Published in Proceedings of the 4th IASTED International Conference Power and Energy Systems (AsiaPES 2008), April 2, 2008, pages 98-101.
This paper presents the results of power quality measurements performed on a DC motor drive. The power quality measurements involve a laboratory setup to investigate how various loading conditions on DC drive affect the efficiency, input power factor and total harmonic distortion of output armature current of a DC drive. Through the capture of this information, ways to minimize losses associated with the DC motor drive could be achieved based on finding an optimal operating point or region.
Electrical and Computer Engineering
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