Power Technology and Engineering

, Volume 52, Issue 1, pp 102–109 | Cite as

Suppression of Weakly-Damped Torsional Oscillations in Autonomous Power Systems

  • A. N. BelyaevEmail author
  • S. V. Smolovik

Variants are considered for suppression of weakly-damped vibration effects caused by the first critical frequency of torsional oscillations of a gas-turbine unit in the autonomous electric power system of an oil and gas field. It is shown that torsional oscillations can be suppressed with the aid both of a reactive power source installed at the field power system, consisting of a controlled shunt reactor (CSR) and a static capacitor battery, and of an auxiliary active RLC filter, when using in both cases auxiliary control loops of torsional deviation as well as its first and second derivatives. A methodology has been developed for simultaneous coordination of the settings of any regulation system based on a numerical optimization, which permits selecting the characteristics of control loops of the source of reactive power and active RLC filter that are optimal from the point of view of suppressing torsional oscillations.


autonomous power system gas turbine unit synchronous generator induction motor automatic voltage regulator controlled shunt reactor steady-state stability transient stability variable frequency drive 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnical UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.JSC NTTs EÉSSt. PetersburgRussia

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