|Title||Analysis of fault-induced delayed voltage recovery using EMTP simulations|
|Publication Type||Conference Paper|
|Year of Publication||2016|
|Authors||Ravikumar, Krishnanjan Gubba, Scott Manson, John Undrill, and Joseph H. Eto|
|Conference Name||IEEE Transmission and Distribution Conference|
This paper focuses on testing the dynamic behavior of single-phase air conditioner motors on distribution power networks. The primary goal is to study the phenomenon of delayed voltage recovery by applying multiple instances of a custom-built single-phase induction motor model on a given distribution feeder. This model was developed in an Electromagnetic Transients Program (EMTP) simulation environment. The motors were subjected to voltage disturbances seen in feeders experiencing the fault-induced delayed voltage recovery (FIDVR) phenomenon. To study the FIDVR phenomenon, a range of voltage depressions were simulated for predetermined system conditions. This paper describes a point-on-wave model development and simulation study that supports a broader investigation of the effect of air conditioning and similar loads on the recovery of electric utility voltage after faults.
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