High-efficiency control of brushless doubly-fed machines for wind turbines and pump drives

Ademi, Sul and Jovanovic, Milutin (2014) High-efficiency control of brushless doubly-fed machines for wind turbines and pump drives. Energy Conversion and Management, 81. pp. 120-132. ISSN 01968904

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2014.01.015

Abstract

The paper is concerned with vector control of a promising brushless doubly-fed reluctance machine (BDFRM) technology for generator and drive systems with limited adjustable speed ranges such as wind turbines or pump-alike installations. The BDFRM has been receiving increasing attention because of the low capital and operation and maintenance costs afforded by the partially-rated power electronics and the high reliability of brushless construction, while offering performance competitive to its well-known slip-ring counterpart, a doubly-fed induction machine. The comprehensive comparative studies have evaluated the performance of two robust control algorithms by computer simulations and experimentally on a custom-made BDFRM under the maximum torque per inverter ampere conditions for improved efficiency of electro-mechanical energy conversion.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Wind power, brushless, doubly-fed machines, control
Subjects: H600 Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering
Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Physics and Electrical Engineering
Depositing User: Becky Skoyles
Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2014 09:43
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 11:05
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/16515

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