Syed M. Peeran, phD, PE, Senior Electrical Engineer, Camp Dresser & McKee, Cambridge, Mass.

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Motors and Drives July 1, 2008

VFDs and Motors: Making the right match

Variable frequency drives (VFDs) and electric motors are strange companions: The VFD is a static device, delicate, intolerant of wide variations in environmental conditions; extremely adjustable and controllable by microprocessors; capable of being monitored and controlled from remote locations; and a product of modern electronic engineering and precision—the beauty.

By Syed M. Peeran, phD, PE, Senior Electrical Engineer, Camp Dresser & McKee, Cambridge, Mass.
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