Insulation Design of Low Voltage Electrical Motors Fed by PWM Inverters Articles uri icon

publication date

  • June 2019

start page

  • 7

end page

  • 15


  • 3


  • 35

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0883-7554


  • This paper proposes a model to determine the partial discharge inception voltage of magnet wires, including the effect of elevated temperatures, and shows its applicability to the complete range of wire geometries considered in IEC Standard 60317-13.


  • inverter-fed machine; partial discharges; insulation design; streamer breakdown criterion; failure-mechanism