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Title:Three-phase inverter for motor drive applications
Author(s):Jose, Irin
Advisor(s):Haran, Kiruba
Department / Program:Electrical & Computer Eng
Discipline:Electrical & Computer Engr
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:M.S.
Genre:Thesis
Subject(s):Three-phase inverter
voltage source inverter (VSI)
Abstract:Electric drive design is one of the major aspects in the electric transportation technology. This thesis describes the design and testing of a 750 W three-phase inverter for testing the control algorithm for a high-speed, high-frequency 1 MW motor. A general introduction to three-phase inverters, switching schemes and various topologies is given and reasoning for the selection of the conventional hex-bridge voltage source inverter (VSI) is provided. Further, the thesis provides a rationale for the selection of the switching device for the hex-bridge. The designs of the pre-charge circuit, bootstrap circuit, short-circuit protection and PWM overlap protection circuit are also provided. The hardware testing of the inverter with a purely resistive load was completed and the results and the challenges faced are discussed.
Issue Date:2017-04-24
Type:Text
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/97740
Rights Information:Copyright 2017 Irin Jose
Date Available in IDEALS:2017-08-10
Date Deposited:2017-05


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