Performance Evaluation of Transistor Clamped H-Bridge (TCHB)-Based Five-Level Inverter

  • V. Kiranmayee
  • A. Sharath Kumar
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 626)


Multilevel inverters are usually employed in high-power applications. Lower harmonics in the output make the multilevel inverters capable to handle high-power applications. Their main drawbacks are complex circuitry, with high number of power electronic devices and passive components. So, a structure called Transistor Clamped H-Bridge Multilevel Inverter (TCHB) is designed. This topology gives five-level voltage output with reduced number of switches. The simulation results employing level-shifted multicarrier modulation are presented, and THD is observed.


Multilevel inverters (MLI) TCHB five-level MLI Reliability improvement THD Efficiency 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Kiranmayee
    • 1
  • A. Sharath Kumar
    • 1
  1. 1.Electrical and Electronics EngineeringKamala Institute of Technology & ScienceHuzurabadIndia

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