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Comparative Study of 3D Simulation and Experiment on Stator MPPUA of Generator under FWISC Faults with Different Degrees

Yu-Ling He 1, Qing-Fa Meng 1, Ping Wang 2, Ming-Xing Xu 1

Article ID: 682
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In order to study the impacts of the stator magnetic pull per unit area (MPPUA) characteristics under different field winding inter-turn short-circuit (FWISC) degrees in generator, comparative study of 3D numerical simulations and experiments are respectively taken to calculate the quantitative data of stator MPPUA by finite-element method (FEM) in this paper. Firstly, the nature exciting force of stator vibration, which is called MPPUA, is carried out. Then simulations data on MPPUA under normal condition and different short-circuit degrees are obtained. Finally, the variation rules of MPPUA characteristics by experiments under different conditions are studied. The results show that in normal condition the main harmonic components of MPPUA consist of only 6th-harmonic component. However, the occurrence of FWISC will bring in extra 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th-harmonic components to MPPUA. Meanwhile, with the increasing of the rotor short circuit degrees, the amplitudes of 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th-harmonic components will present an increasing trend. However, the amplitudes of 6th-harmonic component will present a decrease trend.


Magnetic pull per unit area (MPPUA); field winding inter-turn short-circuit (FWISC); different short-circuit degrees; finite-element method (FEM)

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