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Design and Analysis of an External-Rotor Internal-Stator Doubly Fed Induction Generator for Small Wind Turbine Application by Fem
International Journal of Sustainable and Green Energy
Volume 2, Issue 1, January 2013, Pages: 1-11
Received: Dec. 31, 2012; Published: Jan. 10, 2013
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Hacene Mellah, Dept. Electrical engineering, Setif, Algeria
Kamel Eddine Hemsas, Dept. Electrical engineering, Setif, Algeria
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Abstract
In this paper, a time stepping 2D and 3D FEM is performed for modeling and analysis external rotor DFIG .The finite element method currently represents the state-of-the-art in the numerical magnetic field computation relating to electrical machines. FEM is a numerical method to solve the partial differential equations (PDE) that expresses the physical quantities of interest, in this case Maxwell’s equations. This will result in a more accurate result compared to analytical modeling, which can be regarded as a simplification of the PDE. FEM analysis is used for transient mode, magnetic field calculation, the magnetic flux density and vector potential of machine is obtained. In this model we including, non linear material characteristics, eddy current effect, torque-speed characteristics, ambient temperature effect and magnetic analysis are investigated using MAXWELL program. With this program, the components of the DFIG can be calculated with high accuracy.
Keywords
DFIG, Outer Rotor, FEM, Wind Turbines, Renewable Energy
To cite this article
Hacene Mellah, Kamel Eddine Hemsas, Design and Analysis of an External-Rotor Internal-Stator Doubly Fed Induction Generator for Small Wind Turbine Application by Fem, International Journal of Sustainable and Green Energy. Vol. 2, No. 1, 2013, pp. 1-11. doi: 10.11648/j.ijrse.20130201.11
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