Harmonic simulation of MTR traction system by EMTP

Laurence Snider, Wai Chau Edward Lo, Terrance Lai

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Abstract

The proliferation of non-linear loads resulting from new technologies has increased the levels of harmonics in power systems, and traction systems represent large nonlinear loads. This paper presents results of a simulation and site measurement study of the harmonics related to Mass Transit Railway (MTR) in Hong Kong. Simulation results from the ATP Electromagnetic Transient Program (EMTP) are compared with the site measurements so as to verify the simulation model of the network. Summaries of the parameters affecting the harmonic performance of the traction system and estimates of the most predominant harmonics in network are also presented and recommendations are made for the improvement of the power quality.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the International Conference on Power Electronics and Drive Systems
PublisherIEEE
Pages206-211
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1999
EventProceedings of the 1999 3rd IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics and Drive Systems (PEDS'99) - Kowloon, Hong Kong
Duration: 27 Jul 199929 Jul 1999

Conference

ConferenceProceedings of the 1999 3rd IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics and Drive Systems (PEDS'99)
Country/TerritoryHong Kong
CityKowloon
Period27/07/9929/07/99

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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