Torque and Stator Flux Ripples Minimization for Direct Torque Control of PMSM by using Space Vector Modulation

  • Omar Ouledali Laboratoire LDDI unversity d'adrar, Algerialaboratoire ICEPS , Djillali Liabes University, Sidi Bel Abbes, Algeria
  • Abdelkader Meroufel ICEPS Laboratory, Djillali Liabes University, Sidi Bel Abbes, Algeria
  • Patrice Wira MIPS Laboratory, University of Haute Alsace, Mulhouse, France
  • Said Bentouba
Keywords: Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machine (PMSM), DTC, SVM, Voltage inverter, PWM.


This paper presents a Direct Torque Control (DTC) strategy for the Permanent Magnets Synchronous Machine (PMSM). The principle relies on a Space Vector Modulation (SVM) technique that uses hysteresis comparators for the determination of the voltage module and angle, the proposed control method is simple to implement. It allows reducing the fluctuations level of the torque and the flux in low speed conditions. Contrary to the classical DTC technique, the proposed approach is able to handle and to control the switching frequency even for driving the motor with a low speed as a reference. Simulations results were obtained and allowed demonstrating better performance of this command especially in the behavior of the couple and the flux. 


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How to Cite
Ouledali, O., Meroufel, A., Wira, P., & Bentouba, S. (2018). Torque and Stator Flux Ripples Minimization for Direct Torque Control of PMSM by using Space Vector Modulation. Majlesi Journal of Electrical Engineering, 12(3), 55-61. Retrieved from