A Nonlinear Adaptive Control for a Bidirectional DC-AC Converter With Parameter Uncertainties

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This article presents an adaptive control scheme for a three-phase voltage source converter (VSC) used as a STATCOM. The novelty of the method lies in the derivation of the adaptive control input and parameter update laws using the nonlinear model of the VSC with uncertainties. It is proven using the Lyapunov stability theory that the suggested method ensures asymptotic state tracking for the VSC's dc-bus voltage while generating the compensated reactive power. Hardware-in-the-loop and experimental implementations using a TI high-voltage evaluation board, C2000 controller boards, PLECS, and RT-Box system are employed to demonstrate the controller's superior performance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)9551-9558
Number of pages8
JournalIEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics
Issue number8
StateAccepted/In press - 2023

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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