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Stepper motor phase current driving confusion

So, I was studying a bit about driving current for Hybrid stepper motors and was faced with some ambiguity related to the Full Step excitation. In this reference, https://www.researchgate.net/...
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DC link capacitor for induction motor drive

I am simulating FOC drive for a 5kW,400V, 50Hz 3-phase induction motor. The drive algorithm worked fine when inverter was fed from proper DC source of suitable value. However, in practice, the drive ...
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designing load for the MCU to drive by output current

I am talking about a plain MCU (ATMega32, max 20 mA per pin) output asserting a logic line high or low. I.e. to drive this IC: http://www.ti.com/lit/ds/symlink/ads114s08b.pdf There is a table ...
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Apart from speed, do VSD's also alter current?

As I know it, a VSD alters the frequency to change the speed of a motor. I also understand that since the back emf of the rotor is directly proportional to the speed of the rotor, the slower the motor ...
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USB Drive detection circuit [closed]

I am building a simple portable speaker using a DFPlayer Mini, but I think that's not entirely relevant to my question. I am looking for a way to detect when an USB Drive is plugged in, so the player ...
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How the slew-rate and drive strength affect the output signal of the FPGA?

Can someone describe the difference between the drive strength and the slew-rate preferences in Lattice FPGA?
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Slip ring (wound rotor) 3 phase motor, what VFD should I use? [closed]

I'm trying to solve some puzzles around the electronics of an amusement ride. It's basicly an old carousel with a wave-like pattern (3 tops/downs along the circle) that i'm restoring. (So that you ...
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Generate measurable reverse torque with DC motor as a dynamometer

I am trying to use a KBRG 225D regen drive as a dynamometer to apply reverse torque in order to stress my test engine? I am wondering if anyone has experience or guidance? I am not sure how to measure ...
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Make a DVD drive turn the other way around

Lets assume I have a CD/DVD burner, and I'd like to burn the disc in the "wrong" direction, i. e., I want the DVD drive motor to turn the other way around. Can this be done (with a normal drive) by ...
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Installation of an AC Drive on a Plastic Extruder

We operate a Plastic Extruder for reprocessing plastic waste. The Extruder is powered by a 40hp 1,440rpm AC Motor. Motor Pulley: 8" Machine Pulley: 16" Gearbox's Gear Ratio: 14:1 Currently, the ...
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Problems driving pulse transformer with low-side MOSFET switch

I'm trying to produce a DC isolated output voltage of approximately 2.5V at 100mA from a ~55V DC supply. The purpose is to charge individual cells in a lead-acid battery from the power of the battery ...
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How does a DC motor drive control the motor?

AC motor drives are pretty well documented; topologies, inverters, frequency control, volts-per-hertz, space vector modulation. It's all out there in a dozen places. But what is a DC motor drive, and ...