Nuisance Tripping of Sensitive Customer Power Electronic Equipment

Published by Electrotek Concepts, Inc., PQSoft Case Study: Nuisance Tripping of Sensitive Customer Power Electronic Equipment, Document ID: PQS1011, Date: October 15, 2010. Abstract: This case study presents an investigation of nuisance tripping of sensitive customer power-electronic equipment during utility capacitor bank switching. The simulations for the analysis were completed using the PSCAD program. The powerContinue reading “Nuisance Tripping of Sensitive Customer Power Electronic Equipment”

General Reference – Utility Capacitor Switching – Common Waveforms

Published by Electrotek Concepts, Inc., PQSoft Case Study: General Reference – Utility Capacitor Switching – Common Waveforms, Document ID: PQS0707, Date: January 1, 2007. 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 operationContinue reading “General Reference – Utility Capacitor Switching – Common Waveforms”

General Reference – Utility Capacitor Switching

Published by Electrotek Concepts, Inc., PQSoft Case Study: General Reference – Utility Capacitor Switching, Document ID: PQS0302, 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 a utilityContinue reading “General Reference – Utility Capacitor Switching”

Effect of Synchronous Closing Control on Capacitor Energizing Transients

Published by Electrotek Concepts, Inc., PQSoft Case Study: Effect of Synchronous Closing Control on Capacitor Energizing Transients, Document ID: PQS0903, 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 “Effect of Synchronous Closing Control on Capacitor Energizing Transients”

Distribution System Transient Measurement Data Evaluation

Published by Electrotek Concepts, Inc., PQSoft Case Study: Distribution System Transient Measurement Data Evaluation, Document ID: PQS1012, Date: October 15, 2010. Abstract: This case study presents a utility distribution system transient measurement data analysis. The distribution system included a number of feeders that supplied a mix of residential, commercial, and industrial customers. The causes of theContinue reading “Distribution System Transient Measurement Data Evaluation”

Evaluation of Capacitor Bank Switch Restrikes

Published by Electrotek Concepts, Inc., PQSoft Case Study: Evaluation of Capacitor Bank Switch Restrikes, Document ID: PQS0606, Date: April 1, 2006. Abstract: The analysis of high voltage capacitor switching consists primarily of measurements and computer simulations. There are a number of important transient related concerns when transmission and distribution voltage level capacitor banks are applied, includingContinue reading “Evaluation of Capacitor Bank Switch Restrikes”

Common Power Quality Waveform Signatures

Published by Electrotek Concepts, Inc., PQSoft Case Study: Common Power Quality Waveform Signatures, Document ID: PQS0901, Date: October 15, 2009. Abstract: Power quality problems encompass a wide range of disturbances and conditions on utility and customer power systems. They include everything from very fast transients (microseconds) to long duration (hours) outages. Problems also include steady stateContinue reading “Common Power Quality Waveform Signatures”

Monitoring Objectives and Screening Procedures – Distribution Feeder Capacitor Bank Application

Published by Electrotek Concepts, Inc., PQSoft Case Study: Monitoring Objectives and Screening Procedures – Distribution Feeder Capacitor Bank Application, Document ID: PQS0708, Date: January 1, 2007. Abstract: Power quality problems encompass a wide range of disturbances and conditions on utility and customer power systems. They include everything from very fast transient overvoltages to long duration outages.Continue reading “Monitoring Objectives and Screening Procedures – Distribution Feeder Capacitor Bank Application”