Soft starters are power electronics topologies allowing soft start/stop of induction motors widely used in industrial applications (i.e. water treatment). A model of a thyristor-based soft start of a 15kW induction motor is introduced (Simscape Electrical). The model provides both open-loop and closed-loop algorithms for thyristor firing (speed control with smooth bypass connection).
Video. More Electric Tech Series: 2. Soft Starters and Variable Speed Drives.
Juan Sagarduy (2022). Soft Starter Induction Motor Model (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/49605-soft-starter-induction-motor-model), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .
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