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Type: Conference paper
Title: Maximum torque per ampere control of phase advance modulation of a SPM wind generator
Author: Pathmanathan, M.
Soong, W.
Ertugrul, N.
Citation: Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE 2011), 17-22 September, 2011, Phoenix, Arizona, USA: pp.1676-1683
Publisher: IEEE
Publisher Place: USA
Issue Date: 2011
Series/Report no.: IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition
ISBN: 9781457705410
ISSN: 2329-3721
Conference Name: IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE 2011) (2011 : Phoenix, AZ)
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Mehanathan Pathmanathan, Wen Soong and Nesimi Ertugrul
Abstract: Surface permanent magnet (PM) machines are normally operated by controlling the d-axis and q-axis currents. This paper examines the control of surface PM generators based on controlling the terminal voltage magnitude V and power-factor angle θ. This is well-suited for generator operation when using a switched-mode rectifier and avoids the need for a rotor position sensor. The parameters required for generating a given value of torque with minimum phase current in order to minimize copper losses are derived in this paper. This will be achieved by controlling V and θ to keep the d-axis current equal to zero at low speed, before switching to field-weakening control at higher speeds. Simulated and experimental results will be used to verify the control strategy, and the efficiency achieved.
Keywords: AC-DC power conversion; permanent magnetgenerators; pulse-width modulated power converters
Rights: Copyright © 2011 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Inc. All Rights Reserved
RMID: 0020115446
DOI: 10.1109/ECCE.2011.6063984
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