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SPEED-SENSORLESS CONTROL STRATEGY FOR MULTI-PHASE INDUCTION GENERATOR IN WIND ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS

ABSTRACT
Renewable energy sources, especially wind energy conversion systems (WECS), exhibit constant growth. Increase in power and installed capacity led to advances in WECS topologies. Multi-phase approach presents a new development direction, with several key advantages over three-phase systems. Paired with a sensorless control strategy, multi-phase machines are expected to take primacy over standard solutions. This paper presents speed sensorless vector control of an asymmetrical six-phase induction generator based on a model reference adaptive system (MRAS). Suggested topology and developed control algorithm show that sensorless control can yield appropriate dynamic characteristics for the use in WECS with increase in reliability and robustness. [Projekat Ministarstva nauke Republike Srbije, br. III 042004: Smart Electricity Distribution Grids Based on Distribution Management System and Distributed Generation]
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2015-10-19
PAPER REVISED: 2015-11-16
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2015-12-30
PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2016-02-20
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI151019032D
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2016, VOLUME 20, ISSUE Supplement 2, PAGES [S481 - S493]
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