Pitch Angle Control of a Grid Connected Wind Turbine

Ahmed, S. and Rashid, Mohd Abdur and Yaakob, S. B. and Yusof, A. (2014) Pitch Angle Control of a Grid Connected Wind Turbine. In: 2014 5th International Conference on Intelligent and Advanced Systems: Technological Convergence for Sustainable Future, ICIAS 2014 - Proceedings, June 3-5, 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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The focus of this paper is to design an active control system that can regulate pitch angle (angle at which blade rotates around its own axis) of the turbine blade. It will vary the mechanical torque input to the generator of a wind energy conversion system and in turn control the power extracted from the wind at a particular wind speed. A small change in pitch has effect on the extraction of available energy, reduction of torque and output power variation to the grid. In this paper a fuzzy-PI control system is modeled and the oscillation in grid power due to change in pitch position is analyzed. Furthermore it is shown that fuzzy-PI offers limited output power oscillation when compared to conventional PI controller.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Faculty / Institute: Faculty of Design Arts & Engineering Technology
Depositing User: Prof Madya Dr. Mohd Abdur Rashid
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2014 09:35
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2014 09:35
URI: http://erep.unisza.edu.my/id/eprint/1729

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