STUDY OF CURRENT AND ELECTROMOTIVE FORCE WAVEFORMS IN ORDER TO IMPROVE THE PERFORMANCE OF LARGE PM SYNCHRONOUS WIND GENERATOR

  • D. Vizireanu
  • S. Brisset
  • P. Brochet
  • Y. Milet
  • D. Laloy

Abstract

The paper presents a comparison between sinusoidal and trapezoidal waveforms in order to reduce the torque ripple and the power to grid fluctuation for large direct-drive PM wind generator. Trapezoidal waveform brings 28% higher power density but also two major drawbacks: necessity to vary the DC bus voltage and requirement for an additional filter on the DC bus.

Keywords

Torque Transportation 

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© Springer 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Vizireanu
    • 1
  • S. Brisset
    • 1
  • P. Brochet
    • 1
  • Y. Milet
    • 2
  • D. Laloy
    • 2
  1. 1.L2EP, Ecole Centrale de Lille, Cité ScientifiqueVilleneuve d’Ascq CedexFrance
  2. 2.Framatome ANPJeumont CedexFrance

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