Patent Number: 6,297,613

Title: Control of line harmonics

Abstract: A switched reluctance drive is supplied from a supply. The excitation applied to the phase winding(s) has one or more gaps inserted so that, when the phase currents are summed, the resulting supply current has a reduced harmonic content. The supply may be alternating or direct.

Inventors: Elliott; Patricia Mary (Pudsey, GB), Slater; Howard James (Harrogate, GB)

Assignee: Switched Reluctance Drives Limited

International Classification: H02P 25/08 (20060101); H02P 25/02 (20060101); H02P 005/28 (); H02P 007/36 ()

Expiration Date: 10/02/2018