Drive Control of a Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor Fed by a Multi-level Inverter for Electric Vehicle Application


  • P. T. Giang Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Economics-Technology for Industries, Vietnam
  • V. T. Ha Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Transport and Communications, Vietnam
  • V. H. Phuong School of Electrical Engineering, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Vietnam


This paper presents the drive control of a Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM) fed by a multi-level inverter for electric vehicle application. In particular, the advantage of torque mobilization of the PMSM engine has been selected for the electric drive of electric cars. In addition, to improve the transmission quality of electric vehicles to ensure requirements, the T-type three-level inverter will be proposed in the control structure of electric vehicles. Moreover, the challenge of torque entails determining the appropriate physical qualities. Therefore, the design of an active damping and current controller to provide rapid and precise torque response to the induced torsional moment was also conducted. Finally, the results of Plecs simulations prove the correctness of the theoretical research. The simulation results demonstrate the research theory.


Multilevel Inverter, PMSM, Active Damping, Electric Vehicles, FOC


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P. T. Giang, V. T. Ha, and V. H. Phuong, “Drive Control of a Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor Fed by a Multi-level Inverter for Electric Vehicle Application”, Eng. Technol. Appl. Sci. Res., vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 8658–8666, Jun. 2022.


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