Art of Generator Synchronizing

@article{Schaefer2017ArtOG,
  title={Art of Generator Synchronizing},
  author={Richard C. Schaefer},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications},
  year={2017},
  volume={53},
  pages={751-757}
}
  • R. Schaefer
  • Published 2017
  • Engineering
  • IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications
This paper presents a review of power-system synchronization, proper sync-check coordination, and fast synchronization methods. When paralleling two sources, it is crucial that the interconnecting circuit breaker be closed only when both sources are in voltage, frequency, and phase coincidence. An operator can synchronize manually or use one of the latest, state-of-the-art automatic synchronizers (ANSI/IEEE device 25A) and sync-check relays (ANSI/IEEE device 25) to automate closing. Generator… 
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