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The BDFM as a generator in wind turbines

McMahon, RA and Wan, X and Abdi-Jalebi, E and Tavner, PJ and Roberts, PC and Jagiela, M (2007) The BDFM as a generator in wind turbines. EPE-PEMC 2006: 12th International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference, Proceedings. pp. 1859-1865.

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Abstract

The Brushless Doubly-Fed Machine (BDFM) is attractive for use in wind turbines, especially offshore, as it offers high reliability by virtue of the absence of brushgear. Critical issues in the use of the BDFM in this role at a system level include the appropriate mode of operation, the sizing of associated converter and the control of the machine. At a machine level, the design of the machine and the determination of its ratings are important. Both system and machine issues are reviewed in the light of recent advances in the study of the BDFM, and preliminary comparisons are made with the well-established doubly fed wound rotor induction generator. © 2006 IEEE.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: Div B > Electronics, Power & Energy Conversion
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2014 12:10
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2014 19:21
DOI: 10.1109/EPEPEMC.2006.283130