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Probabilistic load flow in AC electrified railways

By T.K. Ho, Y.L. Chi, J. Wang, K.K. Leung, L.K. Siu and C.T. Tse

Abstract

System analysis within the traction power system is vital to the design and operation of an electrified railway. Loads in traction power systems are often characterised by their mobility, wide range of power variations, regeneration and service dependence. In addition, the feeding systems may take different forms in AC electrified railways. Comprehensive system studies are usually carried out by computer simulation. A number of traction power simulators have been available and they allow calculation of electrical interaction among trains and deterministic solutions of the power network. In the paper, a different approach is presented to enable load-flow analysis on various feeding systems and service demands in AC railways by adopting probabilistic techniques. It is intended to provide a different viewpoint to the load condition. Simulation results are given to verify the probabilistic-load-flow models

Topics: 010401 Applied Statistics, 090507 Transport Engineering, 090607 Power and Energy Systems Engineering (excl. Renewable Power), Electrified railways, AC feeding systems, Statistical analysis, Power load flow
Publisher: The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
Year: 2005
DOI identifier: 10.1049/ip-epa:20045091
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.qut.edu.au:38201

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