Impedance Decoupling in DC Distributed Systems to Maintain Stability and Dynamic Performance
AbstractDC distributed systems are highly reliable and efficient means of delivering DC power or adopting renewable energy resources. However, DC distributed systems are prone to instability and dynamic performance degradation due to the negative incremental input impedance of DC-DC converts. In this paper, we propose a generic method to eliminate the impact of the negative input impedance on DC systems by shaping the source output impedance such that its bode-plot is restricted in the area that is contained below the product of the source’s duty ratio and its characteristic impedance. The performance deterioration originates whenever the output impedance of the source exceeds, in magnitude, the input impedance of the load converter due to deficiency in stability margins. Hence, confining the impedance in the proposed region helps decouple the interaction between the converters and preserve their own dynamic performances. The proposed method was proven by analytical analysis, time-based simulation, and practical experiments. All of their outcomes were in agreement, proving the effectiveness of the proposed method in preserving the dynamic performance of distributed systems. View Full-Text
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Aldhaheri, A.; Etemadi, A. Impedance Decoupling in DC Distributed Systems to Maintain Stability and Dynamic Performance. Energies 2017, 10, 470.
Aldhaheri A, Etemadi A. Impedance Decoupling in DC Distributed Systems to Maintain Stability and Dynamic Performance. Energies. 2017; 10(4):470.Chicago/Turabian Style
Aldhaheri, Ahmed; Etemadi, Amir. 2017. "Impedance Decoupling in DC Distributed Systems to Maintain Stability and Dynamic Performance." Energies 10, no. 4: 470.
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