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Design and testing of a medium-speed 250 kW 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 medium-speed 250 kW Brushless DFIG. European Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition 2012, EWEC 2012, 1. pp. 207-212.

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This paper presents the design and testing of a 250 kW medium-speed Brushless Doubly-Fed 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 twostage gearbox promises a low-cost low-maintenance and reliable drive train for wind turbine applications.

Item Type: Article
Divisions: Div B > Electronics, Power & Energy Conversion
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2016 18:02
Last Modified: 29 May 2017 04:48