Citations with the tag: ELECTRIC generators -- Alternating current
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- Prestolite posts $27.6M net income for 1Q.
Kosdrosky, Terry // Crain's Detroit Business; 5/17/2004, Vol. 20 Issue 20, p20
Ann Arbor, Michigan-based Prestolite Electric Holding Inc. reported improved first-quarter sales and net income from last year, although operating income fell because of the cost of selling the company. Prestolite, which manufactures alternators and starter motors, switched private-equity owners...
- Evaluaciï¿½n de la protecciï¿½n del estï¿½tor de generadores sincrï¿½nicos ante fallas a tierra por medio del mï¿½todo de inyecciï¿½n subarmï¿½nica.
Giraldo, Luis C.; Mora-Fl�rez, Juan J.; Olguin, Gabriel // Ingenierï¿½a y Competitividad; Jun2008, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p21
In this paper, we make an evaluation of the complete ground-fault protection of the stator of synchronous generators by use of the subharmonic injection method. Firstly, we describe two approaches for the complete protection of the stator: the third harmonic method and the method of subharmonic...
- Sinhrona generatora stabilitates paaugstinaï¿½ana arierosmes sprieguma reguleï¿½anas metodi.
Gurovs, Nikolay; Petrichenko, Romans // Power & Electrical Engineering; 2010, Issue 26, p73
Problem of power supply system's safety and quality of control has taken on special significance due to development and complication of electropower systems. The effective decision of this problem is prevented by deficient controllability with anticrush automatics existing devices in emergency...
- Problems Related to Excitation Winding Surface Temperature Measurement of a Salient Pole Synchronous Generator in Rotation.
Hanic, Zlatko; Vrazic, Mario; Stipetic, Stjepan // Journal of Energy & Power Engineering; May2012, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p826
This paper addresses some of the problems related to direct surface temperature measurement of a salient pole synchronous generator excitation winding in rotation. Excitation winding temperature is used for determining the dynamic limit in a PQ diagram. The paper also addresses procedures of...
- Charging systems.
Wilson, Marilyn // Fleet Owner; Jan2001, Vol. 96 Issue 1, p64
Deals with the design changes made in the charging systems and alternators of heavy-duty trucks due to increased power demands. Features of an alternator to be introduced by Robert Bosch company; Basic avenues to making 42 volt systems; Information on an alternator technology being developed by...
- Keep your alternators out of trouble.
Baxter, John // Commercial Carrier Journal; Oct2009, Vol. 166 Issue 10, p30
The article describes several alternators technology for trucks. Explanation is offered on how to choose alternators that will have the correct output characteristics. Suggestions are offered on alternator maintenance, including assessments of batteries, cables and connections in the charging...
- Alternator Repairs: Plane Power Tops.
Baxter, John // Aviation Consumer; Feb2013, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p20
The article offers information regarding importance of troubleshooting and discusses several aspects of aircraft alternators including their function, failure and replacement options. It mentions that a careful troubleshooting in case of failure of charging system of an aircraft saves money. It...
- A Novel Maximum Power Point Tracking Control for Permanent Magnet Direct Drive Wind Energy Conversion Systems.
Ying Zhu; Ming Cheng; Wei Hua; Wei Wang // Energies (19961073); May2012, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p1398
This paper proposes a novel optimal current given (OCG) maximum power point tracking (MPPT) control strategy based on the theory of power feedback and hill climb searching (HCS) for a permanent magnet direct drive wind energy conversion system (WECS). The presented strategy not only has the...
- The World Market for Electric Motors with Output Exceeding 37.5 w and AC Generators: A 2011 Global Trade Perspective.
Parker, Philip M. // Global Trade Perspectives; 1/ 4/2010, pN.PAG
Several tables and graphs related to the 2011 global trade perspective on the market for electric motors with output exceeding 37.5 watts (w) and alternating current (ac) generators for countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, North America and the Caribbean, Oceana, and the Middle East...
