Harmonics and voltage stability analysis in power systems including thyristor-controlled reactor

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SADHANA-ACADEMY PROCEEDINGS IN ENGINEERING SCIENCES, vol.30, pp.57-67, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


In this study, non-sinusoidal quantities and voltage stability, both known as power quality criteria, are examined together in detail. The widespread use of power electronics elements cause the existence of significant non-sinusoidal quantities in the system. These non-sinusoidal quantities can create serious harmonic distortions in transmission and distribution systems. In this paper, harmonic generation of a static VAR compensator with thyristor-controlled reactor and effects of the harmonics on steady-state voltage stability are examined for various operational conditions.