Modifications of the soft switching system resistant to disturbances in control systems of voltage sources inverters

Bartosz Rozegnał

Abstrakt

Reduction of the switching losses in three-phase voltage source inverters can be achieved by using of soft switching systems that not only increase the efficiency of the inverters, but they also reduce the size of the semiconductor cooling circuits, that is especially important in traction vehicles. The majority of existing soft  switching systems have some drawbacks that could be danger for inverter operation in the case of disturbances in control systems. The paper briefly describes the structure, operation principles and results of laboratory tests of the proposed soft switching system. Particular attention has been paid to the specific features of alternative versions of the proposed soft switching system, that allow to improve operating parameters of the basic system.

Słowa kluczowe: soft switching, switching losses, voltage source inverters, ZCZVS converters
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