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Flexible medium voltage DC electric railway systems

Deliverables

Assessment of performance for MVDC electrification systems

A short report will be developed summarising the results obtained from the model of static converters developed in Task 1.2. The report will include monitoring and verification of the impact against the technical KPI (a)

Literature review of converters suitable for MVDC railway electrification

A short report will be developed from the study of the most important and recent articles published on static converters for the supply of railway electrification systems and for medium voltage power distribution networks

Converters topologies for MVDC transformers

A short report will be produced comparing several modular topologies for MVDC transformers to identify the most suitable for the application to railway traction.

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Publications

Investigating the best topology for Traction Power Substations (TPSs) in a Medium Voltage DC (MVDC) railway electrification system

Author(s): Sina Sharifi, Tamer Kamel, Pietro Tricoli
Published in: 23rd European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE21), September 2021, 2021
Publisher: IEEE

Medium voltage DC (MVDC) railway electrification systems: Assessment of performance

Author(s): Sina Sharifi, Pietro Tricoli
Published in: 16th World Congress on Railway Research, 2022
Publisher: 16th World Congress on Railway Research

Converter Topologies for MVDC Traction Transformers

Author(s): Izsak Ferencz, Dorin Petreus, Pietro Tricoli
Published in: 2020 IEEE 26th International Symposium for Design and Technology in Electronic Packaging (SIITME), 2020, Page(s) 362-367, ISBN 978-1-7281-7506-5
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/siitme50350.2020.9292214

A Power Electronic Traction Transformer for a Medium Voltage DC Electric Railway System

Author(s): Izsak Ferencz, Dorin Petreus, Pietro Tricoli
Published in: 2021 44th International Spring Seminar on Electronics Technology (ISSE), 2021, Page(s) 1-6, ISBN 978-1-6654-1477-7
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/isse51996.2021.9467646

Comparative Study of Three Snubber Circuits for a Phase-Shift Converter

Author(s): Izsak Ferencz, Dorin Petreus, Toma Patarau
Published in: 2020 International Symposium on Power Electronics, Electrical Drives, Automation and Motion (SPEEDAM), 24-26 June 2020, 2020, Page(s) 763-768, ISBN 978-1-7281-7019-0
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/speedam48782.2020.9161962

Medium-voltage DC electric railway systems: A review on feeding arrangements and power converter topologies

Author(s): Sina Sharifi, Izsák Ferdinánd Ferencz, Tamer Kamel, Dorin Petreuş, Pietro Tricoli
Published in: IET Electrical Systems in Transportation, 20429746, 2022, ISSN 2042-9746
Publisher: IET
DOI: 10.1049/els2.12054