Developing a new SVPWM control strategy for open-winding brushless doubly fed reluctance generators

Zhang, Fengge, Zhu, Liancheng, Jin, Shi, Cao, Wenping, Wang, Dairui and Kirtley, James L. (2015). Developing a new SVPWM control strategy for open-winding brushless doubly fed reluctance generators. IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, 51 (6), pp. 4567-4574.

Abstract

In this paper, a new open-winding control strategy is proposed for a brushless doubly fed reluctance generator (BDFRG) used for stand-alone wind turbine or ship generators. The BDFRG is characterized with two windings on the stator: a power winding and a control winding. The control winding is fed with dual two-level three-phase converters, and a vector control scheme based on space vector pulsewidth modulation is designed. Compared with traditional three-level inverter systems, the dc-link voltage and the voltage rating of power devices in the proposed system are reduced by 50% while still greatly improving the reliability, redundancy, and fault tolerance of the proposed system by increasing the switching modes. Its performance is evaluated by simulation in MATLAB/Simulink and an experimental study on a 42-kW prototype machine.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/TIA.2015.2461614
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences
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Published Date: 2015-11
Authors: Zhang, Fengge
Zhu, Liancheng
Jin, Shi
Cao, Wenping ( 0000-0002-8133-3020)
Wang, Dairui
Kirtley, James L.

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