This paper investigates the stability of a variable-speed wind turbine operating under low to medium wind speed. The turbine is controlled to capture as much wind energy as possible. We concentrate on the mechanical level of the turbine system, more precisely on the drive-train with the standard quadratic generator torque controller. We consider the two-mass model for the drive-train, with the inputs being the deviation of the active torque from an arbitrary positive nominal value and the tracking error of the generator torque. We show that the turbine system is integral input-to-state stable.
|Title of host publication
|Proceedings of the 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control 2007, CDC
|Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
|Number of pages
|Published - 2007
|46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control 2007, CDC - New Orleans, LA, United States
Duration: 12 Dec 2007 → 14 Dec 2007
|Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control
|46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control 2007, CDC
|New Orleans, LA
|12/12/07 → 14/12/07