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Implementing a Vector Controller Using 68k Processors

Mohammad Bagher1, Bannae Sharifian1, Mohammad Reza Feyzi1, Seyed Hossein Hosseini1 and Reza Valinia1
  • 1 University of Tabriz, Iran


Problem statement: This study described the design of a 3-phase AC Induction Motor (ACIM) vector control drive with position encoder coupled to the motor shaft. Approach: It was based on free scale's (Motorola's) 68k micro processor devices. Although the free scale 56F80x (56800 core) and 56F8300 (56800E core) families were well-suited for digital motor control and offer all things was needed, but we decided to realize a complete vector controller with a powerful 68k processor. Results: Obviously all 680X0 and many 683XX can overcome this task very easily, but we decided 68332 for time consuming because it combines high-performance data manipulation capabilities with powerful peripheral subsystems. All software and hardware was based on Peter J. Pinewski's nice research from Motorola. Conclusion: In this study the overall software algorithm and in two fellow papers the hardware schematics and performance will be described respectively.

American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Volume 2 No. 2, 2009, 488-493


Submitted On: 3 November 2008 Published On: 30 June 2009

How to Cite: Bagher, M., Sharifian, B., Feyzi, M. R., Hosseini, S. H. & Valinia, R. (2009). Implementing a Vector Controller Using 68k Processors. American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 2(2), 488-493.

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  • Vector control
  • ACIM
  • PI
  • hi-time
  • MC68332
  • induction motor