Doctoral Dissertations


High efficiency and high performance power converters and motor drives for hybrid vehicles and electric ship propulsion


Shuai Lu


"This dissertation focuses on the high efficiency and performance power converters and motor drives for emerging application in hybrid (electric) vehicle and electric ship propulsion. It includes eight papers organized in three parts"--Abstract, page iv.


Corzine, Keith, 1968-
Ferdowsi, Mehdi

Committee Member(s)

Venayagamoorthy, Ganesh K.
McMillin, Bruce M.
Crow, Mariesa


Electrical and Computer Engineering

Degree Name

Ph. D. in Electrical Engineering


University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

Spring 2007

Journal article titles appearing in thesis/dissertation

  • New battery/ultra-capacitor energy storage system design and its motor drive integration for hybrid electric vehicles
  • New method of utilizing ultra-capacitor energy sources in hybrid electric vehicles over a wide speed range
  • Unique ultracapacitor direct integration scheme in multilevel motor drives for large vehicle propulsion
  • Distributed control of hybrid motor drives
  • Advanced control and analysis of cascaded multilevel converters based on P-Q compensation
  • Cascaded multilevel converters with non-integer or dynamically changing DC voltage ratios
  • Multilevel multi-phase propulsion drives
  • Direct torque control of five-phase induction motor using space vector modulation with harmonics elimination and optimal switching sequence


xviii, 108 pages

Note about bibliography

Includes bibliographical references.


© 2007 Shuai Lu, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Dissertation - Citation

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Subject Headings

Electrolytic capacitors
Hybrid electric vehicles -- Power supply
Hybrid electric vehicles
Ship propulsion, Electric

Thesis Number

T 9199

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