28-pole PM-generator design by Kragten (plus added rectifier papers)

Adriaan Kragten writes:
Report KD 730 can be copied for free from my website: www.kdwindturbines.nl at the menu KD reports. The title of this report is: “Ideas about a 28-pole, 3-phase permanent magnet generator using the housing and winding of a 4-pole asynchronous motor frame size 80”. This generator is using 28 neodymium magnets size 40 * 7 * 3 mm and the magnet costs only about € 25. It is expected that this generator can be used with the original 230/400 V winding for 24 V battery charging if the winding is rectified in delta.
I have added figure 1 out of this report as an attachment and you can use this figure in a blog about this message.
Nice days
Adriaan Kragten

ADDED 16th January:

Hereby I want to draw your attention to two KD-reports about rectification of an AC current.
Report KD 340 describes 1-phase, 3-phase and 2-phase rectification. Originally only star en delta rectification of a 3-phase current were described but recently I have added chapter 3.2.3 about rectification with three separate 1-phase bridge rectifiers. This way of rectification results in a somewhat higher voltage and power than star rectification but the rectifier losses are higher as the current always flows through six diodes.
Report KD 712 describes 5-phase and 9-phase rectification. Originally only 5-phase rectification was described but recently I have added chapter 6 in which rectification of a 9-phase winding is described. It appears that there are two ways to rectify a 9-phase winding and the way which is described in chapter 6.2 is favorable because this results in the highest power. The winding is split into three, 3-phase windings which are rectified separately. The three, 3-phase rectifiers are connected in series. The advantage of 9-phase rectification is that there is almost no fluctuation on the DC voltage and the DC current. This is of interest if the wind turbine is grid connected by a 3-phase inverter because it eliminates the need of using capacitors to flatten the fluctuations.
Both reports can be copied for free from my website: www.kdwindturbines.nl at the menu KD-reports.
Adriaan Kragten

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I live off-grid in NW Scotland and have spent my life playing with wind turbines. I also love small hydros. Hands on renewable energy is my thing and I like to learn and to share my experiences.
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One Response to 28-pole PM-generator design by Kragten (plus added rectifier papers)

  1. hugh says:

    Adriaan let me know about yet another new report/document on his web site:

    “Hereby I inform you about my latest public report KD 733 which can be copied for free from my website: http://www.kdwindturbines.nl at the menu KD-reports.

    “The title of this report is: Calculations executed for the 3-bladed rotor of the VIRYA-3.9 windmill and the 3-bladed rotor of the VIRYA-3.9B3 windmill (both lambda design = 6, stainless steel tapered blades) driving the VIRYA-4.2 PM-generator for 26 V delta and 26 V star.”

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