Microprocessor stand for DC motor analysis with independent excitation

  • 1 Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - Institute of metal science, equipment and technologies with Hidroaerodynamics centre “Acad. Angel Balevski”,
  • 2 Naval Academy “N. Vaptsarov”, Varna, Bulgaria


In their way of operation, electric motors are in themselves electromechanical systems, which to the greatest extent allow realizing the concept of building a mechatronic system. This paper presents a microprocessor-based bench for measuring the current and angular velocity of a brushed DC motor as a function of armature voltage at no-load. The report shows the use of the bench to calculate the parameters of the DC motor and to evaluate its condition. An analysis is made of the condition of the engine and the modes in which it is most efficient.



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