Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: Self-controlled Synchronous Motor: Principles of Function and Simplified Control Model

1.1. Introduction

1.2. Design aspects specific to the self-controlled synchronous machine

1.3. Simplified model for the study of steady state operation

1.4. Study of steady-state operation

1.5. Operation at nominal speed, voltage and current

1.6. Operation with a torque smaller than the nominal torque

1.7. Operation with a speed below the nominal speed

1.8. Running as a generator

1.9. Equivalence of a machine with a commutator and brushes

1.10. Equations inferred from the theory of circuits with sliding contacts

1.11. Evaluation of alternating currents circulating in steady state in the damper windings

1.12. Transposition of the study to the case of a negative rotational speed

1.13. Variant of the base assembly

1.14. Conclusion

1.15. List of the main symbols used

1.16. Bibliography

Chapter 2: Self-controlled Synchronous Motor: Dynamic Model Including the Behavior of Damper Windings and Commutation Overlap

2.1. Introduction

2.2. Choice of the expression of Nk

2.3. Expression of fluxes

2.4. General properties of coefficients <X>, <Y> and <Z>

2.5. Electrical dynamic equations

2.6. Expression of electromechanical variables

2.7. Expression of torque

2.8. Writing of equations in terms of coenergy

2.9. Application to control

2.10. Conclusion

2.11. Appendix 1: value of coefficients <X>, <Y> and <Z>

2.12. Appendix 2: derivatives of coefficients <X>, <Y> and ...

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