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Total Harmonic Distortion of Single Phase Mid-Point Cycloconverter Comparison Between MOSFET, IGBT and GTO Power Devices

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2019
Ammar Falah Algamluoli

Ammar Falah Algamluoli. Total Harmonic Distortion of Single Phase Mid-Point Cycloconverter Comparison Between MOSFET, IGBT and GTO Power Devices. International Journal of Computer Applications 181(35):10-15, January 2019. BibTeX

	author = {Ammar Falah Algamluoli},
	title = {Total Harmonic Distortion of Single Phase Mid-Point Cycloconverter Comparison Between MOSFET, IGBT and GTO Power Devices},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {January 2019},
	volume = {181},
	number = {35},
	month = {Jan},
	year = {2019},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {10-15},
	numpages = {6},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2019918300},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


Power Electronic Cycloconverter circuits use in different application for example, ship propulsion and cement mill. These applications require adjustable speed to do their job. Changing number of pole of motor is quite difficult. So, Cycloconverter circuit play important role to adjustable speed higher or lower than synchronous speed. In this paper, single phase mid-point Cycloconverter will be investigated. MOSFET, IGBT and GTO will be used as power devices in Cycloconverter circuit. Harmonics and total harmonics distortion(THD) for Cycloconverter circuit will be compared between these power devices. Pulse width modulation technique PWM will be used as gate drive for all power devices. MATLAB software will be used in this project.


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Cycloconverter , MOSFET , IGBT, GTO, Harmonics and THD