This paper introduces a multilevel STATCOM for electric arc furnace power quality enhancement. An eleven level cascaded multilevel converter is used to alleviate the impacts of an unbalanced arc furnace load. The STATCOM provides a power electronic-based means of embedded control for reactive power support.
A. Yazdani et al., "A Comparison of Linear and Nonlinear STATCOM Control for Power Quality Enhancement," Proceedings of the IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting - Conversion and Delivery of Electrical Energy in the 21st Century (2008, Pittsburgh, PA), pp. 1-6, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Jul 2008.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PES.2008.4596405
IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting-Conversion and Delivery of Electrical Energy in the 21st Century (2008: Jul. 20-24, Pittsburgh, PA)
Electrical and Computer Engineering
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STATCOM; Arc Furnace; Cascaded Multilevel Inverter; Invertors; Power Quality; Power Supply Quality; Reactive Power; Static VAr Compensators; Power electronics
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