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Reduction of capacitor switching transients by controlled closing

By John Herman Brunke

Abstract

This thesis presents the theory, analysis, testing and implementation of a scheme to reduce shunt compensation capacitor switching transients. The described method is switch the capacitors very near the instant when the bus voltage is at a power frequency zero. This was accomplished with a vacuum breaker on a 230 kV shunt capacitor bank

Topics: Electric switchgear, Capacitor banks, Transients (Electricity), Applied Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Publisher: PDXScholar
Year: 1980
OAI identifier: oai:pdxscholar.library.pdx.edu:open_access_etds-4000
Provided by: PDXScholar

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