Dynamic Modeling in a Switched Reluctance Motor SRM using Finite Elements

  • Abderrazak Guettaf University of Biskra, Algeria
  • Foued Chabane University of Biskra, Algeria
  • Ali Arif University of Biskra, Algeria
  • Said Benramache University of Biskra, Algeria


This paper study the dynamic modeling of three phases, 6/4 Switched reluctance motor (SRM). We have studied the models of electromagnetic field using the finite element method (FEM) for calculation flux linkage and static torque. From the modeling have found a nonlinear of dynamic model, the SRM model has been then tested in a matlab/simulink environment, using nonlinear 2D look-up tables created from its calculated flux linkage and static torque data. The simulation studies for hysteresis and voltage control strategies.


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How to Cite
GUETTAF, Abderrazak et al. Dynamic Modeling in a Switched Reluctance Motor SRM using Finite Elements. Journal of Power Technologies, [S.l.], v. 93, n. 3, p. 149--153, may 2013. ISSN 2083-4195. Available at: <https://papers.itc.pw.edu.pl/index.php/JPT/article/view/442>. Date accessed: 22 july 2024.
Energy Conversion and Storage


Switched reluctance motor; static converter; control; finite element; analysis.

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