Shunt Active Filter Using Fuzzy Logic Based on Three-level (NPC) Inverter to Compensate Current Harmonics

Shunt Active Filter Using Fuzzy Logic Based on Three-level (NPC) Inverter to Compensate Current Harmonics

Loutfi BenyettouMustapha Tebbakh

Laboratory of Electrical Engineering, University of M’sila, Algeria

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19 July 2018
5 November 2018
31 December 2018
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In this paper, a three-level (NPC) shunt active power filter based on fuzzy logic controller is modeled, simulated, and tested. The fundament of Instantaneous Reactive Power Algorithm is used for extracting compensated reference harmonic current. A fuzzy logic controlled shunt Active Power Filter Using Hysteresis Band Current is applied to regulate the DC capacitor voltage of shunt Active Power Filter in order to improve the active filter dynamic, to ensure sinusoidal source currents and to produce a high power quality. The main goal of the proposed active filtering system is to maintain the THD well within IEEE on harmonics levels. Simulation results through MATLAB/Simulink are presented and interpreted. It is demonstrated that the fuzzy logic controller improves the performance of the active power filter.


Three-level (NPC), Shunt active power filter, harmonic distortion (THD), hysteresis, fuzzy logic controller

1. Introduction
2. Description of the APF Topology
3. Current Control by Hysteresis
4. Fuzzy Logic Current Controller
5. DC Capacitor Voltage Control
6. Results of the Simulation
7. Results and Discussions
8. Conclusion

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