Power Conversion and Control of Wind Energy Systems

Power Conversion and Control of Wind Energy Systems

Author(s): Bin Wu, Yongqiang Lang, Navid Zargari, Samir Kouro

Published Online: 20 SEP 2011 01:35PM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470593653

Online ISBN: 9781118029008

DOI: 10.1002/9781118029008

About this Book

The book presents the latest power conversion and control technology in modern wind energy systems. It has nine chapters, covering technology overview and market survey, electric generators and modeling, power converters and modulation techniques, wind turbine characteristics and configurations, and control schemes for fixed- and variable-speed wind energy systems. The book also provides in-depth steady-state and dynamic analysis of squirrel cage induction generator, doubly fed induction generator, and synchronous generator based wind energy systems.

To illustrate the key concepts and help the reader tackle real-world issues, the book contains more than 30 case studies and 100 solved problems in addition to simulations and experiments. The book serves as a comprehensive reference for academic researchers and practicing engineers. It can also be used as a textbook for graduate students and final year undergraduate students.

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