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# Electric power transmission

About: Electric power transmission is a research topic. Over the lifetime, 29600 publications have been published within this topic receiving 299896 citations. The topic is also known as: electricity transmission & electric transmission.

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01 Jan 1984

TL;DR: In this paper, the authors present a graduate-level text in electric power engineering as regards to planning, operating, and controlling large scale power generation and transmission systems, including characteristics of power generation units, transmission losses, generation with limited energy supply, control of generation, and power system security.

Abstract: Topics considered include characteristics of power generation units, transmission losses, generation with limited energy supply, control of generation, and power system security. This book is a graduate-level text in electric power engineering as regards to planning, operating, and controlling large scale power generation and transmission systems. Material used was generated in the post-1966 period. Many (if not most) of the chapter problems require a digital computer. A background in steady-state power circuit analysis is required.

6,344 citations

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01 Jan 1994

TL;DR: In this paper, the authors present a model for estimating the Impedance of Transmission Lines and the Capacitance of Transformer Lines in the presence of Symmetrical Faults.

Abstract: 1 Basic Concepts 2 Transformers 3 The Synchronous Machine 4 Series Impedance of Transmission Lines 5 Capacitance of Transmission Lines 6 Current and Voltage Relations on a Transmission Line 7 The Admittance Model and Network Calculations 8 The Impedance Model and Network Calculations 9 Power Flow Solutions 10 Symmetrical Faults 11 Symmetrical Components and Sequence Networks 12 Unsymmetrical Faults 13 Economic Operation of Power Systems 14 Zbus Methods in Contingency Analysis 15 State Estimation of Power Systems 16 Power System Stability

2,157 citations

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TL;DR: The power grid is robust to most perturbations, yet disturbances affecting key transmission substations greatly reduce its ability to function, and it is emphasized that the global properties of the underlying network must be understood as they greatly affect local behavior.

Abstract: The magnitude of the August 2003 blackout affecting the United States has put the challenges of energy transmission and distribution into limelight. Despite all the interest and concerted effort, the complexity and interconnectivity of the electric infrastructure precluded us for a long time from understanding why certain events happened. In this paper we study the power grid from a network perspective and determine its ability to transfer power between generators and consumers when certain nodes are disrupted. We find that the power grid is robust to most perturbations, yet disturbances affecting key transmision substations greatly reduce its ability to function. We emphasize that the global properties of the underlying network must be understood as they greatly affect local behavior.

1,364 citations

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24 May 1988TL;DR: In this paper, the authors outline a methodology for the computation of the response of a multiconductor transmission line terminated by linear networks, where the lines are embedded in a multilayered lossy dielectric media and have arbitrary cross sections, but uniform along the length.

Abstract: The objective of this paper is to outline a methodology for the computation of the response of a multiconductor transmission line terminated by linear networks. The lines are embedded in a multilayered lossy dielectric media and have arbitrary cross sections, but uniform along the length. To check the accuracy of the theoretical results, extensive experimental verification has been carried out.

1,307 citations

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01 Oct 2008

TL;DR: In this article, the authors present an overview of the power system dynamics and its performance in terms of stability, stability, and robustness in the context of wind power generators and wind turbines.

Abstract: About The Authors. Preface. Acknowledgements. List of Symbols. PART I: INTRODUCTION TO POWER SYSTEMS. 1 Introduction . 1.1 Stability and Control of a Dynamic System. 1.2 Classification of Power System Dynamics. 1.3 Two Pairs of Important Quantities: Reactive Power/Voltage and Real Power/Frequency. 1.4 Stability of Power System. 1.5 Security of Power System. 1.6 Brief Historical Overview. 2. Power System Components. 2.1 Structure of the Electrical Power System. 2.2 Generating Units. 2.3 Substations. 2.4 Transmission and Distribution Network. 2.5 Protection. 2.6 Wide Area Measurement Systems. 3. The Power System in the Steady-State. 3.1. Transmission Lines. 3.2. Transformers. 3.3. Synchronous Generators. 3.4. Power System Loads. 3.5. Network Equations. 3.6. Power Flows in Transmission Networks. PART II: INTRODUCTION TO POWER SYSTEM DYNAMICS. 4. Electromagnetic Phenomena. 4.1. Fundamentals. 4.2. Three-Phase Short-Circuit on a Synchronous Generator. 4.3. Phase-to-Phase Short-Circuit. 4.4. Synchronization. 4.5. Short Circuit in a Network and its Clearing. 5. Electromechanical Dynamics - Small Disturbances. 5.1. Swing Equation. 5.2. Damping Power. 5.3. Equilibrium Points. 5.4. Steady-State Stability of Unregulated System. 5.5. Steady-State Stability of the Regulated System. 6. Electromechanical Dynamics - Large Disturbances. 6.1. Transient Stability. 6.2. Swings in Multi-Machine Systems. 6.3. Direct Method for Stability Assessment. 6.4. Synchronization. 6.5. Asynchronous Operation and Resynchronization. 6.6 Out-Of-Step Protection Systems. 6.7. Torsional Oscillations in the Drive Shaft. 7. Wind Power. 7.1 Wind Turbines. 7.2 Induction Machine Equivalent Circuit. 7.3 Induction Generator Coupled to the Grid. 7.4 Induction Generators with Slightly Increased Speed Range Via External Rotor Resistance. 7.5 Induction Generators with Significantly Increased Speed Range: DFIGs. 7.6 Fully Rated Converter Systems: Wide Speed Control. 7.7 Peak Power Tracking Of Variable Speed Wind Turbines. 7.8 Connections of Wind Farms. 7.9 Fault Behaviour of Induction Generators. 7.10 Influence of Wind Generators on Power System Stability. 8. Voltage Stability. 8.1. Network Feasibility. 8.2. Stability Criteria. 8.3. Critical Load Demand and Voltage Collapse. 8.4. Static Analysis. 8.5. Dynamic Analysis. 8.6. Prevention of Voltage Collapse. 8.7. Self-Excitation of a Generator Operating on a Capacitive Load. 9. Frequency Stability and Control. 9.1. Automatic Generation Control. 9.2. Stage I - Rotor Swings in the Generators. 9.3. Stage II - Frequency Drop. 9.4. Stage III - Primary Control. 9.5. STAGE IV - Secondary Control. 9.6. FACTS Devices in Tie-Lines. 10. Stability Enhancement. 10.1. Power System Stabilizers. 10.2. Fast Valving. 10.3. Braking Resistors. 10.4. Generator Tripping. 10.5. Shunt FACTS Devices. 10.6. Series Compensators. 10.7. Unified Power Flow Controller . PART III: ADVANCED TOPICS IN POWER SYSTEM DYNAMICS. 11. Advanced Power System Modelling. 11.1 Synchronous Generator. 11.2. Excitation Systems. 11.3. Turbines and Turbine Governors. 11.4. FACTS Devices. 12. Steady-State Stability of Multi-Machine System. 12.1. Mathematical Background. 12.2. Steady-State Stability of Unregulated System. 12.3. Steady-State Stability of The Regulated System. 13. Power System Dynamic Simulation. 13.1. Numerical Integration Methods. 13.2. The Partitioned-Solution. 13.3. The Simultaneous Solution Methods. 13.4. Comparison Between the Methods. 14. Power System Model Reduction - Equivalents. 14.1. Types of Equivalents. 14.2. Network Transformation. 14.3. Aggregation of Generating Units. 14.4. Equivalent Model of External Subsystem. 14.5. Coherency Recognition. 14.6. Properties of Coherency-Based Equivalents. Appendix. References. Index.

1,219 citations