Application of calorimetric method for loss measurement of a SynRM drive system


Synchronous reluctance motors (SynRMs) are gaining in popularity in industrial drives due to their permanent magnet-free, competitive performance, and robust features. This paper studies the power losses in a 90-kW converter-fed SynRM drive by a calorimetric method in comparison of the traditional input-output method. After the converter and the motor were measured simultaneously in separate chambers, the converter was installed inside the large-size chamber next to the motor and the total drive system losses were obtained using one chamber. The uncertainty of both measurement methods is analyzed and discussed.

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Divisions: College of Engineering & Physical Sciences
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Uncontrolled Keywords: calorimeter,converter,efficiency,electric drive,induction motor,measurement,synchronous reluctance motors power loss,temperature,uncertainty,variable speed drive,voltage-source converter,Electrical and Electronic Engineering,Control and Systems Engineering,Computer Science Applications
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Published Date: 2016-04
Published Online Date: 2015-11-10
Accepted Date: 2015-10-08
Submitted Date: 2015-08-24
Authors: Aarniovuori, Lassi
Kolehmainen, Jere
Kosonen, Antti
Niemela, Markku
Chen, Huifeng
Cao, Wenping (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-8133-3020)
Pyrhonen, Juha



Version: Accepted Version

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