On-Line Efficiency-Optimization Control of Induction Motor Drives Using Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm

  • Sang Dang Ho
  • Pavel Brandstetter
  • Cuong Tran Dinh
  • Thinh Cong Tran
  • Minh Chau Huu Nguyen
  • Bach Hoang DinhEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 554)


This paper proposes a method for optimizing the power efficiency of induction motor drives based on the Particle Swarm Optimization algorithm. The power efficiency is improved by adjusting the current magnetization component for a given load torque so that total loss of copper and iron could be minimized. To verify the effectiveness of the proposal method, the simulation in MATLAB/SIMULINK has been implemented and compared with the conventional Rotor Flux Oriented Control. The result shows that the proposed method has improved the power efficiency of the IM drives under the light load regime with a considerable loss reduction.


Induction motor (IM) Rotor flux oriented control (RFOC) Loss minimization algorithm (LMA) Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) 



The paper was support by the Project reg. no. SP2018/162 – Student Grant Competition of VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, Research and development of advanced control methods of electrical controlled drivers, member of research team, 2018.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sang Dang Ho
    • 1
    • 2
  • Pavel Brandstetter
    • 2
  • Cuong Tran Dinh
    • 1
    • 2
  • Thinh Cong Tran
    • 1
    • 2
  • Minh Chau Huu Nguyen
    • 2
  • Bach Hoang Dinh
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Faculty of Electrical and Electronics EngineeringTon Duc Thang UniversityHo Chi Minh CityVietnam
  2. 2.Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceVSB-Technical University of OstravaOstrava-PorubaCzech Republic

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