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Efficiency and Performance Optimization of Induction Motor Drive


Bhavana Tiwari, P K Choudhary
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Induction Motor(IM) are known for its power/mass ratio, its efficiency, low cost and maintenance free performance during its life cycle therefore known as workhorses of industries. But huge amount of energy is wasted by IM due to their poor efficiency, also the operating cost is high. Therefore a small increment in efficiency may lead to contribute huge significant effect on the entire energy saving. The main key features in which estimation and re-production of optimal flux component of current (Ids) depends, are loss model control (LMC) and search control (SC). To drive loss-minimization expression, core saturation is considered with d-q loss model of IM. Ids value expression for various load profiles, this loss expression is used to derive optimal Ids expression and tabulation is done. According to the table, a model is designed. The optimal Ids* value can be calculated, which depends upon run-time profile, followed by feed-forward manner and thus eliminates complex computation of run time loss model. Comparison is done between proposed operation that is optimal Ids and constant Ids obtained by conventional method. Increment of 1-12% efficiency is observed.

Bhavana Tiwari, P K Choudhary

Variable speed Drive, Induction Motor, HVDC, Efficiency Optimization

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 5 | September-October - 2016
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2016-10-30 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
53-62 IJSRSET16254   Technoscience Academy

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Bhavana Tiwari, P K Choudhary, "Efficiency and Performance Optimization of Induction Motor Drive", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 5, pp.53-62, September-October-2016.
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