Current Harmonic Suppression for Permanent-Magnet Synchronous Motor Based on Chebyshev Filter and PI Controller

Wusen Wang, Chunhua Liu, Senyi Liu, Zaixin Song, Hang Zhao, Bin Dai

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In permanent-magnet synchronous motor (PMSM), the winding current consists of different orders of harmonics due to the manufacture error, deadtime, and disturbances. This article proposes a winding current harmonic suppression method for PMSM by reducing the dominant fifth- and seventh-order current ripples. First, with reference frame transformation, the fifth- and seventh-order current ripples convert to sixth-order ripples in the synchronous reference frame (SRF). Then, with further transformation, these sixth-order ripples turn to dc signals. Next, the type-II Chebyshev filter is designed to extract these dc signals. Also, the proportional-integral (PI) controller is adopted to generate the current harmonic control voltage, which is setting the dc current harmonic signals reference to be zero. Finally, the current harmonic control voltage is compensated to the voltage reference in the SRF. Both the simulation and experimental results are presented to verify the effectiveness of the proposed method.

Original languageEnglish
Article number8201406
Number of pages6
JournalIEEE Transactions on Magnetics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2021
Externally publishedYes


  • Chebyshev filter
  • current harmonics
  • permanent-magnet synchronous motor (PMSM)
  • proportional-integral (PI) controller

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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