- The World Market for AC Electric Motors with Output Exceeding 37.5 w: A 2011 Global Trade Perspective.
Parker, Philip M. // Global Trade Perspectives; 1/ 4/2010, pN.PAG
Several tables and graphs related to the 2011 global trade perspective on the market for alternating current (ac) electric motors with output exceeding 37.5 watts (w) for countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, North America and the Caribbean, Oceana, and the Middle East are presented.
- The World Market for AC Electric Generators: A 2011 Global Trade Perspective.
Parker, Philip M. // Global Trade Perspectives; 1/ 4/2010, pN.PAG
Several tables and graphs related to the 2011 global trade perspective for alternating current (ac) electric generators market for countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, North America and the Caribbean, Oceana, and the Middle East are presented.
- Improve your Alternator Charging System.
COTE, JEFF // Pacific Yachting; Feb2013, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p69
The article offers suggestions on how to improve a boat's alternator charging system. It suggests ensuring there is minimum loss of energy produced by the alternator. It suggests reducing the wire length between the alternator and the battery using an external regulator. It suggests taking care...
COTE, JEFF // American Heritage Student Science Dictionary; 2009, p11
A definition of the term "alternator" is presented. Alternator is an electric generator that produces alternating current. The current reverses direction, back and forth, because the generator's coiled wire rotates rapidly within the magnetic field created by its two magnets, causing the charge...
- Optimization of ultrasonic welding parameters for copper to copper joints using design of experiments.
Elangovan, Sooriyamoorthy; Prakasan, K.; Jaiganesh, V. // International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology; Nov2010, Vol. 51 Issue 1-4, p163
Ultrasonic welding is a solid-state joining process that produces joints by the application of high-frequency vibratory energy in the work pieces held together under pressure without melting. In electronic and automotive applications, copper wires are connected to the equipment...
- Delco Voltage Regulator.
Elangovan, Sooriyamoorthy; Prakasan, K.; Jaiganesh, V. // Light Plane Maintenance; Feb2013, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p18
The article focuses on mechanical voltage regulators made by Delco Remy International Inc., which was used to control aircraft generators. It mentions the significance of the voltage regulator in the simplicity and functionality of mechanical engineering. It notes that maintenance and...
- Parker’s dynamo near the excitation threshold.
Sever’yanova, M.; Popova, E.; Sokoloff, D. // Astronomy Reports; Aug2010, Vol. 54 Issue 8, p762
method of constructing asymptotic solutions for nonlinear mean-field dynamo equations near the excitation threshold is developed and applied to equations describing the solar dynamo in a Parker model. The form of solution obtained corresponds to the eigensolution for a kinematic dynamo, for the...
- The vortex effect of Francis turbine in electric power generation.
TÜRKMENOĞLU, Veli // Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences; 2013, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p26
In this study, the vibration effects of a vortex that occurred in high-head Francis turbines and an alternator are examined. The vortex effect, which directly affects the efficiency and the quality of the energy, was tested at the Darca-1 hydroelectric power plant (HPP) located in Ordu Province,...
- Nonlinear Robust Excitation Control Based on ESO-Backstepping Method.
Zhihan Zhang // Smart Grid; Jun2013, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p85
In this paper, the nonlinear robust excitation control of synchronous generator based on the ESO and backstepping method is proposed. The model uncertainties are compensated by constructed ESO, and the nonlinear parts of the model are retained for using back-stepping design method. Stability...
- CHAPTER NINE -- ELECTRICAL SYSTEM.
Zhihan Zhang // Harley-Davidson XL Sportster, 2004-2013; 2013, p296
The article offers information on service and test procedures for motorcycle's electrical and ignition system components. It provides step-by-step instructions for the testing and replacement of charging system, lighting equipment, and batteries. It also notes the removal, installation, and...
- Biggest Accelerator.
