Analysis of 37 kW Converter-Fed Induction Motor Losses

Lassi Aarniovuori, Paavo Rasilo, Markku Niemelä, Juha Pyrhönen

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    Abstract

    This paper presents an energy efficiency analysis of a 37 kW standard squirrel-cage induction motor under sinusoidal and non-sinusoidal supply. The motor losses are analyzed using the conventional IEC loss segregation method and also numerically modeled using finite element simulations. The measured and simulated loss components are compared with three different modulation methods. The overall simulated losses are in good agreement with the measured ones, but there exist differences in the loss components.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalIEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics
    Volume63
    Issue number9
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2016
    Publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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