Induction Motor Control

Background :

The induction motor is used in a wide variety of applications as a means of converting electric power to mechanical work. It is without doubt the workhorse of the electric power industry. Most of the induction motors have a squirrel cage structure for the rotor. The current flows in copper or aluminium bars which are uniformly distributed and embedded in a ferromagnetic material with all bars terminated in a common ring at each end of the rotor.

The control of induction motor is a very challenging task since full-state feedback is impractical because of the difficulty in rotor flux measurements. The recent advances in nonlinear control techniques however, has helped solve many problems associated with the control of this motor.

A Standard Three Phase Induction Motor

Research Work Conducted on the Induction Motor:

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