Zhihan Zhang // Time; 8/8/1960, Vol. 76 Issue 6, p69
The article offers information regarding the alternating gradient synchroton (AGS) of the Brookhaven National Laboratory in Long Island, New York. It offers details on the construction of the AGS and specifics regarding the AGS particle acceleration. Moreover, it compares the AGS particle...
- Decoupled, Reduced Order Model for Double Output Induction Generator Using Integral Manifolds and Iterative Separation Theory.
Sedighizadeh, M.; Rezazadeh, A. // Proceedings of World Academy of Science: Engineering & Technolog; Dec2007, Vol. 36, p742
In this paper presents a technique for developing the computational efficiency in simulating double output induction generators (DOIG) with two rotor circuits where stator transients are to be included. Iterative decomposition is used to separate the flux-Linkage equations into decoupled fast...
- CHARGES & STARTS.
Petersen, Donny // American Iron Magazine; Jun2011, Issue 273, p42
The article explores four components of a motorcycle's Evolution charging system. The alternator is positioned inside the primary chaincase and is made up of a rotating rotor and a fixed stator. The regulator/rectifier on a generator charging system transfers DC voltage to the battery at a...
- EXCITATION SYSTEM MODELS OF GENERATORS OF BALTI AND EESTI POWER PLANTS.
Attikas, R.; Tammoja, H. // Oil Shale; 2007 Supplement, Vol. 24, p285
This paper describes the requirements for the generator's excitation system. Different parts of the excitation system are also presented. Two totally different types of excitation systems are installed in generators of both Eesti and Balti power plants. The one -- fast static excitation system...
- Performance Analysis of a Synchronous Generator Under Loss of Excitation.
Mazhar, R. M.; Tashakori, H.; Kar, N. C. // International Review of Electrical Engineering; Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p371
Synchronous generators subjected to LOF (Loss of Field or Excitation) may sustain severe damage in the generator resulting from high current and pulsating torques. In this research, a new scheme is proposed by taking the saturation in main flux into account to design a LOF impedance relay. A...
- An Axial-Flux Permanent Magnet (AFPM) Generator for Defence Applications - Paradigm Shift in Electrical Machine.
Parlikar, V. V.; Kurulkar, P. M.; Rathod, K. P.; Kumari, Poonam // International Journal on Electrical & Power Engineering; Feb2012, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p33
This paper discusses the indigenous development of novel, innovative, compact, lightweight and highly efficient Permanent Magnet based Alternator incorporating Axial Flux technology. The above prototype alternator has been successfully developed and realized by the author team @ R&DE (Engrs),...
- System frequency regulation investigation in doubly fed induction generator (DFIG).
XUE YINGCHENG; TAI NENGLING // WSEAS Transactions on Power Systems; Jan2012, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p18
The conventional decoupling control in the variable-speed doubly fed wind turbines has little support to the system frequency. The characteristics of doubly fed induction generator (DFIG) wind turbines and conventional plant are compared. The contributions of DFIG to system inertial response and...
- Field Orientation Control of a Wind Driven DFIG Connected to the Grid.
MOSSA, MAHMOUD A. // WSEAS Transactions on Power Systems; Oct2012, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p182
This paper aims to develop a method of field orientation scheme for controlling both active and reactive powers of a DFIG (double fed induction generator) driven by a wind turbine. The controlled system consists of a wind turbine that drives a DFIG connected to the utility grid through AC-DC-AC...
- Radical Alternator.
MOSSA, MAHMOUD A. // DPC: Dredging & Port Construction; Dec2005, p34
The article presents information on the ET-305-J alternator from Eco-Tech, which incorporates breakthrough technology that allows it to achieve high output at low rpm. According to the company, it is capable of producing 2.5 times the amperage of similar conventional alternators. ET-305-J, which...
- Yoked waterwheel-windmill powers a remote ranch.
Lord, Ted // Popular Science; Apr82, Vol. 220 Issue 4, p51
The article focuses on the creation of an independent power system through a waterwheel-windmill in San Diego, California. The system composed with three-blade, 16 foot-diameter and its wind machine drives 12 volt-alternators. It is controlled by an electric valve, which is actuated either...
