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OPTIMAL SHUNT COMPENSATORS AT NON-SINUSOIDAL BUSBARS

El-Amin, I.M. and Duffuaa, S. O. and Bawah, A.U. OPTIMAL SHUNT COMPENSATORS AT NON-SINUSOIDAL BUSBARS. IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 10. pp. 716-723.

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Abstract

A model for determining an optimal shunt capacitor value at nonsinusoidal busbars combining three basic criteria maximizing the power factor, minimizing the line losses, and maximizing the transmission efficiency is developed. The choice of the capacitor value is constrained by the values that may cause resonance. This model was solved employing the penalty function approach and the golden Section Search algorithm for solving the linear load case. Furthermore nonlinear loads operating under nonsinusoidal conditions were investigated. The model for the nonlinear load is a two variable problem in L (inductor) and C (capacitor). The Direct Search Polytope algorithm is used. The solution of this model yields an optimal shunt LC compensator for the nonlinear lend. However, since there are limitations on the practical values of shunt capacitor, a discretizing approach making use of standard shunt capacitor values is employed to guarantee a solution that can be implemented.



Item Type:Article
Date Type:Publication
Subjects:Systems
Divisions:College Of Computer Sciences and Engineering > Systems Engineering Dept
Creators:El-Amin, I.M. and Duffuaa, S. O. and Bawah, A.U.
Email:UNSPECIFIED, duffuaa@ccse.kfupm.edu.sa, UNSPECIFIED
ID Code:1991
Deposited By:SYED AMEENUDDIN HUSSAIN
Deposited On:10 Jun 2008 11:38
Last Modified:12 Apr 2011 13:11

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