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Design and testing of a 250 kW medium-speed Brushless DFIG

McMahon, RA and Abdi, E and Malliband, PD and Shao, S and Mathekga, ME and Tavner, PJ (2012) Design and testing of a 250 kW medium-speed Brushless DFIG. IET Conference Publications, 2012.

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Abstract

This paper presents the design and testing of a 250 kW medium-speed Brushless Doubly-Fed Induction Generator (Brushless DFIG), and its associated power electronics and control systems. The experimental tests confirm the design, and show the system's steady-state and dynamic performance. The medium-speed Brushless DFIG in combination with a simplified two-stage gearbox promises a low-cost low-maintenance and reliable drive train for wind turbine applications.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Brushless DFIG Medium speed wind turbines
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Depositing User: Cron job
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2015 23:01
Last Modified: 05 Feb 2015 01:19
DOI: 10.1049/cp.2012.0320