Emulation for torque-speed characteristics measurement of rotor blades in wind turbine using speed control approach

Chun Lin Chen, Yen Ming Lu, Mi-Ching Tsai

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Abstract

The technological development of wind turbines has attracted wide attention over past decades. Generally speaking, the power and torque characteristics of the rotor blades at different specific wind speeds determine the performance of a wind turbine. Furthermore, the wind turbine in the unstable state will keep accelerating until it attains stability or decelerating until it stops. Thus, blade characteristic can only be measured in a stable operating state. This paper presents a control scheme that enables the measurement of the blade characteristic both in stable and unstable operating states. In the proposed approach, a velocity controlled electric motor is connected with the wind turbine to regulate the rotational velocity of the rotor blades. The feasibility of the proposed scheme is evaluated numerically. The results show that the proposed scheme enables the regulation of the rotational velocity and realizes characteristic measurement even in an unstable operating state.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2015 IFToMM World Congress Proceedings, IFToMM 2015
PublisherNational Taiwan University
ISBN (Electronic)9789860460988
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Jan 1
Event14th International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science World Congress, IFToMM 2015 - Taipei, Taiwan
Duration: 2015 Oct 252015 Oct 30

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Name2015 IFToMM World Congress Proceedings, IFToMM 2015

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Other14th International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science World Congress, IFToMM 2015
CountryTaiwan
CityTaipei
Period15-10-2515-10-30

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Speed control
Wind turbines
Turbomachine blades
Torque
Rotors
Electric motors
Blade

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • History

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Chen, C. L., Lu, Y. M., & Tsai, M-C. (2015). Emulation for torque-speed characteristics measurement of rotor blades in wind turbine using speed control approach. In 2015 IFToMM World Congress Proceedings, IFToMM 2015 (2015 IFToMM World Congress Proceedings, IFToMM 2015). National Taiwan University. https://doi.org/10.6567/IFToMM.14TH.WC.OS8.011
Chen, Chun Lin ; Lu, Yen Ming ; Tsai, Mi-Ching. / Emulation for torque-speed characteristics measurement of rotor blades in wind turbine using speed control approach. 2015 IFToMM World Congress Proceedings, IFToMM 2015. National Taiwan University, 2015. (2015 IFToMM World Congress Proceedings, IFToMM 2015).
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Chen, CL, Lu, YM & Tsai, M-C 2015, Emulation for torque-speed characteristics measurement of rotor blades in wind turbine using speed control approach. in 2015 IFToMM World Congress Proceedings, IFToMM 2015. 2015 IFToMM World Congress Proceedings, IFToMM 2015, National Taiwan University, 14th International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science World Congress, IFToMM 2015, Taipei, Taiwan, 15-10-25. https://doi.org/10.6567/IFToMM.14TH.WC.OS8.011

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2015 IFToMM World Congress Proceedings, IFToMM 2015. National Taiwan University, 2015. (2015 IFToMM World Congress Proceedings, IFToMM 2015).

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Chen CL, Lu YM, Tsai M-C. Emulation for torque-speed characteristics measurement of rotor blades in wind turbine using speed control approach. In 2015 IFToMM World Congress Proceedings, IFToMM 2015. National Taiwan University. 2015. (2015 IFToMM World Congress Proceedings, IFToMM 2015). https://doi.org/10.6567/IFToMM.14TH.WC.OS8.011