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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2004 Vol.5 No.5 P.594-602


Study on switched reluctance generator

Author(s):  PAN Zai-ping, JIN Ying, ZHANG Hui

Affiliation(s):  College of Electrical Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China

Corresponding email(s):   panzaiping@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  SRG, Inductance, Power analysis, Math model, Simulation, Exciting mode

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The linear and non-linear math models of the switched reluctance generator (SRG) in generator mode were established in this work. The phase current and energy conversion process during generator operation were simulated by the linear math model. The non-linear math model was used to analyze the characteristics of the SRG operation in self-excitation >mode and in separately-excitation mode. Some important findings on how the SRG is operated and controlled were obtained in this study, which provides theoretical basis for further design and experimental study.

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bala@anna univ<catchbala88@gmail.com>

2012-09-24 23:23:31

i need design can help

Y. Ji@DLR<yang.ji@dlr.de>

2012-03-29 20:50:14

a good paper

Vijay Babu Koreboina@BMSCE, Bangalore<vijaybabukoreboina@gmail.com>

2010-11-21 14:14:39

Dear PAN Zai-ping et al.
I am working on switched reluctance generator modeling for masters degree project. Kindly help me to understand the concepts through your paper. I request to mail me the above paper titled " Study on switched reluctance generator ".
Thanking You,
With Regards,

C. M. Uang<ucmk@isu.edu.tw>

2010-11-04 11:37:45

An interesting topic.

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