TABLE 6-1 Control Effectors and Sensors for a Pitch-Controlled Wind Turbine

Control Effectors and COMMANDS

Sensors and MEASURED PARAMETERS

Generator contactor

Contactor status

ON

ON

OFF

OFF

Nacelle yaw drive

Nacelle orientation

ON

ANGLE

OFF

DIRECTION

Wind direction

RATE

ANGLE

END POINT

 

Wind speed

Blade pitch actuator

SPEED

ON

OFF

Blade pitch angle

DIRECTION

ANGLE

RATE

END POINT

Generator power

 

REAL POWER

Generator torque

REACTIVE POWER

TORQUE

 

ANGLE

Reactive power

SPEED

REACTIVE POWER

Figure 6-1

Wind turbine drive train.



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