Power quality improvement using a solid-state fault current limiter

Ahmed, Mohamed Mostafa Ramadan, Putrus, Ghanim and Ran, Li (2002) Power quality improvement using a solid-state fault current limiter. In: Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exhibition 2002. IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 1059-1064. ISBN 0-7803-7525-4

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TDC.2002.1177624

Abstract

This paper describe the use of a fait solid-state fault current limiting and interrupting device, which it developed by the authors, to enhance the quality of supply In distribution networks by minimizing the disturbance to loads during the occurrence of a fault Performance analysis of the proposed device shows that it also has the capability to improve the imbalance between phases during a single-phase fault This has significant effect on the performance of harmonic sensitive loads such as power electronic converters connected to the system. The relevant modeling, digital simulation and test results, referring to a realistic three-phase system are reported and discussed.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Current limiters, fault current, power distribution, power quality, power systems, semiconductor devices, varistors, voltage sag
Subjects: H600 Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Physics and Electrical Engineering
Depositing User: Becky Skoyles
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2015 14:30
Last Modified: 10 Nov 2016 12:39
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/19481

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