse width modulation)-based VSI-fed BLDC motor drive. A BIBRED converter is operated in a dual-DCM (discontinuous conduction mode) thus using a voltage follower approach for PFC (power factor correction) and DC link voltage control. The performance of the proposed drive is evaluated for improved power quality over a wide range of speed control and supply voltage variation for demonstrating the behavior of proposed drive. The power quality indices thus obtained are within the recommended limits by international PQ (power quality) standards such as IEC 61000-3-2.

Keywords: BIBRED converter; BLDC motor; IHQRR; PFC; power quality; VSI

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Published Online: 2014-01-18


Citation Information: International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, Volume 15, Issue 1, Pages 25–33, ISSN (Online) 1553-779X, ISSN (Print) 2194-5756, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ijeeps-2013-0144.

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