Control of Wind Turbine Based on PMSG Using Pitch Angle Control

  • Aroua Slimen
  • Hatem Tlijani
  • Mehdi Dhaoui
  • Rached B. Younes
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this chapter focuses on wind power. At present, wind turbines are installed with variable wind speed. Using intelligent systems, we can harness this energy that stores the wind and transforms it into electrical energy relying on such machines. In order to produce the maximum amount of electricity, the obstacles due to synergistic effects must be taken into consideration. The chapter also presents a solution enabling to convert the final energy demanded. A design of an intelligent wind turbine (3.8 kW) pitch angle control with a permanent magnet synchronous generator (PMSG) (3.5 kW), with the DC bus voltage controller, output from the converter for a 150 V pumping load, where a mechanism of fuzzy inference is used to estimate the upper limit of uncertainties. In addition, the fuzzy inference makes it possible to adjust the output voltage, obtain greater efficiency in the use of wind energy and protect the blades of the turbine. In the first part, we presented the modeling system with a pitch angle control. In the second part, a presentation of the results of the simulation system is analyzed and validated by the simulations in the MatLab/simulink environment.


Turbine PMSG Wind Pitch control Fuzzy logic 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aroua Slimen
    • 1
    • 2
  • Hatem Tlijani
    • 1
    • 3
  • Mehdi Dhaoui
    • 4
    • 2
  • Rached B. Younes
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Unity of Physical Research, Computer Science and MathematicsUniversity of GafsaGafsaTunisia
  2. 2.National Engineering School of GabesUniversity of GabesGabesTunisia
  3. 3.Faculty of Science of GafsaUniversity of GafsaGafsaTunisia
  4. 4.Unity of Photovoltaic Research, Wind and Geothermal EnergyUniversity of GabesGabesTunisia

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