Torque estimation of an AC compressor

by sribalaji
Tags: compressor, estimation, torque
sribalaji is offline
Jan30-13, 10:46 PM
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Hi all,
I'm planning to drive the automobile ac compressor via a BLDC motor instead of IC engine. This is only when the vehicle is parked. Now, I'm trying to determine torque requirement. Is my calculation correct?
Power consumption: 1.46 kW
compressor speed : 1000rpm
= 14Nm

Is this value too high to be driven by a motor for a speed of 1000rpm?
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256bits is offline
Jan31-13, 04:15 AM
P: 1,271
Well, 14 N-m seems right.
You have a 1.46kW (2 HP) motor BLDC in your possession?
russ_watters is online now
Jan31-13, 09:38 AM
P: 22,008
You did the calculation correctly (though a little roundabout)

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