Overview of Control Techniques for Multicellular Converter | Journal of Engineering Sciences

Overview of Control Techniques for Multicellular Converter

Author(s): P. Djondiné

Affilation(s): The University of Ngaoundéré, Faculty of Science, Department of Physics, B.P. 454, Ngaoundéré, Cameroon

*Corresponding Author’s Address: pdjondine@yahoo.fr

Issue: Volume 5; Issue 1 (2018)

Paper received: February 21, 2018
The final version of the paper received: April 30, 2018
Paper accepted online: May 5, 2018

Djondiné P. Overview of control techniques for multicellular converter / P. Djondiné // Journal of Engineering Sciences. – Sumy : Sumy State University, 2018. – Volume 5, Issue 1. – P. E10-E14.

DOI: 10.21272/jes.2018.5(1).e3

Research Area: MECHANICAL ENGINEERING: Computational Mechanics


The structure multicellular converters, which appeared at the beginning of the 1990s, makes it possible to share the constraints in tension and it also improves the harmonic contents of the wave forms. To benefit as well as possible from the large potential of the multicellular structure, an appropriate distribution of the voltages crossing each cell is needed. These converters are drastically used in industry as well as in research. One of the main limitations of these converters is unregulated supply of voltage and current. To overcome these problems there are various control techniques used in combination with these converters. In this review we summarized few of these control techniques. Some well known control techniques are PID, sliding mode control and Petri nets control. We have also paid attention on the advantages and disadvantages of these techniques with basic operating principle.

Keywords: multicellular converter, PID, sliding mode, Petri Nets control.


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