Publisher : The Korean Institute of Electrical Engineers
DOI : 10.5370/KIEE.2015.64.12.1718
Title & Authors
Power Density Characteristics Analysis and Design of Magnetic Gear according to Speed for Drive Train of 10MW Offshore Wind Turbine Kim, Chan-Ho; Kim, Yong-Jae;
The diameter of the rotor of 2MW wind turbine is being developed by a number of companies with more than 80m, reliability and economic efficiency of the wind power generator has been improved. The need for large-scale wind turbine with excellent economy has been attracting attention because the new orders and the location of the wind turbine market has reached a limit. Technology development for enlargement of wind turbine is possible not only the improvement of energy efficiency but also reduce the construction costs per unit capacity. However, mechanical gearboxes used in wind generators have problems of wear, damage, need for lubrication oil and maintenance. Therefore, we want to configure the gearbox of a large-scale wind turbine using a magnetic gear in order to solve these problems of mechanical gearbox.
Wind turbine gearbox;Magnetic gear;Transfer torque;Non-contact power transmission;
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