TITLE

ABB - Leading the Way in Electric Motors and Drives

PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Automotive Industries;Jul2007, Vol. 187 Issue 7, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
An interview with ABB's Business Unit Low Voltage Drives head and group vice president Pekka Tiitinen is presented. When asked about the advantages of DTC-based products, he referred to its fast inner torque control loop and high starting torque at zero speed. He highlights the new test bench application solution that improves response times and enables smooth transition speed control to torque control and vice versa. He adds that their future objective is to continue to invest in the development of drives.
ACCESSION #
26003611

 

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