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Modeling of a Four-Quadrant Switched Reluctance Motor Drive on EMTDC/PSCAD
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Modeling of a Four-Quadrant Switched Reluctance Motor Drive on EMTDC/PSCAD
El-Samahy, Ismael; Marei, Mostafa I.; El-Saadany, Ehab F.;
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 Abstract
This paper introduces a complete package for SRM drive on Power System Computer-Aided Design/Electromagnetic Transients (PSCAD/EMTDC). A three-phase SRM drive is modeled and simulated on PSCAD. The motor is modeled using an accurate nonlinear analytical model that takes into consideration the machine nonlinearities. A current control algorithm is applied for torque ripple minimization to achieve a smooth output torque which is necessary for high performance applications. The motor drive is tested for four-quadrant operations. The modeled SRM is capable of operating as a motor or generator during clockwise and counterclockwise motions. The proposed package helps in understanding the operational principles of switched reluctance motors, investigating the dynamic characteristics of SRM drives, and achieving a high performance dynamic control task.
 Keywords
EMTDC/PSCAD;Modeling;Simulation;SRM;Torque ripple minimization;
 Language
English
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