AC drive application issues

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 93, No. 1044, 2000

A.C. Stevenson, Robicon Canada, Peterborough, Ontario

There are many critical application issues that affect all AC drives, but there are several that are absolutely mandatory for pulse width modulated (PWM) AC drives. If these rules are not followed, the drive system will have insulation, bearing EMI or noise problems.
Keywords: AC drive, Pulse width modulated drive, Motors, Cables, Power system.