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Sensorless Vector Controlled Multilevel Inverter Fed BLDC Motor

by Mustafa B. Abdulmelik, Turki K. Hassan
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 141 - Number 11
Year of Publication: 2016
Authors: Mustafa B. Abdulmelik, Turki K. Hassan

Mustafa B. Abdulmelik, Turki K. Hassan . Sensorless Vector Controlled Multilevel Inverter Fed BLDC Motor. International Journal of Computer Applications. 141, 11 ( May 2016), 16-20. DOI=10.5120/ijca2016909849

@article{ 10.5120/ijca2016909849,
author = { Mustafa B. Abdulmelik, Turki K. Hassan },
title = { Sensorless Vector Controlled Multilevel Inverter Fed BLDC Motor },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { May 2016 },
volume = { 141 },
number = { 11 },
month = { May },
year = { 2016 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 16-20 },
numpages = {9},
url = { },
doi = { 10.5120/ijca2016909849 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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%J International Journal of Computer Applications
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%P 16-20
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%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA

BLDC motors are mostly known to be driven by trapezoidal control due to its simple implementation, but this type of control results in pulsating torque ripple which is unwanted in high performance drives. In this paper, vector control is combined with a five-level inverter to minimize the torque ripple of BLDC motor in sensorless operation as well as reducing the total harmonic distortion in the voltage and current waveforms. The MATLAB/Simulink environment is used to simulate and verify the proposed method.

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BLDC motor multilevel inverter sensorless control torque ripple reduction vector control.