Generator Compounding Characteristics

Generator Compounding Characteristics is a curve depicting the variation of field current required to maintain a constant generator terminal voltage. Generator terminal voltage is maintained constant by controlling its field current either manually or by Automatic Voltage Regulator (AVR). Let us consider the phasor relation...
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What is Ferroresonance?

Ferroresonance is a resonance phenomenon caused by the nonlinear inductance and system capacitance. For better understanding of ferroresonance, it is worth to remind the linear resonance in LRC circuit. Linear Resonance Let us consider a linear LRC circuit as shown in figure below. Total Impedance...
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Capability Curve of Generator

Capability Curve of Generator defines the boundaries within which it can deliver reactive power continuously without overheating. Generator rating is specified in terms of MVA and power factor at a particular terminal voltage. Active power delivered by generator is only limited by the power delivering...
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