Aircraft DC microgrids

Aircraft DC microgrids

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This chapter will provide an overview of aircraft DC microgrids. It introduces the aircraft EPS, covering the topics from power generation, distribution and utilization. It also reviews aircraft electrical system standards and highlights the power quality and power factor requirement for aircraft applications. The chapter presents the concept of aircraft electric starter/generator system. Control and stability analysis of aircraft DC microgrids are performed.

Chapter Contents:

  • 11.1 Introduction
  • 11.2 Aircraft electrical power system
  • 11.2.1 Power generation
  • 11.2.2 Power distribution
  • 11.2.3 Power utilization
  • 11.2.4 Energy storage system
  • 11.3 Power quality requirements in aircrafts
  • 11.4 Aircraft starter/generator control
  • 11.5 Control strategies in aircraft DC microgrids
  • 11.5.1 Primary control
  • 11.5.2 Secondary control
  • 11.6 Stability analysis
  • 11.7 Chapter summary
  • Acknowledgement
  • References

Inspec keywords: power factor; distributed power generation; aircraft; aircraft power systems

Other keywords: aircraft electrical system standards; power generation; aircraft EPS; power factor requirement; stability analysis; power quality; aircraft DC microgrids; aircraft electric starter/generator system; aircraft applications

Subjects: Aerospace and avionic power supplies; Transportation; Distributed power generation; Power system management, operation and economics

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