• AIMAD BOUDOUDA Faculty of Technology, University M’hamed Bougara, Avenue de l’indépendance, 35000, Boumerdes, Algeria




Random pulse width modulation (RPWM), Discontinuous pulse width modulation (DPWM), Switching losses, Electromagnetic Interference (EMI), Power spectral density, Voltage source inverter


This paper addresses the spectral characteristics of a carrier-based dual randomized discontinuous pulse width modulation (DRDPWM) technique for reducing conducted EMI and switching losses in three-phase voltage source inverters. It combines two simple random schemes, random carrier frequency modulation (RCF-DPWM) and random pulse position modulation (RPP-DPWM). First, the modulating principle of the DRDPWM is presented. Then, the analytical expressions of power spectral density (PSD) that characterize the output voltage of the three-phase inverter are derived. Analytical and simulation results show the effectiveness of PSD spreading of the DRDPWM. Finally, experimental results verify the analytical and simulation results and prove the effectiveness of the DRDPWM scheme in spreading the spectrum compared to simple schemes (RPP-DPWM and RCF-DPWM) and conventional scheme DPWM.


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