Power Electronic Converters and Induction Motor Drives


Jorge Rodas, PhD – Professor, Faculty of Engineering, National University of Asuncion, Paraguay

Series: Renewable Energy: Research, Development and Policies
BISAC: TEC008000; TEC031010
DOI: https://doi.org/10.52305/NUIC7091

With the increased emphasis on climate change and reducing harmful emissions in the atmosphere, interest in power electronics converters and electric motor drives has led to significant new developments in renewable energy systems or electric propulsion. By and large, an electric machine and a power converter are required as a means of propulsion in transportation-related applications, and an electric generator and a power converter are indispensable parts of many wind-energy-based generation systems. This book resulted in five chapters covering some of the following topics:

• Linear and nonlinear control of three-phase and multiphase motor drive systems;
• Linear and nonlinear control of power electronics converters;
• Winding types of multiphase machines;
• Fault-tolerant control of multiphase machines;

The chapters published in this book, written by the world’s leading researchers in the field, will provide a further impetus to the developments in the field, stimulating new research endeavours in an area that will likely increase in importance in the forthcoming years.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Current and Voltage Control of AC Power Electronic Converters in Microgrids
Diego Pérez-Estévez and Jesús Doval-Gandoy
CINTECX, Universidade de Vigo, Applied Power Electronics Technology Research Group (APET), Vigo, Spain

Chapter 2. State-of-the-Art Multi-Phase Windings Types
Ayman Samy Abdel-Khalik1, Mohamed Y. Metwly1, Ahmed Massoud2 and Shehab Ahmed3
Department of Electrical Engineering, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt
2Department of Electrical Engineering, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar
3CEMSE Division, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia

Chapter 3. Virtual Vector Control of Six-Phase Induction Machines
Ignacio Gonzalez-Prieto, Juan Jose Aciego, Angel Gonzalez-Prieto and Mario J. Duran
Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Málaga, Málaga, Spain

Chapter 4.  Current Derating in Fault-Tolerant Multiphase Induction Motor Drives
Hang Seng Che1, Mahdi Tousizadeh2, Wan Noraishah Wan Abdul Munim3 and Nasrudin Abd Rahim1
UM Power Energy Dedicated Advanced Centre (UMPEDAC), University of Malaya, Malaysia
2School of Engineering, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
3School of Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia

Chapter 5. A Systematic Review of Fault Detection and Diagnosis Methods for Induction Motors
Narco Afonso Ravazzoli Maciejewski1 , Aline Elly Treml2 and Rogerio Andrade Flauzino1
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Sao Paulo (USP), Brazil
2Centre of Engineering and Exact Sciences, Western Parana State University (UNIOESTE), Brazil


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