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Modified current source inverter fed induction motor drive with reduced torque pulsations

Gopakumar, K and Sathiakumar, S and Biswas, SK and Vithayathil, J (1984) Modified current source inverter fed induction motor drive with reduced torque pulsations. In: Electric Power Applications, IEE Proceedings B, 131 (4). pp. 159-164.

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A new technique for reducing the torque pulsations in a conventional current source inverter fed induction motor drive is presented. This does not attempt to improve the current waveforms, but modifies the airgap MMF directly. This is based on the use of a motor with two sets of balanced phase windings, with a 30 electrical degree phase difference between them, and each set being fed from a conventional current source inverter. The two inverters are further connected in series so that they can operate from the same current source. As a consequence of this arrangement, the voltage rating of the components of each inverter is reduced, along with reduced torque ripple. This scheme has been experimentally verified and compared with the performance of a conventional scheme.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Electric Power Applications, IEE Proceedings B
Publisher: IEEE
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Department/Centre: Division of Electrical Sciences > Electrical Engineering
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2010 11:44
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:43
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/22823

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