Efficiency Investigation of Line Start Synchronous Reluctance Motors

Examensarbete för masterexamen

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Type: Examensarbete för masterexamen
Master Thesis
Title: Efficiency Investigation of Line Start Synchronous Reluctance Motors
Authors: Kersten, Anton
Abstract: The need to constrain global warming demands new sustainable and green technologies. Line start synchronous reluctance machine technologies offer a big potential for future energy savings in industrial applications. Within this thesis the efficiency and starting capability of a novel line start synchronous reluctance machine in comparison to a common induction machine is analysed. For this purpose a simulation model and a test bench setup were used. With this new motor design a measured efficiency enhancement at rated load from 89.3% up to 92.0% was achieved, corresponding to a loss reduction of about 27.6%. For the chosen 4 kW four pole motor the efficiency rating was improved from IE3 to IE4. Nevertheless a drawback is the low synchronization capability, which limits the range of possible industry applications.
Keywords: Elkraftteknik;Electric power engineering
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: Chalmers tekniska högskola / Institutionen för energi och miljö
Chalmers University of Technology / Department of Energy and Environment
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12380/254772
Collection:Examensarbeten för masterexamen // Master Theses

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