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Space vector method for voltage dips and swells analysis

Abstract : A new method for voltage dips and swells analysis is presented in this paper. This method is based on the space vector representation in the complex plane and the zero sequence voltage. Indeed, in the case of non-faulted system voltages, the space vector follows a circle in the complex plane with a radius equal to the nominal voltage. It follows the same shape for balanced dips, but with a smaller radius. For unbalanced dips, this shape becomes an ellipse with parameters depending on the phase(s) in drop, dip magnitude and phase angle shift. For swells the space vector shape is not modified, though the zero sequence voltage presents significant changes in its phase and magnitude and can be used for swells analysis. The changes in the space vector and the zero sequence voltage are used to determine the dip/swell time occurrence, to classify and finally characterize the measured power quality disturbance. Algorithms are developed for each step of this automatic voltage dips and swells analysis (segmentation, classification and characterization) and are validated on real measurement data
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Vanya Ignatova, Pierre Granjon, Seddik Bacha. Space vector method for voltage dips and swells analysis. IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2009, 24 (4), pp.2054 - 2061. ⟨10.1109/TPWRD.2009.2028787⟩. ⟨hal-00108164v2⟩



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