Digital Controller for a Turbine and Alternator

  • O. P. Malik
  • G. S. Hope
  • A. S. A. Farag
  • D. W. Huber
Part of the Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems book series (LNE, volume 94)


A control scheme utilizing an on-line minicomputer which assumes complete control of a generating unit is described in this paper. The basic design incorporates a minicomputer and interface signal transducers, and a teletype unit to perform in real-time the tasks of voltage regulation and speed control. The proposed scheme has been tested on a laboratory scale model of a generating unit. Results from tests of voltage, load and speed control are described in the paper.


Feedback Gain Digital Control Terminal Voltage Digital Controller Selection Circuit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. P. Malik
    • 1
  • G. S. Hope
    • 1
  • A. S. A. Farag
    • 1
  • D. W. Huber
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringThe University of CalgaryCalgaryCanada

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