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IJCEE 2010 Vol.2 (2): 365-370 ISSN: 1793-8163
DOI: 10.7763/IJCEE.2010.V2.163

New Approach for Optimizing Control of Switched Reluctance Generator

R. Rebbah, A. Bentounsi, and H. Benalla

Abstract—This paper presents a new switching approach that determines the optimal control of the Switched Reluctance Generator (SRG) for accomplishing maximum energy conversions. The proposed method is based on the novel concept of “ideal base speed flux/current curve” that optimizes the conduction angles in the mode of single-pulse and Chopping Current Control (CCC) operations. To validate the proposed control technique, simulation results are provided. The practicality of the controller is illustrated by a variable speed wind application of a 6/4 SRG.

Index Terms—Optimal control, conduction angles, Switched Reluctance Generator, optimization, variable speed, wind power.

R. Rebbah is with the dept. of Electrical Engineering, LEC, Constantine, Alegria. (E-mail: redjem_rebbah@yahoo.fr).

Cite: R. Rebbah, A. Bentounsi and H. Benalla, "New Approach for Optimizing Control of Switched Reluctance Generator," International Journal of Computer and Electrical Engineering vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 365-370, 2010.

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ISSN: 1793-8163 (Print)
Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Comput. Electr. Eng.
Frequency: Quarterly
Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Yucong Duan
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