Analysis and performance assessment of six-pulse inverter-fed three-phase and six-phase induction machines
- Publication Type:
- Journal Article
- IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, 2006, 42 (6), pp. 1487 - 1495
- Issue Date:
This paper describes a model for a six-phase induction motor driven by an inverter operating in a six-pulse (square wave) mode. The model is implemented, and performance, in terms of torque, current, and efficiency, is compared to the performance of a three-phase motor (supplied with either a sine and six-pulse voltage). The models are verified experimentally to a degree of accuracy, and it is illustrated that the improvement in inverter efficiency when in six-pulse operating mode may improve the performance of the overall system, although the improvement is marginal in the example used. The potential of this drive configuration is demonstrated. © 2006 IEEE.
Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: