The Study of the Stray Load Loss and Mechanical Loss of Three Phase Induction Motor considering Experimental Results

Kim, Dong-Jun;Choi, Jae-Hak;Chun, Yon-Do;Koo, Dae-Hyun;Han, Pil-Wan

  • Received : 2013.04.10
  • Accepted : 2013.06.25
  • Published : 2014.01.01


The accurate determination of induction motor efficiency depends on the estimation of the five losses of stator and rotor copper loss, iron loss, mechanical loss and stray load loss. As the mechanical and stray load losses are not calculated by electro-magnetic analysis, the values of these two losses are very important in induction motor design. In this paper, the values of mechanical loss and stray load loss are proposed through investigating testing data from commercial products of three phase induction motors under 37kW. If the values of this paper are applied to motor design, the accuracy of design and analysis can be improved. The losses of motors are obtained by using load and no-load test results following IEC 60034-2-1 standard.


Stray load loss;Mechanical loss;Efficiency;Induction motor


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