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Full Load Efficiency Estimation of Refurbished Induction Machines From No-Load Testing

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Full Load Efficiency Estimation of Refurbished Induction Machines From No-Load Testing

Siraki, Arbi Gharakhani, Pillay, Pragasen and Angers, Pierre (2013) Full Load Efficiency Estimation of Refurbished Induction Machines From No-Load Testing. IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, 28 (2). pp. 317-326. ISSN 0885-8969

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TEC.2013.2240302

Abstract

The efficient operation of induction machines and methods to estimate their working efficiency have received increased attention in recent years due to the growing awareness of the demand side energy management programs. Various techniques have been proposed for efficiency estimation with different requirements. Numerous works have also been published in the literature about estimating the efficiency of a machine in situ, under the loaded condition without disturbing its operation. However, very little has been done on estimation of the efficiency of the machines after the refurbishment process in the workshops, which in fact can affect numerous machines in the industry. In this paper, a method is proposed for this purpose, which requires only the no-load test. The proposed method is validated by experimental results with seven different induction machines.

Divisions:Concordia University > Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science > Electrical and Computer Engineering
Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Authors:Siraki, Arbi Gharakhani and Pillay, Pragasen and Angers, Pierre
Journal or Publication:IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion
Date:2013
Digital Object Identifier (DOI):10.1109/TEC.2013.2240302
Keywords:Efficiency estimation induction motor no-load test
ID Code:977955
Deposited By: DANIELLE DENNIE
Deposited On:22 Oct 2013 17:40
Last Modified:18 Jan 2018 17:45

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