The use of inductor alternators with electronic regulation for dc generation
UNSPECIFIED (1999) The use of inductor alternators with electronic regulation for dc generation. In: 9TH International Conference on Electrical Machines and Drives (EMD 99), CANTERBURY CHRIST CHURCH COLL, CANTERBURY, ENGLAND, SEP 01-03, 1999. Published in: NINTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ELECTRICAL MACHINES AND DRIVES (468). pp. 381-385.Full text not available from this repository.
Inductor alternators were heavily used in the 1950's and 60's for medium to high frequency generation but have seen a vast decline in use towards the later part of this century. This is due to the increasing use of electronic power supplies which have appeared following the introduction of power electronics. This paper focuses on the use of these power electronic advances for the active control of an inductor alternator. The particular design of inductor alternator is based on a switched reluctance machine with fully pitched windings. The generator and its power electronic controller together form a simple and hence low cost brushless de generation scheme. The paper describes the construction of this robust and inexpensive machine; the theory of generation and practical results from an experimental alternator. In addition it is shown that both field current and converter duty cycle allow for the implementation of a number of methods of closed loop voltage control.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
|Series Name:||IEE CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS|
|Journal or Publication Title:||NINTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ELECTRICAL MACHINES AND DRIVES|
|Publisher:||INST ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS INSPEC INC|
|Number of Pages:||3|
|Page Range:||pp. 381-385|
|Title of Event:||9TH International Conference on Electrical Machines and Drives (EMD 99)|
|Location of Event:||CANTERBURY CHRIST CHURCH COLL, CANTERBURY, ENGLAND|
|Date(s) of Event:||SEP 01-03, 1999|
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