Candid Inquest on Modeling Methods of Doubly Fed Induction Generator, and Corroboration Through Simulation Study

Candid Inquest on Modeling Methods of Doubly Fed Induction Generator, and Corroboration Through Simulation Study

K. GayathriS. Jeevananthan 

Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry, India

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12 September 2018
15 December 2018
31 December 2018
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The doubly fed induction generator (DFIG) based wind energy conversion system (WECS) is the ubiquitous system than its counterpart, the squirrel cage induction generator (SCIG), because of its attractive features such as the variable speed operation capability, the low operating noise, the mechanical stress mitigation, the flexible control over active and reactive power flows etc. Simulation studies on nascent WECSs necessitate the accurate and the restitution readied (for non-idealities) models of DFIG as inexact models will make past grave denouements in the stake. Generally, the modeling of electromagnetic machines can be realized as a differential equation (linear/non-linear) or a transfer function (Z/S domains) or in the state space form. Amid the host of DFIG models archived hitherto, there is neither a perennial nor a pristine model. This paper attempts to rekindle existing dynamic models of DFIG to assert the nuance in them, which will succor in culling the apposite model for nascent inquests, unequivocally. The tenet of each model is analyzed through mathematical equations and a comprehensive MATLAB 13 (Simulink-ode 23tb-solver) based simulation study. Comparison is on the basis of electromagnetic torque, rotor speed, rotor currents, real and reactive powers on stator and rotor side, etc.


doubly fed induction generator (DFIG), synchronous rotating reference frame (SRRF), rotor reference frame (RRF), stator reference frame (SRF), transfer function (TF) model

1. Introduction
2. Doubly Fed Induction Generator (DFIG) and Typical Applications
3. Review on Modeling of DFIG
4. Simulation Study and Results
5. Conclusion
Nomenclature and Abbreviations

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