damper winding

damper winding

[′dam·pər ‚wīnd·iŋ]
(electricity)
A winding consisting of several conducting bars on the field poles of a synchronous machine, short-circuited by conducting rings or plates at their ends, and used to prevent pulsating variations of the position or magnitude of the magnetic field linking the poles. Also known as amortisseur winding.
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F](t), rotor d-axis damper winding flux linkage [[lambda].
415 volts, 50 hz, 3-phase, 4-wire, self excited, self regulated, brushless excitation, class h insulation with drip proof damper winding on pole faces and surge suppress across main field winding, frame 4 ab 280/6, sr.
The oscillations of older SG with conspicuous damper windings have relatively small amplitudes.