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Analytical Approaches for Identification and Representation of Critical Protection Systems in Transient Stability Studies

Abstract After a major disturbance, the power system response is highly dependent on protection schemes and system dynamics. Improving power systems situational awareness requires proper and simultaneous modeling of both protection schemes and dynamic characteristics in power systems analysis tools. Historical information and ex-post analysis of blackouts reaffirm the critical role of protective devices in cascading events, thereby confirming the necessity to represent protective functions in transient stability studies. This dissertation is aimed at studying the importance of representing protective relays in power system dynamic studies. Although modeling all of the protective relays within transient stability studies may result in a better estima... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor Hedman, Mojdeh Khorsand (Author) / Vittal, Vijay (Advisor) / Ayyanar, Raja (Committee member) / Pal, Anamitra (Committee member) / Qin, Jiangchao (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Engineering / Energy / Electrical engineering
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 156 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Electrical Engineering 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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