Four Quadrant Operation of a Single Phase Improved Power Quality AC-DC Converters
Dhiya A. Al-Nimma1, Ali Saad Amin2
Manuscript received on September 01, 2013. | Revised Manuscript Received on September 17, 2013. | Manuscript published on September 20, 2013. | PP: 20-29 | Volume-1, Issue-10, September 2013. | Retrieval Number: J03110911013/2013©BEIESP
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Abstract: This paper presents the four quadrant operation of a boost type single phase bidirectional ac-dc convertor via modeling and simulation. Improved power quality with unity input power factor has been achieved by adopting the hysteresis band current control technique. The simulation results confirm the efficacy of the hysteresis control that renders operation of the boost converter as the operating point transfers between the four quadrants at a unity power factor.
Keywords: Bidirectional ac-dc converter, improved power quality, boost convertors.