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A Study of the Induction Motor/ASD Immunity in the Presence of Voltage Sags

Juan Carlos Gómez, Medhat M. Morcos

2016/5/20

Abstract

Adjustable speed drives (ASDs) are sensitive to power quality problems, especially voltage sags. The effect of the magnitude and duration of voltage sags on ASD behavior is related to the energy deficit. On the other hand, the induction motor operation is sensitive to voltage sags in regard to the restart possibility as well as the drop in the motor speed. ASD and induction motor immunities need to be coordinated, being presented the required methodology. A complete study of the involved equipment immunities is needed in order to obtain a better behavior in the presence of voltage sags.

Published in: Renewable Energy & Power Quality Journal (RE&PQJ),Vol. 1, Nº. 14
Pages:754-759 Date of Publication: 2016/5/20
ISSN: 2172-038X Date of Current Version:2016/5/4
REF:446-16 Issue Date: May 2016
DOI:10.24084/repqj14.446 Publisher: EA4EPQ

Authors and affiliations

Juan Carlos Gómez(1), Medhat M. Morcos(2)
1. Electrical Power System Protection Institute, Rio Cuarto National University. Argentina.
2. Electrical and Computing Engineering Department, Kansas State University. Manhattan, Kansas.USA

Key words

ASDs, Power Quality, Energy deficit, Speed drop, Voltage sags

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