http://iet.metastore.ingenta.com
1887

Magnetic bearing for wind turbine power generator shaft: an emulator prototype design for vibration control

Magnetic bearing for wind turbine power generator shaft: an emulator prototype design for vibration control

For access to this article, please select a purchase option:

Buy chapter PDF
£10.00
(plus tax if applicable)

IET members benefit from discounts to all IET publications and free access to E&T Magazine. If you are an IET member, log in to your account and the discounts will automatically be applied.

Learn more about IET membership 

Recommend Title Publication to library

You must fill out fields marked with: *

Librarian details
Name:*
Email:*
Your details
Name:*
Email:*
Department:*
Why are you recommending this title?
Select reason:
 
 
 
 
 
Structural Control and Fault Detection of Wind Turbine Systems — Recommend this title to your library

Thank you

Your recommendation has been sent to your librarian.

In this chapter, the relevance and potential of micro-sized wind turbines (μSWTs) have been discussed and the following facts have been stated In wide areas of developing countries with a poor grid power supply, μSWTs can be an important factor of social, economic and technological development. From an educational point of view, μSWTs can be a valuable source of motivation, helping to provide a practical presentation of basic and advanced mechatronical principles. Moreover, μSWTs can also be an excellent field for cooperative and project-based learning, allowing to define a wide variety of experimental projects with a direct real-life application. From a research perspective, μSWTs constitute a unique opportunity to perform full-scale physical experimentation on advanced research topics at a very low cost and with very limited resources. To provide a practical demonstration of the μSWTs potential in academic and research experimentation, a low-cost platform for active magnetic bearing vibration control has been presented.

Chapter Contents:

  • 9.1 Introduction
  • 9.2 Small wind turbines characteristics
  • 9.3 Micro-sized wind turbines: challenges and opportunities
  • 9.4 Experimental platform for AMB vibration control
  • 9.4.1 Active magnetic bearings and vibration control
  • 9.4.2 Experimental platform design
  • 9.5 Conclusions and final remarks
  • Acknowledgements
  • Appendix
  • References

Inspec keywords: shafts; magnetic bearings; vibration control; wind turbines; power grids; prototypes; electric generators

Other keywords: power grid supply; active magnetic bearing; mechatronical principles; microsized wind turbines; rotary shaft; wind turbine power generator shaft; AMB vibration control; μSWT; emulator prototype design

Subjects: Power and plant engineering (mechanical engineering); Vibrations and shock waves (mechanical engineering); Mechanical variables control; Wind power plants; Project and design engineering; Mechanical components; Control of electric power systems

Preview this chapter:
Zoom in
Zoomout

Magnetic bearing for wind turbine power generator shaft: an emulator prototype design for vibration control, Page 1 of 2

| /docserver/preview/fulltext/books/po/pbpo117e/PBPO117E_ch9-1.gif /docserver/preview/fulltext/books/po/pbpo117e/PBPO117E_ch9-2.gif

Related content

content/books/10.1049/pbpo117e_ch9
pub_keyword,iet_inspecKeyword,pub_concept
6
6
Loading
This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address