The paper discusses in detail the construction of the Core Less Axial Flux Permanent Magnet generator simulation model. The model has been prepared in such a way that full compatibility with the elements of the SimPowerSystem library of the Matlab/Simulink package is preserved, which allows easy use of the presented simulation model for testing the work of the generator as part of a larger system. The parameters used in the model come from the MES 3D calculations performed in the Ansys/Maxwell software, for a machine prototype with a rated power of 2.8 kW, which was then used to experimentally verify the correct operation of the presented model of machine.
In this paper a system of a grid side and a generator side converters, both working with a common capacitor, is presented. The 6-phase asymmetric inset-type SMPMSM generator is used. A large pole pair number of this generator enables a gearless wind turbine operation. The fundamental and 3rd harmonic cooperation is used to increase the generator performance. This is accomplished by means of the 3rd harmonic current injection. For that reason the generator side converter must have a neutral connection.