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Title: Cooperative Control of Active Power Filters in Power Systems without Mutual Communication

The procedure for calculating controller parameters of the APFs implemented into a multibus industrial power system for harmonic voltage mitigation is presented. The node-voltage-detection control strategy is applied and the basic controller parameters are found under the condition that the demanded THD factors at the buses where the APFs are placed will be obtained. A cooperative control of several APFs without mutual communication is proposed, simulated, and experimentally verified. By tuning the controller gains without considering the power circuit parameters, all APFs used tend to share harmonic load currents approximately equally regardless of the operation modes of the nonlinear loads in different parts of the power system.
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  1. Department of Power Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, Technická 2, 166 27 Prague 6, Czech Republic
  2. Department of Electric Machines, Drives, and Power Electronics, Institute of Thermomechanics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Dolejškova 5, 182 02 Prague 8, Czech Republic
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Z20570509; MSM 6840770017
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Journal Name:
Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 2010; Related Information: CHORUS Timestamp: 2016-08-18 16:16:27; Journal ID: ISSN 1024-123X
Hindawi Publishing Corporation
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) (SC-21)
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