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  1. Reflected waves in PWM IGBT drives

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    I just happened upon an informative article about high voltage reflectred waves resulting from PWM drives and the interaction of the high frequency waveforms with the cables and the motor insulation and inductance: http://www.ab.com/support/abdrives/documentation/techpapers/ieee/pcic.pdf This...
  2. Planning on making a Jeep Willy (spell?) conversion

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    Hey... Long time reader, first time poster. Im a 15 year old who wants to basically build himself his own car because I think I will take better care of it If I put effort into it than letting other people (parents) buy it for me. Well Im planning on buying a Jeep Willy and converting it to...
  3. abb controller

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    Hey, I'm toying with the idea of using an old ABB industrial controller to run a small ac motor in a small car. I've heard you can use DC as an input source into the ac power input to the drive, the drive then converts the ac to dc anyways, then reconverts it to the AC it likes to drive the...
  4. Newbie who has big ideas/plans but not much money

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    I have always been interested in new technology. I am a soon to be 48 y.o. who likes the idea of an battery powered vehicle. I have an old BMW 528e that I would love to convert to a total battery/electric vehicle. I am not in love with the idea of a DC car. I am an electrician by trade and I...
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