Asian Journal of Electrical Sciences (AJES)
Motor Current Signature Analysis for Speed EstimationAuthor : Renjini E. Nambiar, Sruthi Damodaran and Jeanmary Jose
Volume 8 No.1 Special Issue:June 2019 pp 29-32
The induction motors are widely applied due to their low price and ruggedness. There are several methods for speed estimation in the literature. The optical tachometer is an expensive and less reliable method for the speed measurement. Hence sensor less method for speed estimation is an important topic of research. In this paper, speed estimation of induction motor using motor current signature analysis is done. The comparative study of different methods shows that the motor current signature analysis (MCSA) is more accurate in speed estimation. This technique is experimentally verified on a 5HP, 3.7kW, 1430rpm 415V, 50Hz, 7.5A, 3Ø squirrel cage induction motor using LabVIEW. The experimental and simulation results show that the overall speed estimation error is within 5 rpm.
Induction Motor, Motor Current Signature Analysis
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