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Diesel Engine Driven Stand-Alone Variable Speed Constant Frequency Slip Ring Induction Generator - Theory and Experimental Results

Jain, Amit Kumar and VT, Ranganathan and Kumar, Vijay K and Guruswamy, G (2010) Diesel Engine Driven Stand-Alone Variable Speed Constant Frequency Slip Ring Induction Generator - Theory and Experimental Results. In: National Power Electronics Conference, 2010, 11-13 June, 2010, IIT Roorkee India.

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Abstract

The operation of a stand-alone, as opposed to grid connected generation system, using a slip-ring induction machine as the electrical generator, is considered. In contrast to an alternator, a slip-ring induction machine can run at variable speed and still deliver constant frequency power to loads. This feature enables optimization of the system when the prime mover is inherently variable speed in nature eg. wind turbines, as well as diesel driven systems, where there is scope for economizing on fuel consumption. Experimental results from a system driven by a 44 bhp diesel engine are presented. Operation at subsynchronous as well as super-synchronous speeds is examined. The measurement facilitates the understanding of the system as well as its design.

Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Diesel engine, Stand-alone, Slip ring induction generator, Power flow, fuel saving.
Department/Centre: Division of Electrical Sciences > Electrical Engineering
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2010 06:10
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 06:16
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/32069

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