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Effect of short circuited DC link capacitor of an AC–DC–AC inverter on the performance of induction motor
Journal of King Saud University - Engineering Sciences (2016)
  • Hadeed A Sher, King Saud University
Abstract
Induction motors are widely used in industrial power plants due to their robustness, reliability and high performance under variable operating conditions in the electrical power system. Modern industrial progress is dependent on these ruggedly constructed induction motors. Almost every sophisticated process of the industry is based on induction motors. Most of these motors are controlled by means of inverters that change the line frequency. The change in parameters of inverter makes it possible to control the motor according to the design requirements. The reliability of inverter based motor control is an important issue for industrial applications and therefore, it becomes very vital for design engineers to have comprehensive analysis of the inverter fed induction machine. This paper investigates one of the faults that may occur on the DC link of an inverter fed induction motor. The effect of the capacitor short circuit is presented in this paper. It also deals with the effects of short circuited capacitor on freewheeling diode. DC link capacitors are well designed and even the probability of capacitor failure is high, it is always a rare case if they puncture, however this analysis will add to the reliability of the induction machine under variable operating condition.
Publication Date
2016
DOI
doi:10.1016/j.jksues.2014.03.003
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Article in press
Citation Information
Hadeed A Sher. "Effect of short circuited DC link capacitor of an AC–DC–AC inverter on the performance of induction motor" Journal of King Saud University - Engineering Sciences (2016) ISSN: 1018-3639 Journal of King Saud University - Engineering Sciences Production and Hosting by Elsevier B.V. on behalf of King Saud University Editor in-Chief: Prof. A.H. Fakeeha View full editorial board
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