Volume 5, Number 4 (December 2009)                   IJEEE 2009, 5(4): 261-269 | Back to browse issues page


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Asgar M, Afjei E. A New Class of Resonant Discharge Drive Topology for Switched Reluctance Motor. IJEEE. 2009; 5 (4) :261-269
URL: http://ijeee.iust.ac.ir/article-1-221-en.html

Abstract:   (6123 Views)
Switched reluctance motor (SRM) drive has a remarkable characteristic, high efficiency, and good controllability, which makes it attractive for high-speed applications. In this paper, the basic control strategy for a switched reluctance motor drive circuit is explained and then three different resonant discharge topologies for SRM drive circuit are proposed. Due to resonantly discharging of excess energy, these topologies provide faster rate of fall for the phase current, which permits the motor to operate at higher speeds. In the new circuits a capacitor is charged resonantly by the use of motor phase windings during the phase turn off periods and then discharged via an inductor and a diode during the next working strokes. Three different drive circuits utilizing this process are proposed. A detailed explanation and demonstration of the converter circuits have been presented.
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Type of Study: Research Paper |
Received: 2009/12/12 | Accepted: 2013/12/30 | Published: 2013/12/30

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