Optimal Design of a Small Permanent Magnet Wind Generator for Rectified Loads

Jawed Faiz
Center of Excellence on Applied Electromagnetic Systems, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Nariman Zareh
Center of Excellence on Applied Electromagnetic Systems, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Ladda ner artikelhttp://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp110574193

Ingår i: World Renewable Energy Congress - Sweden; 8-13 May; 2011; Linköping; Sweden

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 57:19, s. 4193-4200

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Publicerad: 2011-11-03

ISBN: 978-91-7393-070-3

ISSN: 1650-3686 (tryckt), 1650-3740 (online)


This paper presents an optimal design procedure for a small permanent magnet wind generator which supplies a full-bridge diode rectified load. The aim is to improve the output voltage waveform of the generator. An electromagnetic-thermal design algorithm is proposed based on an analytical model of a surface-mounted permanent magnet generator. A comprehensive combined model; consisting of design program and simulation of the designed generator under rectified load; is utilized. Design variables are optimized over their appropriate limits using a genetic algorithm. The results indicate the improvement of the output voltage waveform.


Wind Generator; Permanent Magnet Machine; Optimal Design


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