Abstract

A method and generator for modifying interactions between a load and the generator are described. The method includes applying output power to the load using a power amplifier, controlling a level of the output power responsive to a power control setting, and adjusting a conduction angle of the power amplifier to reduce a level of sensitivity …

Legal parties

Party
Inventors (applicants): Gideon Van Zyl, Jeremy Richardson, Michael Mueller, Michael Lynn Westra
Assignees (initial): Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (Fort Collins, US)
Agents: Neugeboren O'Dowd PC (attorney)

The application was examined by Nicholas Ponomarenko (USPTO dept. 2833)

Claims

  • 1. A generator comprising: …
  • 2. The generator of claim 1 , wherein the compensation subsystem includes an operator interface …
  • 3. The generator of claim 1 , wherein the compensation subsystem includes an instability detector …

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Brief Description of the Drawings

Various objects and advantages and a more complete understanding of the present invention are apparent and more readily appreciated by reference to the following Detailed Description and to the appended …

Description

Field of the Invention

The present invention relates generally to electrical generators. In particular, but not by way of limitation, the present invention relates to methods and apparatuses for modifying interactions between an electrical …

Detailed Description

An understanding of various embodiments of the invention is aided by an analysis of how instability in the output power of an electrical generator can occur as a result of interactions …

More details about Method and Apparatus for Modifying the Sensitivity of an Electrical Generator to a Nonlinear Load

Miscellaneous patent data

Illustrated by 25 drawings, categorized under With respect to a reference or master device or quantity as a primary classification, the examination was conducted by Nicholas Ponomarenko (2833 USPTO department), the exemplary patent drawings are Method and Apparatus for Modifying, Graph of the output power, Block diagram of a generator, Graph of the output power, the inventor's city is Fort Collins, state - CO, the published inventor's name is Mueller Michael, the patent was granted on May. 6, 2014, the assignee classification - a United States company, the patent extension term is 439 days, the assignee organization is Advanced Energy Industries, Inc., located in Fort Collins (US), the patent particularly claims a generator comprising…, the protection scope is defined by 25 claims, the recorded agent's organization is Neugeboren O'Dowd PC, the application number is 13/214,165 (U.S.), the applicant's city - Windsor, state - CO, the applicant's first name is Michael Lynn, and his last name is Westra, 31 figures are supplied with the description, the exemplary claims include number 1, the application publication date is Aug. 20, 2011, similar patents are classified under controlling two or more ac dynamo-electric motors, Variable length field winding, due to variation of make-to-break ratio of intermittently-operating contacts, e.g. using Tirrill regulator, motor field only, Alternating current excitation, Combined diverse generator controls, Reducing energy dissipated or supplied, means for suppressing, eliminating or minimizing undesired frequencies, pulse width modulation, Slip control, the invention is titled Method and Apparatus for Modifying the Sensitivity of an Electrical Generator to a Nonlinear Load, developed by Michael Lynn Westra et al., the grant number is 08716984.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under With respect to a reference or master device or quantity, Arrangements for controlling electric generators for the purpose of obtaining a desired output. The designated search classifications include With respect to a reference or master device or quantity, Electrical conditions in circuit other than that of generator being controlled, Plural electrical conditions.

Patent details
Publication number 08716984
Publication date May. 6, 2014
Kind code B2
Application number 13/214,165
Application date Aug. 20, 2011
Application type U
Application series code 13
Extension term 439
National classification 322/36
Total number of claims 25
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 25
Number of figures 31
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