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Understanding Power Electronics and Electrical Machines in Multidisciplinary Wind Energy Conversion System Courses

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6 Author(s)
Duran, M.J. ; Electr. Eng. Dept., Univ. of Malaga, Malaga, Spain ; Barrero, F. ; Pozo-Ruz, A. ; Guzman, F.
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Wind energy conversion systems (WECS) nowadays offer an extremely wide range of topologies, including various different types of electrical generators and power converters. Wind energy is also an application of great interest to students and with a huge potential for engineering employment. Making WECS the main center of interest when teaching power electronics and electrical machines can therefore be highly advantageous. This paper describes a novel teaching experience using wind energy as the starting point for understanding power electronics and electrical machines. The results point out the wide variety of concepts involved in the course, the numerous competences that it can enhance, and its positive reception by learners.

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Education, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:56 ,  Issue: 2 )

Date of Publication:

May 2013

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