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Mechatronics in Design: Adding inertia to a system, that is, adding mechanical mass, is not usually desirable as it slows down system response. Electronic intertia through acceleration feedback improves performance.
Some drive manufacturers do not agree on the merits of medium-voltage (MV) drive operation without an input transformer. The following pro and con comments come from companies with and without a transformerless MV drive on the...