Concrete Facility Harmonic Evaluation ASD Drive Trips and Transformer Fires

Published by Electrotek Concepts, Inc., PQSoft Case Study: Concrete Facility Harmonic Evaluation ASD Drive Trips and Transformer Fires, Document ID: PQS0503, Date: March 31, 2005. Abstract: A Kiln ID fan drive (12 pulse rectifier) powers a 3000 HP medium voltage (4kV) motor. The associated harmonic filter periodically becomes overloaded and trips the corresponding 4kV breaker. TheContinue reading “Concrete Facility Harmonic Evaluation ASD Drive Trips and Transformer Fires”

Industrial Customer IEEE Std. 519 Compliance Evaluation

Published by Electrotek Concepts, Inc., PQSoft Case Study: Industrial Customer IEEE Std. 519 Compliance Evaluation, Document ID: PQS1003, Date: March 15, 2010. Abstract: Utility power system harmonic problems can often be solved using a comprehensive approach including site surveys, harmonic measurements, and computer simulations. This case study presents the results for an industrial customer IEEE Std.Continue reading “Industrial Customer IEEE Std. 519 Compliance Evaluation”

Harmonic Resonance Evaluation for Feeder and Substation Capacitor Banks

Published by Electrotek Concepts, Inc., PQSoft Case Study: Harmonic Resonance Evaluation for Feeder and Substation Capacitor Banks, Document ID: PQS0706, Date: July 27, 2007. Abstract: A utility operates feeder and substation capacitor banks on a 25.56kV distribution feeder. The utility uses frequency scan simulations to determine the effect of distribution feeder and substation capacitor banks onContinue reading “Harmonic Resonance Evaluation for Feeder and Substation Capacitor Banks”

Effect of Distribution Feeder Loading on Harmonic Resonance

Published by Electrotek Concepts, Inc., PQSoft Case Study: Effect of Distribution Feeder Loading on Harmonic Resonance, Document ID: PQS0703, Date: July 26, 2007. Abstract: A utility operates 1200 kVAr and 600 kVAr capacitor banks on a 25.56kV distribution feeder. The utility uses frequency scan simulations to determine the effect of the capacitor banks and seasonal loadContinue reading “Effect of Distribution Feeder Loading on Harmonic Resonance”

Distribution System Harmonic Evaluation

Published by Electrotek Concepts, Inc., PQSoft Case Study: Distribution System Harmonic Evaluation, Document ID: PQS1013, Date: October 15, 2010. Abstract: This case study presents a utility distribution system harmonic analysis evaluation. The simulations were completed using the SuperHarm program. The analysis included frequency response and harmonic distortion simulations for a 13.2 kV substation and several industrialContinue reading “Distribution System Harmonic Evaluation”

Distribution Substation Capacitor Bank Evaluation

Published by Electrotek Concepts, Inc., PQSoft Case Study: Distribution Substation Capacitor Bank Evaluation, Document ID: PQS1014, Date: October 15, 2010. Abstract: This case study presents a utility distribution substation capacitor bank harmonic analysis. The simulations were completed using the SuperHarm program. The investigation included frequency response and harmonic distortion simulations for a utility substation that includedContinue reading “Distribution Substation Capacitor Bank Evaluation”

Voltage Magnification and Nuisance Tripping during Capacitor Bank Switching

Published by Electrotek Concepts, Inc., PQSoft Case Study: Voltage Magnification and Nuisance Tripping during Capacitor Bank Switching, Document ID: PQS0902, Date: October 15, 2009. Abstract: The application of utility capacitor banks has long been accepted as a necessary step in the efficient design of utility power systems. In addition, capacitor switching is generally considered a normalContinue reading “Voltage Magnification and Nuisance Tripping during Capacitor Bank Switching”

Utility Capacitor Switching Trips Electronic Voltage Regulator

Published by Electrotek Concepts, Inc., PQSoft Case Study: Utility Capacitor Switching Trips Electronic Voltage Regulator, Document ID: PQS0301, Date: January 10, 2003. Abstract: The application of utility capacitor banks has long been accepted as a necessary step in the efficient design of utility power systems. Also, capacitor switching is generally considered a normal operation for aContinue reading “Utility Capacitor Switching Trips Electronic Voltage Regulator”

Utility Capacitor Switching Fails VAX Disk Drive

Published by Electrotek Concepts, Inc., PQSoft Case Study: Utility Capacitor Switching Fails VAX Disk Drive, Document ID: PQS0408, Date: September 30, 2004. Abstract: The application of utility capacitor banks has long been accepted as a necessary step in the efficient design of utility power systems. Also, capacitor switching is generally considered a normal operation for aContinue reading “Utility Capacitor Switching Fails VAX Disk Drive”

Utility Capacitor Switching Causes Nuisance Tripping of ASD

Published by Electrotek Concepts, Inc., PQSoft Case Study: Utility Capacitor Switching Causes Nuisance Tripping of ASD, Document ID: PQS0319, Date: July 18, 2003. Abstract: The application of utility capacitor banks has long been accepted as a necessary step in the efficient design of utility power systems. Also, capacitor switching is generally considered a normal operation forContinue reading “Utility Capacitor Switching Causes Nuisance Tripping of ASD”