IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Preventing AC drive failures due to commutation notches on a drilling rig

2009 IEEE Petroleum and Chemical Industry Technical Conference (PCIC 2009)

Author(s): Hoevenaars, A.H. ; Evans, I.C. ; Desai, B.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 September 2009
Conference Location: anaheim, CA, USA, USA
Conference Date: 14 September 2009
Page(s): 1 - 6
ISBN (CD): 978-1-4244-3800-6
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4244-3798-6
ISSN (Paper): 0090-3507
DOI: 10.1109/PCICON.2009.5297179
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The operation of offshore drilling rigs and production platforms requires the extensive use of Variable Speed Drives. Historically this involved DC drives almost exclusively, but more recently, AC... View More

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