Control of line harmonic

Application Number: 00108346
Application Date: 2000.05.12
Publication Number: 1297280
Publication Date: 2001.05.30
Priority Information: 1999/5/12 GB 9911069.4
International: H02P6/08;H02M1/14
Applicant(s) Name: Switched Reluctance Drivers Ltd.
Inventor(s) Name: Patricia Malley Elliot;Howard James Slate
Patent Agency Code: 11038
Patent Agent: wang maohua
Abstract A switched reluctance drive is supplied from a supply. The excitation applied to the phase winding(s) has one or more gaps inserted so that, when the phase currents are summed, the resulting supply current has a reduced harmonic content. The supply may be alternating or direct.