The slewing drive system for tower crane with permanent magnet synchronous motor

Journal title

Archives of Electrical Engineering




vol. 70


No 1


Knypiński, Łukasz : Poznan University of Technology, Poland ; Krupiński, Jacek : Krupinski Cranes, Poland



energy conversion efficiency ; permanent magnet synchronous motor ; slewing drive system ; System efficiency ; tower cranes

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Nauki Techniczne




Polish Academy of Sciences


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DOI: 10.24425/aee.2021.136061


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