Development of an Experimental Platform to Drive the Switched Reluctance Machine

R. Fidelis, G. Viajante, D. Alves, F. Mendonça, D. Andrade, O.Souto, L.Wezs, L. Coutinho



This paper presents the implementation of an experimental platform for the study and drive the Switched Reluctance Machine (SRM) 6x4 as generator and motor. The platform allows trials for the reluctance machine under various operating conditions such as speed, excitement and magnetization variable angles (èoff), allowing study their behavior in wind generation. The test parameters are fully configurable through an application developed specifically for this job. It was also used a system of acquisition and processing of low-cost and high-performance data (DSP / FPGA), which guarantees the precise activation and control of all experimental platform. The experimental results are presented and discussed.

Published in: Renewable Energy & Power Quality Journal (RE&PQJ),Vol. 1, Nº. 14
Pages:774-779 Date of Publication: 2016/5/20
ISSN: 2172-038X Date of Current Version:2016/5/4
REF:451-16 Issue Date: May 2016
DOI:10.24084/repqj14.451 Publisher: EA4EPQ

Authors and affiliations

R. Fidelis(1), G. Viajante(1), D. Alves(1), F. Mendonça(1), D. Andrade(2), O. Souto(1), L. Wezs(1), L. Coutinho(2)
1. Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology Goiás, NUPSE. Goiás. Brazil
2. Electric Drives Laboratory, Federal University of Uberlândia. Brazil

Key words

Switched Reluctance Machine, Workbench, FPGA


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