Impedance Source Power Electronic Converters brings together state of the art knowledge and cutting edge techniques in various stages of research related to the ever more popular impedance source converters/inverters. Significant research efforts are underway to develop commercially viable and technically feasible, efficient and reliable power converters for renewable energy, electric transportation and for various industrial applications. This book provides a detailed understanding of the concepts, designs, controls, and application demonstrations of the impedance source converters/inverters. Key features: * Comprehensive analysis of the impedance source converter/inverter topologies, including typical topologies and derived topologies. * Fully explains the design and control techniques of impedance source converters/inverters, including hardware design and control parameter design for corresponding control methods. * Presents the latest power conversion solutions that aim to advance the role of power electronics into industries and sustainable energy conversion systems. * Compares impedance source converter/inverter applications in renewable energy power generation and electric vehicles as well as different industrial applications. * Provides an overview of existing challenges, solutions and future trends. * Supported by calculation examples, simulation models and results. Highly accessible, this is an invaluable resource for researchers, postgraduate/graduate students studying power electronics and its application in industry and renewable energy conversion as well as practising R&D engineers. Readers will be able to apply the presented material for the future design of the next generation of efficient power electronic converters/inverters.
Publication Date: 2016-10-07