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##### Induction Motor Design with Limited Harmonic Currents Using Particle Swarm Optimization

**Authors:**
C. Thanga Raj,
S. P. Srivastava,
Pramod Agarwal

**Abstract:**

This paper presents an optimal design of poly-phase induction motor using Quadratic Interpolation based Particle Swarm Optimization (QI-PSO). The optimization algorithm considers the efficiency, starting torque and temperature rise as objective function (which are considered separately) and ten performance related items including harmonic current as constraints. The QI-PSO algorithm was implemented on a test motor and the results are compared with the Simulated Annealing (SA) technique, Standard Particle Swarm Optimization (SPSO), and normal design. Some benchmark problems are used for validating QI-PSO. From the test results QI-PSO gave better results and more suitable to motor-s design optimization. Cµ code is used for implementing entire algorithms.

**Keywords:**
Design,
harmonics,
induction motor,
particle swarm optimization

**Digital Object Identifier (DOI):**
doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1330093

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