induction generator


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induction generator

[in′dək·shən ¦jen·ə·rād·ər]
(electricity)
A nonsynchronous alternating-current generator whose construction is identical to that of an ac motor, and which is driven above synchronous speed by external sources of mechanical power.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Rauski," Self excitation modeling in deep bar and double cage induction generators", IEEE ...
Multivariable 2-sliding mode control for a wind energy system based on a double fed induction generator. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2012, vol.37, no.13, pp.
Amjady, "Optimal design of power system stabilizer for power systems including doubly fed induction generator wind turbines", Energy, vol.
During the period when the active crowbar is activated, the DFIG operates as a wound rotor induction generator (WRIG) with increased rotor resistance but no control over both active and reactive power output.
The adaptive control system aims to maintain a constant voltage at the induction generator terminals.
Doubly Fed Induction Generator. The one-phase equivalent electric circuit of the DFIG rotor and stator is shown in Figure 2.
Wind power captured from the wind turbine transfers into electric power through the gear box and the induction generator. The induction generator is quite special since it has a dual converter which is made of electric devices such as IGBTs.
Berasategui, "Reactive power control of a wind farm made up with doubled fed induction generators. I," in Proceedings of the IEEE Porto Power Tech Conference, Porto, Portugal, September, 2001.
The wind turbine model is composed of three sub models connected together, aerodynamic rotor, drive train and induction generator models.