US 9,813,007 B2
Control system for an electric motor
Richard Burke, Hook (GB); Anthony Morrell, Devizes (GB); and Timothy Martin, Reading (GB)
Assigned to PROTEAN ELECTRIC LIMITED, (GB)
Appl. No. 14/780,037
Filed by PROTEAN ELECTRIC LIMITED, Surrey (GB)
PCT Filed Apr. 11, 2014, PCT No. PCT/IB2014/060662
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Sep. 25, 2015,
PCT Pub. No. WO2014/167547, PCT Pub. Date Oct. 16, 2014.
Claims priority of application No. 1306678.2 (GB), filed on Apr. 12, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2016/0049894 A1, Feb. 18, 2016
Int. Cl. H02M 5/40 (2006.01); H02P 25/22 (2006.01); H02P 27/08 (2006.01); H02K 11/33 (2016.01)
CPC H02P 25/22 (2013.01) [H02K 11/33 (2016.01); H02P 27/08 (2013.01)] 13 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A control system for an electric motor, the control system comprising a first control device arranged to control an operation of a first component of the electric motor; a second control device arranged to control an operation of a second component of the electric motor, wherein the first control device is arranged to transmit to the second control device, over a first communication link, a first signal for indicating the transmission of data over the first communication link to the second control device, wherein the second control device is arranged to use the timing of the first signal to synchronise the operation of the second component with the operation of the first component.