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By M. Hadef, M. R. Mekideche, A. Djerdir, and A. Miraoui

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The estimation of d- and q-axis parameters is highly desirable, because they are fundamental parameters to many vector control algorithms in the d-q reference frame for fast and accurate responses. Using the finite element method (FEM) for the determination of the interior permanent magnet synchronous motor (IPM) reactance provides an accurate means of determining the field distribution. However, this method might be time consuming. The magnetic circuit modelling approach has been successfully used to model a variety of electrical machine such as IPM motors. This paper deals with the inverse problem methodology for the identification of d- and q-axis synchronous reactance of an IPM motor. The proposed method uses a measured electromotive force (EMF) to compute the objective function. The machine parameters identified by the proposed approach are compared to experimental results.

M. Hadef, M. R. Mekideche, A. Djerdir, and A. Miraoui, "An Inverse Problem Approach for Parameter Estimation of Interior Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor," Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 31, 15-28, 2011.

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