Adaptive rotor flux position observer in the absence of machine parameter information for vector controlled induction motor drives

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This article presents an adaptive rotor flux position observer. Compared with the traditional machine equation based observer, the salient advantage of this method is that it does not need the information of any machine parameter. Thus, potential performance deterioration due to parameter deviation or detuning is avoided. The stability and convergence can be guaranteed when the error transfer function is strictly positive real. The estimated rotor flux position is used to implement the field orientation control. Intensive simulation results are given in this article to validate the proposed method. Good dynamic performances of the driver based on the adaptive observer are also reported.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)801-818
Number of pages18
JournalElectric Power Components and Systems
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2005


  • Adaptive control
  • Flux estimation
  • Induction motor control

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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