Recent Advances In Power Electronics And Drives


, Volume 22, Issue 6, pp 675-688

First online:

Space vector pulsewidth modulation — A status review

  • V T RanganathanAffiliated withDepartment of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science Email author 

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The technique of space vector pulsewidth modulation (SVM) is reviewed. The basic principle of SVM is derived and is compared with sinetriangle PWM. Operation in the overmodulation range is explained. Extension of SVM to other inverter-motor combinations such as three level inverters and split phase motors are discussed.


Pulsewidth modulation (PWM) space vectors space vector modulation (SVM)