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Math. Comput. Appl. 1996, 1(1), 66-72;

Power Factor Correction of Synchronous Motor Using Fuzzy Logic

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