Russian Electrical Engineering

, Volume 80, Issue 12, pp 671–679

Permanent-magnet synchronous generator-active rectifier system: Mathematical model

  • S. A. Kharitonov

DOI: 10.3103/S1068371209120074

Cite this article as:
Kharitonov, S.A. Russ. Electr. Engin. (2009) 80: 671. doi:10.3103/S1068371209120074


A mathematical model is suggested for analyzing the power characteristics of an alternating current generating system of the variable speed-constant frequency type. The system consists of a permanent-magnet synchronous generator, an active rectifier, and a voltage-source inverter. The three-phase active rectifier and inverter are controlled by high-frequency pulse-width modulation (PWM). The algorithms for controlling the active rectifier are discussed; the power characteristics are given as an example for the case of applying the model to a powerful generation system with a variable rotation speed of the synchronous generator shaft.

Key words

variable speed-constant frequency permanent-magnet synchronous generator active rectifier voltage-source inverter power characteristics 

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© Allerton Press, Inc. 2009

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