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Title: Reactive power compensating system

Abstract

The reactive power of an induction machine is compensated by providing fixed capacitors on each phase line for the minimum compensation required, sensing the current on one line at the time its voltage crosses zero to determine the actual compensation required for each phase, and selecting switched capacitors on each line to provide the balance of the compensation required.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Redondo Beach, CA
  2. Renton, WA
  3. Seattle, WA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Bonneville Power Administration
OSTI Identifier:
866296
Patent Number(s):
4677364
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
H - ELECTRICITY H02 - GENERATION H02J - CIRCUIT ARRANGEMENTS OR SYSTEMS FOR SUPPLYING OR DISTRIBUTING ELECTRIC POWER
DOE Contract Number:  
AC79-83BP22849
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
reactive; power; compensating; induction; machine; compensated; providing; fixed; capacitors; phase; line; minimum; compensation; required; sensing; current; time; voltage; crosses; zero; determine; selecting; switched; provide; balance; reactive power; induction machine; crosses zero; voltage crosses; phase line; /322/318/323/

Citation Formats

Williams, Timothy J, El-Sharkawi, Mohamed A, and Venkata, Subrahmanyam S. Reactive power compensating system. United States: N. p., 1987. Web.
Williams, Timothy J, El-Sharkawi, Mohamed A, & Venkata, Subrahmanyam S. Reactive power compensating system. United States.
Williams, Timothy J, El-Sharkawi, Mohamed A, and Venkata, Subrahmanyam S. Thu . "Reactive power compensating system". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/866296.
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title = {Reactive power compensating system},
author = {Williams, Timothy J and El-Sharkawi, Mohamed A and Venkata, Subrahmanyam S},
abstractNote = {The reactive power of an induction machine is compensated by providing fixed capacitors on each phase line for the minimum compensation required, sensing the current on one line at the time its voltage crosses zero to determine the actual compensation required for each phase, and selecting switched capacitors on each line to provide the balance of the compensation required.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1987},
month = {1}
}

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