Fault Diagnosis of Sensors for T-type Three-Level Inverter-fed Dual Three-Phase Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor Drives
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Southeast University, China
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Zheng Wang   

Southeast University, China, School of Electrical Engineering, Southeast University, No. 2 Si Pai Lou, Xuanwu District, 210096 Nanjing, China
Power Electronics and Drives 2019;4 (39):167-178
In order to improve the reliability of motor system, this paper investigates the sensor-fault diagnosis methods for T-type inverter fed dual-three phase PMSM drives. Generally, a T-type three-level in-verter fed dual three-phase motor drive usually utilizes four phase-current sensors, two DC-link volt-age sensors and one speed sensors. A series of diagnostic methods have been comprehensively pro-posed for the three types of sensor faults. Both the sudden error change and gradual error change of sensor faults are considered. Firstly, the diagnosis of speed-sensor fault is achieved by monitoring the error between the rotating speed of stator flux and the value from speed sensor. Secondly, the large high-frequency voltage ripple of voltage difference between the estimated voltage and the reference voltage is used to identify the voltage-sensor faults and the faulty voltage sensor is determined ac-cording to the deviation of voltage difference. Thirdly, the abnormal current amplitude on harmonic subspace is adopted to identify the current-sensor faults and the faulty current sensor is located by distinguishing the current trajectory on harmonic subspace. The experiments have been taken on a laboratory prototype to verify the effectiveness of the proposed fault diagnosis schemes.
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