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In the last decade, many methods for control of three-phase boost-type pulsewidth modulation (PWM) rectifier under unbalanced input voltage conditions have been studied and presented. These methods use the sequential components of input voltages, pole voltages, and input currents of the rectifier to analyze and control the instantaneous powers, of which dual (positive-sequence and negative-sequence rotating) frame control is the most common structure. Anyway, this paper analyzes the instantaneous powers of the PWM rectifier in two-phase stationary frame. Based on this analysis, the input-power-control, input-output-power-control, and output-power-control methods for PWM rectifier under unbalanced voltage conditions are proposed in single stationary frame. Compared with the existing methods, simplicity may be the major advantage of the method in this paper. Rotating transformation and phase detection of the input voltages are both eliminated. Moreover, sequential component extraction of the control variables is also not necessary, leading to much reduced time delay to the control system. Experimental results on a 9-kVA PWM rectifier show validity and effectiveness of the proposed methods.
Date of Publication: Oct. 2010