Volume 3, Issue 3, June 2015, Page: 30-35
Design and Simulation of TCR-TSC in Electric Arc Furnace for Power Quality Improvement at Steel Making Plant (No-1 Iron and Steel Mill, Pyin Oo Lwin, Myanmar)
Thet Mon Aye, Dept. of Electrical Power Engineering, Mandalay Technological University, Mandalay, Myanmar
Soe Win Naing, Dept. of Electrical Power Engineering, Mandalay Technological University, Mandalay, Myanmar
Received: Apr. 3, 2015;       Accepted: Apr. 11, 2015;       Published: May 13, 2015
DOI: 10.11648/j.jeee.20150303.12      View  6395      Downloads  329
Abstract
Electric Arc Furnaces (EAFs) are unbalanced nonlinear and time varying loads, which can cause many problems in the power system quality. As the use of arc furnace loads increases in industry, the important of the power quality problems also increase. So, in order to optimize the usage of electric power in EAFs, it is necessary to minimize the effect of arc furnace loads on power quality in power systems as much as possible. Therefore, in this paper, design and simulation of an electric plant supplying an arc furnace is considered. Then by considering the high changes of reactive power and voltage flicker of nonlinear furnace load, a thyristor controlled reactor compensation with thyristor switched capacitor (TCR-TSC) are designed and simulated. Finally, simulation results verify the accuracy of the load modeling and show the effectiveness of the proposed TCR-TSC model for reactive power compensating of the EAF. The installation site for this proposed system is No (1) Iron and Steel Mill (Pyin- Oo- Lwin). And data is taken from this Steel Mill. Simulation results will be provided by using MATLAB/ Simulink.
Keywords
Electric Arc Furnaces, Power Quality, Voltage Flicker, MATLAB/Simulink, TCR-TSC Compensation
To cite this article
Thet Mon Aye, Soe Win Naing, Design and Simulation of TCR-TSC in Electric Arc Furnace for Power Quality Improvement at Steel Making Plant (No-1 Iron and Steel Mill, Pyin Oo Lwin, Myanmar), Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Vol. 3, No. 3, 2015, pp. 30-35. doi: 10.11648/j.jeee.20150303.12
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