Voltage Control of a 12/8 Pole Switched Reluctance Generator Using Fuzzy Logic


This paper presents a voltage controller for a 12/8 switched reluctance generator (SRG). SR machines have a robust with simple structure because they have no windings or permanent magnets on the rotor, so they are capable of working at high speed application and at rough condition. However, due to nonlinear nature, doubly salient poles, time variant parameters, and non-ideal current waveform, The SRG output voltage inherently contains ripples. The proposed voltage controller is based on fuzzy logic that is very efficient over uncertainty and parameter variations. The effectiveness of the proposed control method is verified by comparing the obtained result with that of a PI-controller.

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Faridnia, N. , Seyedyazdi, M. and Shabaninia, F. (2012) Voltage Control of a 12/8 Pole Switched Reluctance Generator Using Fuzzy Logic. International Journal of Modern Nonlinear Theory and Application, 1, 107-112. doi: 10.4236/ijmnta.2012.13016.

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