American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Nonlinear Control of Variable wind Speed Conversion System Based on a Squirrel Cage Induction Generator (SCIG)

Abouobaida Hassan

DOI : 10.3844/ajeassp.2015.275.284

American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Volume 8, Issue 2

Pages 275-284


This study presents a control strategy for a Squirrel Cage Induction Generator (SCIG)-based wind energy conversion system. Control strategies of the AC/DC/AC converter is presented along with the mathematical modeling of the employed configuration. The maximum power point extraction of the wind turbine is addressed along with the proposed strategy. The backstepping approach is introduced to control the generator speed and regulate the flux. The wind system is then simulated in MATLAB-SIMULINK and the developed model is used to illustrate the behavior of the system. The simulation results are presented and discussed at the end of this study.


© 2015 Abouobaida Hassan. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.