Motor controller simulation and embedded implementation for a blood pump

Arbelaez Morales, David Alonso (2014) Motor controller simulation and embedded implementation for a blood pump. Masters by Research thesis, Queensland University of Technology.


This study was a step forward in modeling, simulation and microcontroller implementation of a high performance control algorithm for the motor of a blood pump. The rotor angle is sensed using three Hall effect sensors and an algorithm is developed to obtain better angular resolution from the three signals for better discrete-time updates of the controller. The performance of the system was evaluated in terms of actual and reference speeds, stator currents and power consumption over a range of reference speeds up to 4000 revolutions per minute. The use of fewer low cost Hall effect sensors compared to expensive high resolution sensors could reduce the cost of blood pumps for total artificial hearts.

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ID Code: 70252
Item Type: QUT Thesis (Masters by Research)
Supervisor: Chandran, Vinod & Pearcy, Mark
Keywords: Blood Pump, Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor, Field Oriented Control , Low Resolution Hall Effect Sensors, Embedded Coder, Mechanical Assist Device, Rotor Position Improvement, TMS320F28335
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 19 May 2014 04:38
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 06:13

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