Title: Models to investigate the performance of self-excited induction generator under switching operations

Authors: Anjali Garg; Kanwarjit Singh Sandhu; Lalit Mohan Saini

Addresses: Electrical, Electronics and Communication Department, ITM University, Gurgaon-122017, India ' Electrical Department, National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, India ' Electrical Department, National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, India

Abstract: The performance of self-excited induction generator can be analysed by applying switching operations in terms of variation in load resistance, excitation capacitance and rotor speed on steady state and transient models of self-excited induction generator. To investigate the effects of these switching variations, models are simulated in Matlab/Simulink and results hence obtained are validated experimentally on two test machines. The effect of disturbance due to these switching operations, on performance of machine is also discussed in this paper, which will be helpful to the researchers in designing various controllers both for transient state and steady state of same machine.

Keywords: self-excited induction generators; steady state models; transient state models; modelling; experimental validation; renewable energy; switching operations; performance evaluation; load resistance; excitation capacitance; rotor speed; controller design.

DOI: 10.1504/IJRET.2015.072112

International Journal of Renewable Energy Technology, 2015 Vol.6 No.4, pp.364 - 390

Received: 25 Dec 2014
Accepted: 23 Mar 2015

Published online: 28 Jun 2015 *

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