Effect of Voltage and Load Variations on Efficiencies of a Motor-Pump System

Kini, Giridhar P and Bansal, Ramesh C (2010) Effect of Voltage and Load Variations on Efficiencies of a Motor-Pump System. Transactions on Energy Conversion, 25 (2). pp. 287-292. ISSN 0885-8969

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Centrifugal pumps are the most widely used acmotor- driven pump systems mainly for water pumping applications. Due to increasing and varying load demand, voltage variation and unbalance is a reality and has to be dealt with carefully. Studies on motor-driven systems under conditions of voltage unbalance have either neglected or maintained constantmagnitude of the rotational loss component and focused only on the motor performance while system side performances have not been discussed generally. This paper presents the experimental results of a threephase induction motor-pump system subjected to voltage and load variations with a view to justify that knowledge of voltage and load variations are very much essential for better result analysis

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Centrifugal pump, complex voltage unbalance factor, equal voltage unbalance, overvoltage unbalance, undervoltage unbalance.
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Electrical and Electronics
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2016 14:32
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2016 14:32
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/147262

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