The Novel SLIM Method for the Determination of the Iron Core Saturation Level in Induction Motors

Kostas Gyftakis

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Abstract

Lately, a new diagnostic mean has been introduced for reliable fault diagnosis in delta-connected induction motors.This diagnostic mean is the zero-sequence current frequency spectrum. It will be shown in this paper that, the zero-sequence current waveform can be reliably used for identifying the induction motor's iron core saturation level. So in this work,simulations with the Finite Element Method and experimental testing are carried out, with the healthy induction motoroperating under different load levels. The paper proposes a novelmethod called SLIM for reliable induction motor saturation leveldetermination.

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)
PublisherIEEE
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5090-0737-0
ISBN (Print)978-1-5090-0738-7
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 16 Feb 2017
EventIEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Expo 2016 - Milwaukee, United States
Duration: 18 Sep 201622 Sep 2016

Conference

ConferenceIEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Expo 2016
CountryUnited States
CityMilwaukee
Period18/09/1622/09/16

Bibliographical note

© 2017 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works.

Keywords

  • FEM
  • harmonic index
  • induction motor
  • saturation
  • zero-sequence current

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