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Torsional Interaction Studies on a Power System Compensated by SSSC and Fixed Capacitor

Pillai, G, Ghosh, Arindam, & Joshi, Avinash (2003) Torsional Interaction Studies on a Power System Compensated by SSSC and Fixed Capacitor. IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, 18(3), pp. 988-993.

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Abstract

In this paper, a static synchronous series compensator (SSSC), along with a fixed capacitor, is used to avoid torsional mode instability in a series compensated transmission system. A 48-step harmonic neutralized inverter is used for the realization of the SSSC. The system under consideration is the IEEE first benchmark model on SSR analysis. The system stability is studied both through eigenvalue analysis and EMTDC/PSCAD simulation studies. It is shown that the combination of the SSSC and the fixed capacitor improves the synchronizing power coefficient. The presence of the fixed capacitor ensures increased damping of small signal oscillations. At higher levels of fixed capacitor compensation, a damping controller is required to stabilize the torsional modes of SSR.

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ID Code: 37353
Item Type: Journal Article
DOI: 10.1109/TPWRD.2003.813827
ISSN: 0885-8977
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (090600)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Deposited On: 06 Oct 2010 15:39
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:19

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