(0553) A Survey on High Frequency Inverter and Their Power Control Techniques for Induction Heating Applications

ANAND KUMAR, Moumita Sadhu, Dr. Niladri Das, Pradip Kumar Sadhu, Debabrata Roy, Dr. Ankur Ganguly

Abstract


Intensive use of induction heating technology can be seen in many areas such as industrial, domestic and medical applications. With the evolution of high frequency switches, the design of high frequency inverter become easy, which is the key element of induction heating technology. It has been seen that the control of output power in high frequency inverter for induction heating application is complex. However, importance of IH technology is not widespread in the globe.

In induction heating technology, accurate output power and current control are required with appropriate dynamics. Regarding designing of high frequency inverter for IH (Induction Heating) application, number of power control technique has been discussed. In this paper, a comprehensive review of different power control techniques for IH application has been incorporated regarding high frequency inverter for modern IH applications (domestic & industrial). 


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