, Volume 22, Issue 6, pp 675–688 | Cite as

Space vector pulsewidth modulation — A status review

Recent Advances In Power Electronics And Drives


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) 


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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia

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