3D electromagnetic design and electrical characteristics analysis of a 10-MW-class high-temperature superconducting synchronous generator for wind power

  • Kim, J.H. (Jeju National University) ;
  • Park, S.I. (Jeju National University) ;
  • Le, T.D. (Jeju National University) ;
  • Kim, H.M. (Jeju National University)
  • Received : 2014.04.29
  • Accepted : 2013.06.26
  • Published : 2014.06.30


In this paper, the general electromagnetic design process of a 10-MW-class high-temperature superconducting (HTS) synchronous generator that is intended to be utilized for large scale offshore wind generator is discussed. This paper presents three-dimensional (3D) electromagnetic design proposal and electrical characteristic analysis results of a 10-MW-class HTS synchronous generator for wind power. For more detailed design by reducing the errors of a two-dimensional (2D) design owing to leakage flux in air-gap, we redesign and analyze the 2D conceptual electromagnetic design model of the HTS synchronous generator using 3D finite element analysis (FEA) software. Then electrical characteristics which include the no-load and full-load voltage of generator, harmonic contents of these two load conditions, voltage regulation and losses of generator are analyzed by commercial 3D FEA software.


Supported by : Jeju National University


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