- RETROFIT OBSOLETE EXCITATION SYSTEMS.
Lord, Ted // Power Engineering; Aug2003, Vol. 107 Issue 8, p20
Presents information on the Digital Excitation Control Systems developed by Basler Electric. Function of the systems; Features of the systems; Problems encountered with generators.
- 6th GENERATION MICROPROCESSOR-BASED VOLTAGE REGULATOR.
Lord, Ted // Power Engineering; Aug2003, Vol. 107 Issue 8, p20
Presents information on the microprocessor-based digital excitation systems developed by Basler Electric. Functions of the excitation systems; Introduction of Basler's voltage regulator.
- Prime but not suspect.
Hunt, James // European Power News; Jun2006, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p17
The article discusses the growing importance of generating sets and its driven electrical machines. Combined heat and power sector has also been growing and this has driven genset development in both engines and generators, the latter almost always ac machines or alternators. This combined with...
- Numerical modeling of claw-poles alternator.
BARZ, C.; OPREA, C.; DRAGAN, F. // Carpathian Journal of Electronic & Computer Engineering; 2012, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p9
The paper present a program of modeling of a claw-poles alternator with the program Magnet 6.11, which after the input data of machine realize the geometrical model for numerical analyzes. After analysis, the program can be changed automatically and made a new model, that can be analyzed...
- WHAT'S IN A NAME?
Becker, James // Fire Chief; Aug2010, Vol. 54 Issue 8, p78
The article focuses on the differences between the direct current (DC) and the alternating current (AC) in terms of the amount of the electrical output power in the U.S. It explores the importance of understanding the transition of magnetic field and the invention of the commutator in AC. It...
Hussey, Jake; Haines, Ed; Douglas, Mayor John; Whiteley, Martin // Pacific Yachting; Dec2013, Vol. 55 Issue 12, p6
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including "Sailing Solo," "Tech Talk," and "The New Rainbow Warrior Comes Home to B.C." in the October 2013 issue.
- Steady State Modeling and ANFIS Based Analysis of Self-Excited Induction Generator.
Enany, Mohamed A. // Wind Engineering; Jun2014, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p349
Self-excited induction generator (SEIG) has the ability to generate power at varying speed, which facilitates its application for wind energy conversion in remote and windy areas. Estimation of the generator behavior under actual operating conditions is essential, but the SEIG analysis with...
- Modelling of a stand-alone doubly-fed induction generator using two separate reference frames.
Drid, S.; Nait-Said, M.-S.; Makouf, A.; Tadjine, M. // Electromotion; Oct-Dec2009, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p167
This paper deals with the doubly-fed induction generator modelling. This machine is widely used in electrical generation at isolated sites. So, a voltage wave with constant magnitude and frequency can be produced even in the case of variable speed The modelling of the doubly-fed generator in the...
- ProducciÃ³n energÃ©tica en un modelo para gimnasios colombianos.
Yenniffer, D.; Benítez, R.; Juan, B.; González, H.; Javier, Rosero G. // VisiÃ³n ElectrÃ³nica; jul-dic2013, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p125
Distributed generation (DG), connected at low voltage and small size, based on renewable energy is a phenomenon of increasing research, development and penetration. This paper presents a model of joint power generation, from multiple machines as an alternative to be implemented in gyms. The...
- Validation of battery—alternator model against experimental data–a first step towards developing a future power supply system.
Boulos, A M; Pacaud, C; Burnham, K J // Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers -- Part D; Jan2004, Vol. 218 Issue 1, p59
The electric power system of a modern vehicle has to supply enough electrical energy to drive numerous electrical and electronic systems and components. The electric power system of a vehicle consists of two major components: an alternator and a battery. A detailed understanding of the...
- Troubleshooting electrical alternators.
