It is important to analyze the transient characteristics of large synchronous generators according to the trend of the extension of wind turbines. The fabricated field coil of a synchronous generator using high-temperature superconducting (HTS) wire is somewhat influenced by the external magnetic field of the stator in a real environment. This paper describes the electromagnetic analysis of an HTS field coil of a 10-MW superconducting synchronous generator during stator winding faults. The real-time digital simulator is used to simulate a fault condition of the 10-MW SCSG. Also, the finite-element method is used in each operating condition, including normal and transient conditions, to analyze the influence of the HTS field coil. Based on the simulation results discussed here, there do not appear to be any significant problems regarding the electromagnetic operation of the HTS field coil during transient conditions of the stator. This paper will be used in the analysis of the transient characteristics of a large superconducting synchronous generator during stator winding faults.
- Fault currents
- high temperature superconductors
- wind power generation
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Condensed Matter Physics
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering