Present state and a futuristic vision of motor drive technology

  title={Present state and a futuristic vision of motor drive technology},
  author={Mahesh M. Swamy and Tsuneo Kume},
  journal={2008 11th International Conference on Optimization of Electrical and Electronic Equipment},
  • M. Swamy, T. Kume
  • Published 22 May 2008
  • Engineering
  • 2008 11th International Conference on Optimization of Electrical and Electronic Equipment
One of the main driving force behind the industrial revolution was the invention of the electric motor more than a century ago. Its widespread use for all kinds of mechanical motion has made life simple and has ultimately aided the advancement of human kind. The advent of the inverter that facilitated speed and torque control of AC motors has propelled the use of electric motor to new realms that was inconceivable just a mere 30 years ago. Advances in power semiconductors along with digital… 
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