Motors as Generators for Micro-hydro Power
|Prelims (Contents, Figures, Tables, Acknowledgements, Preface, Introduction, Disclaimer)|
|1. Advantages and disadvantages of induction generators|
|2. Induction machine construction and operation|
|3. Selection of an induction motor for use as a generator|
|4. Excitation capacitor requirements|
|5. Operating voltage and frequency|
|6. The effect of load upon generator output|
|7. Single-phase output from a three-phase machine|
|8. Protection, safety and earthing|
|9. Fixed and variable load systems|
|10. Motor starting|
|11. Generator commissioning|
|12. Mains-connected systems|
|Back matter (Appendices 1 - 6, Index)|
Nigel Smith Dr Nigel Smith is an independent engineering consultant with experience in low-cost electrification in developing countries.
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