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A Mathematical Model of a DC Machine


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Chuang, N (2005) A Mathematical Model of a DC Machine. Research Master thesis, University of Tasmania.

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This research aims to determine how a mathematical model may predict the effects of a shorted and/or opened armature coil on a d-c machine. A mathematical model and a simulating computer were developed for a particular 0.375 kW d-c machine under both healthy and faulty conditions. The model was based on the coupled-coil theory, with a set of first order differential equations that were solved in the time domain. New techniques for measuring inductances on a particular d-c machine were implemented in order to acquire data for development of a simulation. The research found that measurements of armature current waveform, including commutator ripple, agreed quite well with the simulated waveform.

Item Type: Thesis (Research Master)
Keywords: Direct Current Machines, Coil, Armature, Electric motors
Collections: University of Tasmania > University of Tasmania Theses
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2006
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:10
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