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Modelling and analysis of custom power systems by PSCAD/EMTDC

Anaya-Lara, O. and Acha, E. (2002) Modelling and analysis of custom power systems by PSCAD/EMTDC. IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, 17 (1). pp. 266-272. ISSN 0885-8977

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Abstract

This paper addresses the timely issue of modeling and analysis of custom power controllers, a new generation of power electronics-based equipment aimed at enhancing the reliability and quality of power flows in low-voltage distribution networks. The modeling approach adopted in the paper is graphical in nature, as opposed to mathematical models embedded in code using a high-level computer language. The well-developed graphic facilities available in an industry standard power system package, namely PSCAD/EMTDC, are used to conduct all aspects of model implementation and to carry out extensive simulation studies. Graphics-based models suitable for electromagnetic transient studies are presented for the following three custom power controllers: the distribution static compensator (D-STATCOM), the dynamic voltage restorer (DVR), and the solid-state transfer switch (SSTS). Comprehensive results are presented to assess the performance of each device as a potential custom power solution. The paper is written in a tutorial style and aimed at the large PSCAD/EMTDC user base.

Item type: Article
ID code: 3612
Keywords: powersystems, modelling, PSCAD, EMTDC, EMTP, PWM invertors, load flow, power convertors, power distribution reliability, power system simulation, static VAr compensators, switchgear, Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Subjects: Technology > Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Department: Faculty of Engineering > Electronic and Electrical Engineering
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    Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
    Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2007
    Last modified: 12 Mar 2012 10:39
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/3612

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