Voltage Behavior in the Switched Reluctance Generator Due to Different Speed Profiles Aimed at Use in Small Wind Turbines

R. Fidelis, G. Viajante, L. Coutinho, E. Nery, F. Mendonça, D. Andrade, M. Escobar and L. Miranda




This paper presents the implementation of an experimental platform for the study and drive the switched reluctance machine (SRM) as generator. Analyzing the behavior of the generated voltage at SRM at different speeds profiles. The driving was done through a data acquisition and processing system of high performance and low cost (DSP / FPGA). The results are shown and discussed.

Published in: Renewable Energy & Power Quality Journal (RE&PQJ, Nº. 15)
Pages: 438-442 Date of Publication: 2017/04/25
ISSN: 2172-038X Date of Current Version:
REF: 348-17 Issue Date: April 2017
DOI:10.24084/repqj15.348 Publisher: EA4EPQ

Authors and affiliations

R. Fidelis(2), G. Viajante(1), L. Coutinho(2), E. Nery(1), F. Mendonça(1), D. Andrade(2), M. Escobar(1) and L. Miranda(1)
1. Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology Goiás, NUPSE. Campus of Itumbiara. Goiás (Brazil)
2. Electric Drives Laboratory, Federal University of Uberlândia. Santa Mônica Campus, Uberlândia-MG, Brasil

Key word

Switched Reluctance Machine, Small wind Turbine, Generator.


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