A New Desing Methodology of a Switched Reluctance Generator Considering the Influence of the Mutual Inductances

Dias, R. J., Reátegui, C., Costa, C. S., Fleury, A., Andrade, D.A., Cardoso, H.C., Neris N.M., Dos Santos, B.R.



The subject of this paper is to present the design of a Switched Reluctance Generator (SRG) taking into account the presence of mutual inductance, which has been ignored in the literature of switched reluctance machine (SRM). A step-by-step for the mechanical and electrical magnitudes sizing is demonstrated, both for prototype construction and for graphic representation in CAD software. Thus, with the drawing of SRM lamination plate, the mutual inductance is measured trough a finite element software called FEMM (Finite Element Method Magnetics), whose values are processed and arranged in inductance matrices with the aid of MATLAB®. Once with inductance matrices, the mathematical modeling is implemented on SIMULINK MATLAB® and the results are presented. Finally a SRG prototype is constructed to validate the design proposed here.

Published in: Renewable Energy & Power Quality Journal (RE&PQJ, Nº. 14)
Pages:452-457 Date of Publication: 2016/5/20
ISSN: 2172-038X Date of Current Version:2016/05/04
REF:361-16 Issue Date: May 2016
DOI:10.24084/repqj14.361 Publisher: EA4EPQ

Authors and affiliations

Dias, R. J.(1), Reátegui, C.(1), Costa, C. S. (1), Fleury, A. (2), Andrade, D.A.(3), Cardoso, H.C.(2), Neris N.M.(2), Dos Santos, B.R.(2)
1. Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia de Goiás. Brazil
2. Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Goiás. Brazil
3. Universidade Federal de Uberlândia. Brazil

Key words

Electrical Machines Design, Switched Reluctance Generator, Mutual Inductance, FEMM, MATLAB®.


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