State-Space Model Based Induction Motor Stator Winding Inter-turn Fault Detection Technique

  • Pratyaya Majumdar
  • Partha Mishra
  • Shubhasish Sarkar
  • Santanu DasEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 41)


Detection of fault at its inception point is extremely important to avoid catastrophic failure in the industrial process. In three-phase induction motor, stator winding inter-turn faults involving a small number of turns is not easily discernible and the motor under such fault condition may continue to operate for a certain time until the initiated fault is enhanced and propagated to a major fault resulting in an irreparable motor failure. In this paper, a state-space model has been proposed to detect stator winding inter-turn faults in three-phase induction motor using System Identification Toolbox of MATLAB®. The proposed model is validated and subsequently used for determining the step response, which will carry significant information which is capable to detect stator winding inter-turn faults.


Stator winding inter-turn fault Three-phase induction motor State-space analysis System identification toolbox 



The author would like to acknowledge Arkabrata Dattaroy and Pratim Bhattacharyya, PG Scholar, Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College for their immense help and support.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pratyaya Majumdar
    • 1
  • Partha Mishra
    • 2
  • Shubhasish Sarkar
    • 1
  • Santanu Das
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringJalpaiguri Government Engineering CollegeJalpaiguriIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electrical EngineeringCEMKKolaghatIndia

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