Picture water droplets

Developing mathematical theories of the physical world: Open Access research on fluid dynamics from Strathclyde

Strathprints makes available Open Access scholarly outputs by Strathclyde's Department of Mathematics & Statistics, where continuum mechanics and industrial mathematics is a specialism. Such research seeks to understand fluid dynamics, among many other related areas such as liquid crystals and droplet evaporation.

The Department of Mathematics & Statistics also demonstrates expertise in population modelling & epidemiology, stochastic analysis, applied analysis and scientific computing. Access world leading mathematical and statistical Open Access research!

Explore all Strathclyde Open Access research...

Radiated emissions from FACTS equipment operational within substations - Part 3

Li, Q. and Siew, W.H. and Stewart, M.G. and Walker, K. and Piner, C. (2005) Radiated emissions from FACTS equipment operational within substations - Part 3. IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, 20 (2). pp. 1788-1796. ISSN 0885-8977

Full text not available in this repository. Request a copy from the Strathclyde author

Abstract

Transient electromagnetic (EM) emissions are generated when thyristor or gate turn-off thyristor (GTO) valves are being switched on and off within substations installed with static var compensators (SVCs) and static synchronous compensators (STATCOMs). These emissions may cause malfunction of, or damage to, electronic equipment positioned nearby without appropriate protection. Four SVC-based substations and one STATCOM-based substation were selected for electromagnetic-interference (EMI) measurement, analysis, and evaluation. A comparison was made between the radiated EMI features from each. The analyzed results were correlated to the present electromagnetic-compatibility standards, and recommendations of changes for immunity tests were presented specifically for flexible ac transmission system (FACTS)-based radiated EMI. Preliminary analysis was also given to the causes of FACTS-based EMI, which indicated that valve switching behavior and the stray parameters of FACTS equipment layout were the main contributors to high-frequency-radiated interference.