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Experimental study on B-spline-based modulation schemes applied in multilevel inverters for electric drive applications

  • Authors: Schettino, G.; Ala, G.; Caruso, M.; Castiglia, V.; Pellitteri, F.; Trapanese, M.; Viola, F.; Miceli, R.
  • Publication year: 2019
  • Type: Articolo in rivista
  • OA Link: http://hdl.handle.net/10447/388580

Abstract

This work presents the design, simulation, and experimental validation of new B-Spline-based modulation techniques applied to a Multilevel Power Inverter (MPI), particularly focusing the attention on the harmonic content of the output voltages of the inverter. Simulation and experimental results are proposed and discussed, mainly describing the potential benefits, such as the increase of the multi-level operation of the converter, and drawbacks (low-order harmonics) related to the adoption of B-Spline functions for multilevel inverters applied in the field of electrical drives.