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Electrical, Control and Communication Engineering

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Estimation of Traction Drive Test Bench with Energy Storage System Operation in Regenerative Braking Mode

M.sc.ing. Genadijs Zaleskis / Dr.sc.ing. Viesturs Brazis / Dr.sc.ing. Leonards Latkovskis
Published Online: 2013-01-31 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/v10314-012-0007-y

Abstract

The paper presents configuration of the traction drive test bench with energy storage system, calculation of the scale factors, estimation of the energy storage system size and Matlab simulation results of the bench operation in a braking mode at different levels of the supercapacitor initial voltage.

Keywors : Motor drives; computer simulation; energy storage; supercapacitors

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About the article

M.sc.ing. Genadijs Zaleskis

Genadijs Zaleskis, M. sc. ing., doct. student. He graduated from Riga Technical University in 2011 as Master of electrical engineering. From 2010-2011 he worked at the Institute of Industrial Electronics and Electrical Engineering of Riga Technical University as laboratory technician. In 2011 he started his doctoral studies in RTU. Since 2011 he is working at the Department of Industrial Electronics and Electrical Technologies of Riga Technical University as a researcher. Address: Kronvalda 1, Riga, LV1048. Phone +371 28 380 558

Dr.sc.ing. Viesturs Brazis

Viesturs Brazis, associated professor, Dr. sc. ing. He graduated from Riga Technical University in 2000 as Master of electrical engineering. Defended his degree of Dr. sc. ing. in 2005 at Riga Technical university. From 2001-2006 he worked as assistant, from 2006-2009 as docent at Riga Technical University. Research interests are connected with Electric drives, Power electronics and Industrial automation. Now is associated professor at the Department of Industrial electronics and electrical technologies of Riga Technical University. Riga Technical University, Institute of Industrial Electronics and Electrical Engineering. Member of IEEE Latvia section. Riga Technical University, Institute of Industrial Electronics and Electrical Engineering Address: Kronvalda 1, Riga LV1048. Phone +371 67 089 915

Dr.sc.ing. Leonards Latkovskis

Leonards Latkovskis, Dr. sc. ing. He graduated from Riga technical school in 1957 as technician and Riga Polytechnical institute in 1967 as electro-engineer. Defended his degree of Dr. sc. ing. in 1993 at the Institute of Physical Energetics of Latvian Academy of Sciences. From 1957-1961 he worked as a technician at Riga factory VEF, from 1961-1966 as an engineer in Riga radio factory (RRR). Since 1966 he works at the Institute of Physical Energetics as an engineer, researcher and senior researcher. Now he is a head of the Laboratory of Power Electronics at the Institute of Physical Energetics and an associated professor at Riga Technical University, Institute of Industrial Electronics and Electrical Engineering. Research interests are connected with Power Electronics and its industrial applications. Member of IEEE. Institute of Physical Energetics Address: 21 Aizkraukles Str., Riga, LV-1006 Phone: +371 67558643


Published Online: 2013-01-31

Published in Print: 2012-12-01


Citation Information: Electrical, Control and Communication Engineering, ISSN (Online) 2255-9159, ISSN (Print) 2255-9140, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/v10314-012-0007-y.

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