This research work deals with the analysis, design and implementation of thyristor switched plain capacitor banks and thyristor switched shunt filter banks. Performances of various thyristor switched capacitor (TSC) topologies are also investigated by simulations.
The theoretical findings have been verified by carrying out experimental work on two prototypes implemented within the scope of this research work, one is a wye-connected laboratory prototype and the other is a delta-connected application prototype integrated to some of the SVCs existing in Turkish Coal Enterprise s Plants.
The advantages of back-to-back connected thyristor switches over conventional electromechanical contactors are also made clear by conducting an intensive experimental work in the laboratory. A good correlation have been obtained between theoretical and experimental results.
Author: Uz, Eda