Improving the Stability of Meshed Power Networks, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3319023934
  • ISBN-13: 9783319023939
  • DDC: 621.3192
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 188 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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The work in this thesis proposes the innovative use of modern technologies and mathematical techniques to analyse and control future power systems. It exploits new enabling technologies such as Voltage Source Converter High Voltage Direct Current (VSC-HVDC) lines, both single and multi-terminal, and Wide Area Measurement Systems (WAMS) to reduce the risks of instability associated with greater utilisation of modern power systems. New control systems for these technologies have been analysed, and subsequently designed, using advanced probabilistic analysis techniques to ensure that they are robust to the variable and turbulent conditions expected in the future.The advanced probabilistic techniques used in the thesis for both system analysis and controller design represent one of the first such applications in open literature.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Dedication Page.
Supervisor’s Foreword.
Symbols and Abbreviations.
1: Introduction.
2: Power System Modelling and Analysis Techniques.
3: The Effects of HVDC Lines on Power System Stability.
4: Assessing the Robustness of Controllers.
5: Modal Estimation Using the Probabilistic Collocation Method.
6: Probabilistic Tuning of Damping Controllers.
7: Conclusions and Future Work.
Appendix A: Network Data.
Appendix B: Eigenvalue Sensitivity Rank Values.
Appendix C: PCM Model Functions.
Appendix D: PCM Model Uncertain Parameter Details.
Appendix E: Modal System Representation.