Utilization of a hardware-in-the-loop-system for controlling the speed of an eddy current brake

V. Kramer, R. Mishra, P. Brauneis, K. Schmidt

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Rapid prototyping with a hardware-in-the-loop (HiL) system significantly reduces the development time for controller-type testing and is widely used in various fields of engineering. In this discussion, a controller is developed for a speed control application utilizing a magnetic brake. A mathematical model is presented first that has been implemented in Matlab/ Simulink. The controller development steps are described that will form the basis of a control system for a wind turbine. A test is carried out that simulates the wind turbine inertial load.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012012
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2012
Event25th International Congress on Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering: Sustained Prosperity through Proactive Monitoring, Diagnosis and Management - University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Duration: 18 Jun 201220 Jun 2012
Conference number: 25
http://compeng.hud.ac.uk/comadem2012/ (Link to Conference Website )


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