Advanced Field Weakening Control for Squirrel-Cage Induction Motor in Wide Range of DC-Link Voltage Conditions

  • Son, Yung-Deug (Dept. of Mechanical Facility Control Engineering, Korea University of Technology and Education) ;
  • Jung, Jun-Hyung (Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Pusan National University) ;
  • Kim, Jang-Mok (Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Pusan National University)
  • Received : 2016.02.24
  • Accepted : 2016.10.28
  • Published : 2017.03.01


This paper proposes a field weakening control method for operating an induction motor with a variable DC input voltage condition. In the variable DC voltage condition such as a battery, the field weakening method are required for the maximum output power. The conventional field weakening control methods can be used for operating the induction motor over the rated speed in a constant DC-link voltage condition. However, the conventional methods for operating the motor with the variable DC voltage is not suitable for the maximum output power. To overcome this problem, this paper proposes the optimized field weakening control method to extend the operating range of the induction motor with a rated power in a limited thermal and a wide DC input voltage conditions. The optimized d-axis and q-axis current equations are derived according to the field weakening region I and II to extend the operating region. The experimental results are presented to verify the effectiveness of the proposed method.


Supported by : KOREATECH


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