Strategy for enhancing reliability and lifetime of DC-AC inverters used for wind turbines


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Batunlu C., Albarbar A.

MICROELECTRONICS RELIABILITY, vol.85, pp.25-37, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 85
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.microrel.2018.04.006
  • Title of Journal : MICROELECTRONICS RELIABILITY
  • Page Numbers: pp.25-37
  • Keywords: Reliability, Lifetime, Power electronics, Wind turbines, DC-AC inverters, HIGH-POWER IGBTS, THERMAL-STRESS, MODULES, MANAGEMENT

Abstract

Lifetime of wind turbine inverters is below expectations therefore, novel design and drive strategies are timely required to achieve optimum life span.