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Energies 2017, 10(8), 1162; doi:10.3390/en10081162

Single-Phase Autonomous Induction Generator with Single-Phase Rotor

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P.O.B. 653, Beer-Sheva 8410501, Israel
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Received: 12 June 2017 / Revised: 19 July 2017 / Accepted: 3 August 2017 / Published: 7 August 2017
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An autonomous induction generator (IG) with an asymmetric configuration, in which both the stator and the rotor are single-phase, is often formed when a triple-phase wound rotor loses connection to a winding component while running. The machine still works and is shown to be capable of generating modulated waveforms. Equations can help as an IG design guideline. The first harmonics of the mutual inductance effect on the IG is explained by its steady-state equivalent circuit. View Full-Text
Keywords: induction generator; single-phase rotor; transient rotor fault induction generator; single-phase rotor; transient rotor fault

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Frechter, Y.; Hail, N.B.; Rabinovici, R. Single-Phase Autonomous Induction Generator with Single-Phase Rotor. Energies 2017, 10, 1162.

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