Modeling, Simulation and Analysis of Excitation System for Synchronous Generator


  • Yousif Ismail Al Mashhadany Electrical Engineering Department, Engineering College, University of Anbar Anbar, Iraq
  • Farqad Amir
  • Najlaa Anwer


Synchronous generator, Excitation System, modeling and simulation


Mechanical energy converted into electrical energy by synchronous generator. The turbine converts some kinds of energy (steam, water, wind) into mechanical energy. This work discusses the problems in modeling, simulation and analysis of excitation system for synchronous generator, it has an active DC load. The work consists of two main parts: one is the mathematical model of an excitation system, explains the fundamentals, and defines the scope of work of the synchronous generator; another presents the simulation and analysis of the mathematical model discussed. The simulation was done on Matlab Ver. 2013a with satisfactory results, allowing conclusion that the modeling is accurate and feasible for practical implementation.

Author Biography

Yousif Ismail Al Mashhadany, Electrical Engineering Department, Engineering College, University of Anbar Anbar, Iraq

Dr. Yousif Ismail Mohammed Al-Mashhadany (Asst. Prof. Control Engineering, SMIEE), born in Baghdad / 1973. He received the B.Sc. degree in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (1995) from the Rashid School of Engineering and Science / University of Technology in Baghdad. He received the M.Sc. degree in control and guidance engineering (1999). And a Ph.D in electrical engineering department / control (2009) from the same university. Complete postdoctoral fellow research in electrical engineering - control department at the University of Malaya in Malaysia (UMPEDAC) in 2012. In addition, he completed undergraduate study in Islamic Sciences - Sharia Department of the University of Baghdad in 2004.

He works since 2004, a lecturer in the Department of Electrical Engineering / Engineering College / University of Anbar. His research interests include advanced control systems, automated control systems and biomedical engineering. He has forty five publications in international journals and international conferences. He has many practical projects in the areas of renewable energy and control systems in electrical power systems. He senior member IEEE at 2013, and reviewer for more than fifteen international journals.


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How to Cite

Al Mashhadany, Y. I., Amir, F., & Anwer, N. (2014). Modeling, Simulation and Analysis of Excitation System for Synchronous Generator. Asian Journal of Engineering and Technology, 2(5). Retrieved from