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Power System Control: An Overview

  • Hassan BevraniEmail author
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Part of the Power Electronics and Power Systems book series (PEPS)

Abstract

This chapter provides an introduction to the general aspects of power system controls. Fundamental concepts and definitions of stability and existing controls are emphasized. The time-scales and characteristics of various power system controls are described and the importance of frequency stability and control is explained.

Keywords

Power system control Frequency stability Voltage stability Angle stability Dynamic timescale SCADA PSS AVR Power system stability Operating state EMS Emergency control Excitation system AGC Primary control Secondary control Tertiary control Robust frequency control 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of KurdistanSanandajIran

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