Boulos, A M; Pacaud, C; Burnham, K J // Fleet Equipment; May2009, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p9
The article offers tips in troubleshooting electrical alternators. It is helpful to test first the batteries before installing the alternator. Wire and battery cables should be inspected to ensure that are tight and free of corrosion. The fan and pulley should also be inspected so that the...
- High-Output Alternator.
Clemans, John // MotorBoating; Mar2004, Vol. 193 Issue 3, p126
Introduces the Eco-Tech T-305-I alternator for boats from API Marine. Description of the alternator; Contribution of the patented magnet hybrid rotor design to the alternator's strength; Electric output; Costs.
- ADD AN AMMETER.
Banse, Tim // MotorBoating; Aug2006, Vol. 198 Issue 2, p76
The article offers advice on the significance of installing an ammeter to motorboats. Ammeter measures how much current is being used by operating electrical equipment such as stereo, running lights, cabin lights, etc. It also indicates how much charging current is being generated by a...
- BE A BATTERY SMARTY!
Banse, Tim // PS: Preventive Maintenance Monthly; Aug2003, Issue 609, p43
Batteries of the diesel engine generator set (DEGS) on AN/TSC-154 secure mobile anti-jam reliable tactical terminal (SMART-T) can give trouble while trying to jump start the engine. Soldiers have been seen using jumper cables in an effort to bring dead DEGS batteries to life. If batteries are...
- Coping with a bad reaction.
Zwers, Joe // International Power Generation; Sep2004, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p29
Provides information on the causes and recommendations included in the Final Report released by the U.S.-Canada Power System Outage Task Force on the August 14, 2003 blackout in the U.S. and Canada. Factors contributing to the outage; Difference between effective and reactive types of power...
- Alternator takes the heat.
Zwers, Joe // Commercial Carrier Journal; Oct2007, Vol. 164 Issue 10, p33
The article evaluates the heavy-duty Long Haul Alternator from Bosch.
- Dynamic fault location method for distribution networks with distributed generation.
Jamali, S.; Talavat, V. // Electrical Engineering; Sep2010, Vol. 92 Issue 3, p119
This paper presents a new analytical time-based fault location algorithm for radial distribution networks with synchronous generators used for distributed generation (DG). The algorithm uses the voltage and current samples recorded at the main feeder head along with the scheduled injected active...
- Mode excitation in a generator of diffraction radiation with a multistage interaction space.
Miroshnichenko, V.; Senkevich, E.; Pivovarova, A.; Yudintsev, D. // Radiophysics & Quantum Electronics; Mar2010, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p182
We present the results of studying theoretically and experimentally the peculiarities of mode excitation in a generator of diffraction radiation with the two- and three-cascade interaction space in one open resonator. To describe the multistage interaction mechanism, the theoretical model used...
- The numbers game.
Hunt, James // European Power News; Jul2006, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p11
The article reports on the growth of genset manufacturers in Europe with alternators a key area in the product development arena. Gensets comprising engines, fuel, cooling and exhaust systems, alternators, electrical systems and beds/enclosures are being provided in greater numbers. Genset...
- Manufacturers tout new motor technologies.
Bak, David J. // Design News; 3/24/97, Vol. 53 Issue 6, p19
Focuses on induction electric motors based on alternating current. Deployment of sensorless vector control technique in the motor to provide distinction between an inverter and vector drives; Problems associated with hard switching of electric motors; Examination of coil windings technology...
- Applying SVM and RBF Networks for Classifying Disturbances in Synchronous Generators Based on Fuzzy Characteristic Extraction of Time Zone Information.
Shafighy, A. R.; Hassan Hosseini, S. M.; Chahkandi Nejad, H.; Jahani, R.; Zarrabian, S.; Karimpoor, V. // International Review on Modelling & Simulations; Oct2010, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p827
This paper provides a new approach to the application of classifier networks - Support Vector Machine (SVM) & Radial Basis Function (RBF) - for classifying disturbances in the synchronous generators in operational mode through time zone measurements. Optimal components of the patterns have been...