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Effectiveness of Series Capacitors in Long Distance Transmission Lines

Ashok Kumar, BS and Parthasarathy, K and Prabhakara, FS and Khincha, HP (1970) Effectiveness of Series Capacitors in Long Distance Transmission Lines. In: IEEE Transactions on Power Apparatus and Systems, PAS-89 (5). pp. 941-951.

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Abstract

The effectiveness of series capacitors used with long distance transmission lines in improving system stability is analyzed. Compensation efficiency is defined as the effectiveness of series capacitors. The influence of various factors on compensation efficiency such as capacitor location, line length, and degree of series compensation is investigated. Proper use of shunt reactors with series capacitors, in addition to limiting power frequency over- voltages, increases the maximum power transfer. Analytical expressions are included to aid in the calculation of compensation efficiency for a few typical cases. Curves are also presented indicating the critical value of shunt Mvar required for various degrees of series compensation and line lengths.

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Department/Centre: Division of Electrical Sciences > Electrical Engineering
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2012 10:44
Last Modified: 27 Feb 2012 10:44
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/43080

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