Variable speed operation of SRM with dual rating using proper voltage excitation An, Young-Joo;
This paper addresses the efficient improvement of the Switched Reluctance Motor(SRM) by the proper voltage excitation. In the case of loads with large operational motor-speed differences such as washing machine, an SRM system driven by a constant DC-link voltage is not useful for improving the efficiency. To reduce the effect of the excess DC-link voltage, AC-DC control converter that uses a silicon controlled rectifier instead of diode rectifier is employed in the SRM driver system. AC-DC control converter supplies a proper link voltage for low-speed operation. The experimental results demonstrated that the efficiency of the system was improved at low speeds.
Switched reluctance motor;Proper voltage excitation;AC-DC converter;Efficient improvement;
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