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Analysis of salient-pole synchronous generators operating in single-phase condition

Spagnolo, C.; Nuzzo, S.; Serra, G.; Gerada, C.; Galea, M.

Authors

C. Spagnolo

S. Nuzzo

G. Serra

C. Gerada chris.gerada@nottingham.ac.uk

M. Galea michael.galea@nottingham.ac.uk



Abstract

The power generation industry has recently started to invest interest and focus on the single-phase operation of traditional three-phase, wound-field, synchronous generators. This is partially due to a combination of customer requirements and the need to understand the extent of flexibility in their current products. This paper deals with an in-detail analysis of a salient-pole, wound-field, three-phase synchronous generator operating in single-phase condition, at unity power factor. The particular 400kVA alternator is first analysed via the classical analytical equations and the results compared with finite-element and available experimental measurements for validation purposes. The tools developed in this stage are then used to analyse the generator under study when it operates in single-phase condition with different values of load. In this work, it can be observed how single-phase operation of synchronous generators can result in an increase of the power-per-phase performance and that, with the appropriate winding configuration, the machine can be used in single-phase operation with a reduced loading.

Start Date Apr 20, 2017
Publication Date Apr 21, 2017
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Book Title 2017 IEEE Workshop on Electrical Machines Design, Control and Diagnosis (WEMDCD)
ISBN 9781509058532
APA6 Citation Spagnolo, C., Nuzzo, S., Serra, G., Gerada, C., & Galea, M. (2017). Analysis of salient-pole synchronous generators operating in single-phase condition. In 2017 IEEE Workshop on Electrical Machines Design, Control and Diagnosis (WEMDCD)https://doi.org/10.1109/WEMDCD.2017.7947720
DOI https://doi.org/10.1109/WEMDCD.2017.7947720
Keywords Analytical modelling, Single-phase operation, Salient-poles, Synchronous generators
Publisher URL https://doi.org/10.1109/WEMDCD.2017.7947720
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