Optimal Design of a Direct-Driven PM Wind Generator Aimed at Maximum AEP using Coupled FEA and Parallel Computing GA

  • Published : 2008.12.01


Optimal design of the direct-driven Permanent Magnet(PM) wind generator, combined with F.E.A(Finite Element Analysis) and Genetic Algorithm(GA), has been performed to maximize the Annual Energy Production(AEP) over the entire wind speed characterized by the statistical model of wind speed distribution. Particularly, the proposed parallel computing via internet web service has contributed to reducing excessive computing times for optimization.


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