Switched reluctance motor – controller and driver
Modern designs offer advantages in terms of control and power shaping
In switched reluctance motor applications both energy and cost efficiency play integral roles. Top quality motor control and motor drive solutions from Infineon's wide portfolio are the ideal choice. You benefit from proven reliability and excellent figures of merit – along with software tools that save you valuable time and money. Explore our offer and find what's right for your switched reluctance motor in terms of products, applications kits and support. See additional motor control applications here in battery powered applications and home and building.
Switched reluctance motors convert reluctance torque into mechanical power. Power is delivered to windings in the stator rather than the rotor. When power is delivered to the stator windings, the rotor's magnetic reluctance creates a force that attempts to align the rotor with the powered windings. In order to maintain rotation, adjacent windings are powered up in turn. Modern designs feature a high-power electronic switching system that offers advantages in terms of control and power shaping.
Example application for switched reluctance motor control and drives (discrete)
Key characteristics brushless DC motor
- Does not utilize a permanent magnet
- Pointed poles in both stator and rotor
- Comparatively robust and efficient
- Suitable for use in very high ambient temperatures
- Disadvantages: acoustic noise and torque ripple
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