Approach to Electromagnetic Control of the Extreme Positions of a Piston in a Free Piston Generator


  •  Dmitry Petrichenko    
  •  Alexey Tatarnikov    
  •  Igor Papkin    

Abstract

This paper presents an approach to controlling the extreme positions of a piston in a free piston generator using linear electrical machine. The machine is used to provide the proper compression ratio necessary for ignition and limit the stroke of the piston in expansion phase. A Matlab/Simulink model, implementing the entire system, is presented. The results of simulation of the system show stable power generation within required movement boundaries of the piston.



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  • ISSN(Print): 1913-1844
  • ISSN(Online): 1913-1852
  • Started: 2007
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