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How to control 3 phase Induction motor using GT60N321 IGBT

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    Hello Everyone..! I am using GT60N321 Toshiba make IGBT to control 3 phase motor. I have used 6 IGBTs in full bridge configuration. Gate pulses are given from IR2101 IC (10Volts Output) which in turn driven from Arduino mega. 550Volts DC to be connected at collector terminal of IGBTs. We were expecting 400V AC output. But we are not getting full output as expected. Output is limited to 22V. Please suggest what could have gone wrong? Suggestion with regard to Schematic, Circuit diagram, Code will be appreciated. My circuit diagram for your reference has been attached. you can also call me on 8087206249.


    ​Guys, please consider the attached images of circuit diagram for your reference. we tried to simulate in proteus, in which motor runs. but physically we observed some issues with inverter module. Its output is not as expected. Rectifier is working fine. Rectifier output is 550 V. which is given to collector of high side IGBTs.

    ​Expected output at Inverter output side is 400V AC. but we are getting only 10-20Volts output.

    while handling single IGBT, issue we found with GT60N321 IGBTs are:-

    1) When we give 10V Gate, 24V Collector, then we get only 12-13V output at Emitter

    2) When we give 19V Gate, 24V Collector, then we get 23V output at Emitter


    3) When we give 19V Gate, 50V Collector, then still we get 27V output at Emitter. which should not have happened. We expect 48V approx output at emitter.

    Output are being measured using multimeter. In practical we are giving 6 signals from Arduino to 6 IGBTs.

    ​Arduino code has been attached for your reference. Go through the following link

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