Modeling and Performance Evaluation of Switched Reluctance Motor Drives in MATLAB/Simulink Atmosphere with Estimation of SRM Parameters Using Finite Element Analysis

  • P. Magdelin Jennifer Princy
  • S. Ram Prasath
  • P. Ramesh Babu
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 325)


This manuscript deals with modeling and performance analysis of switched reluctance motor drive using MATLAB. The per phase equivalent circuit of switched reluctance motor (SRM) which includes voltage, current, torque, and electro-mechanical equations is used to build the mathematical model of SRM drives. Finite element analysis (FEA-Version 4.2) is used to predict the torque produced at various currents and rotor positions as well as to calculate the phase inductances. With the aid of the developed model, characteristics of speed and torque in addition to voltages and currents of SRM can be efficiently examined and evaluated. This proposed model can be projected to trouble-free design tool for the development of SRM drives.


Rotor Position Flux Linkage BLDC Motor Switch Reluctance Motor Voltage Equation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Magdelin Jennifer Princy
    • 1
  • S. Ram Prasath
    • 1
  • P. Ramesh Babu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of EEESaranathan College of EngineeringTiruchirappalliIndia

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