The brushless excitation system

  title={The brushless excitation system},
  author={R. W. Ferguson and R. Herbst and Russell Miller},
  journal={Electrical Engineering},
A NEW TYPE of excitation system has been developed for use in the electric utility industry in which the generator collector and collector brushes, and the exciter commutator and commutator brushes are eliminated. The basic difference between this system and its predecessors is an a-c exciter mounted on the same shaft as the generator field. This innovation… CONTINUE READING