1. What is the difference between max current and base current ?
Base Current: Current corresponding to 1 per-unit. In general, the maximum current detected by an Analog to Digital Converter (ADC) is often selected as the base current.
Motor Rated Current = 5A, Inverter Rated Current(Max Current Sensed by the inverter ADC) = 20A.
So, the inverter allows maximum 4pu of current.
MPTA blocks enables a user to go in the field weakening region and based on certain operating point a user might want to allow to inject more current than the motor rated current (this can be a requirement in below base speed operations as well).
Max Current: Maximum current allowed to be injected in the motor. Its basically greater than the rated current of the motor.
2. How do you calculate stator d-axis inductance ? Is this given in the motor datasheet or do we have to calculate it ? And if so, how do I do it ? Also is the permanent magnet flux linkage meant to be in the motor datasheet ?
MCB offers Parameter Estiamtion tools, for more details visit: https://www.mathworks.com/help/mcb/gs/estimate-motor-parameters.html , this gives the required motor parameters for efficient closed loop control, Such as Ld,Lq and Flux Linkages.
3. What is the per-unit (PU) in I/P singal units ? Why would you choose this rather than SI units ?
Embedded systems engineers use the PU-Unit system for optimized code-generation and scalability, especially when working with fixed-point targets.
Hope this helps.