Title: Developed operation of inverter fed induction motor to drive the electric vehicle

Authors: Basem E. Elnaghi; Hamed A. Ibrahim; Shereen A. Elsayed; Fathy Abd-Elkader

Addresses: Faculty of Engineering, Suez Canal University, 35743, Egypt ' Faculty of Industrial Education, Suez University, 43511, Egypt ' Faculty of Industrial Education, Suez University, 43511, Egypt ' Faculty of Engineering, Monofia University, 32511, Egypt

Abstract: This paper focuses on increasing the operating efficiency of the inverter drive induction motor for electric vehicles. The vehicle speed control is achieved by changing the frequency from 5 Hz to 100 Hz. In this work, characteristics of the inverter control induction motor drive are established. The mathematical analysis is developed by the computer programs. The computed characteristic curves are obtained. Due to the difficulty of obtaining an actual electric vehicle in the lap, a fan load equivalent to the electric vehicle is used. The load characteristics are measured at different applied voltages for energy saving.

Keywords: three phase induction motor; control induction motor; traction application; electric vehicle; inverter; power electronics; motor drive; Matlab; simulation; experimental induction motor.

DOI: 10.1504/IJEHV.2020.10027295

International Journal of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles, 2020 Vol.12 No.2, pp.116 - 129

Received: 19 Jul 2019
Accepted: 09 Sep 2019

Published online: 02 Mar 2020 *

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