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Math. Comput. Appl. 1996, 1(1), 66-72; doi:10.3390/mca1010066

Power Factor Correction of Synchronous Motor Using Fuzzy Logic

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Ondokuz MaytS University, Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Eng., 55139 Samson, Turkey
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Karadeniz Technical University, Dept. of Eleetrical and Electronic Eng., 61080 Trabzon, Turkey
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Published: 1 June 1996
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Abstract

Application of fuzzy logic theory in power factor correction of a synchronous motor is investigated in this paper. The power factor measured at the input terminals of a synchronous motor is adjusted to a required value using a fuzzy logic controller (FLC). If the measured power factor is different than the required reference value an error signal is generated. This error signal is evaluated by FLC to obtain a control signal for the synchronous motor excitation circuit since the power factor of a synchronous motor can be controlled and held at a desired value by adjusting the excitation current. Therefore it seem, to be more economic than other methods for some special applications.
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Kılıç, A.G.E.; Altaş, I.H. Power Factor Correction of Synchronous Motor Using Fuzzy Logic. Math. Comput. Appl. 1996, 1, 66-72.

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