Comparative Analysis of the 6/4 and 8/6 Switched Reluctance Generator in Different Operating Conditions

M. A. A. Freitas, G. P. Viajante, D. A. Andrade, E. N. Chaves, C.A. Queiroz, L. G. W. Silva, R. V. R. Silva, R.T. Fidelis and J.L. Domingos




This paper presents a comparative study between two Switched Reluctance Generators 6/4 and 8/6 both of 60kW. The main features of the two machines and the mathematical modeling that considers the magnetic saturation effect are established. A computational simulation was performed in Matlab/Simulink environment and has allowed the machine behavior under various operating conditions to be verified. This work made it possible to evaluate: ripple voltage, phase voltage and current, speed, torque, flux, power, losses and efficiency. The comparative results between the two generators are presented and discussed.

Published in: Renewable Energy & Power Quality Journal (RE&PQJ, Nº. 16)
Pages: 487-492 Date of Publication: 2018/04/20
ISSN: 2172-038X Date of Current Version:2018/03/23
REF: 360-18 Issue Date: April 2018
DOI:10.24084/repqj16.360 Publisher: EA4EPQ

Authors and affiliations

M. A. A. Freitas1, G. P. Viajante1, D. A. Andrade2, E. N. Chaves1, C.A. Queiroz1, L. G. W. Silva1, R. V. R. Silva1 , R.T. Fidelis2 and J.L. Domingos1
1. Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of Goiás. Energy Systems Research Center (Núcleo de Pesquisas em Sistemas de Energia - NuPSE). Brasil.
2. Electric Drives Laboratory, Federal University of Uberlândia. Campus Santa Mônica, Uberlândia-MG, Brasil.

Key words

Switched Reluctance Generator, Half Bridge Converter


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