Analysis of Nonlinear Characteristics of Turbine Governor and Its Impact on Power System Oscillation


In this paper, the model of turbine governor based on the physical principles is constituted to improve the accuracy of power system dynamic simulation, making the results of simulation consistent with the actual situation. The unit and grid coupling model which reflects the interaction between thermal system of power plant and power system is built using EMTDC/PSCAD. The influence of nonlinear characteristics on the valve opening and the steam turbine mechanical power is also analyzed in this paper. The results of simulation show that the improper setting of parameters reflecting nonlinear characteristics of turbine governor can lead to the cyclical oscillations of the valve opening and the steam turbine mechanical power, and even can lead to the power oscillation persistently. The research achievements in this paper have a certain reference value on exploring the causes of power oscillation from the prime mover.

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G. Jin, H. Yan, S. Deng, X. Chen and Z. Cai, "Analysis of Nonlinear Characteristics of Turbine Governor and Its Impact on Power System Oscillation," Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 5 No. 4B, 2013, pp. 746-750. doi: 10.4236/epe.2013.54B144.

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