A General Code to Simulate the Effect of Indirect Lightning on Overhead Lines Using EMTP-Type Programs
Date of Award
Master of Science in Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dr. Pablo Gomez
Dr. Ikhlas Abdel-Qader
Dr. Massood Atashbar
Indirect lightning, EMTP-Type Programs, overhead lines, general code, electrical and computer engineering
Masters Thesis-Open Access
In this thesis, a general code is obtained to allow the simulation of the transient response of transmission lines excited by a nearby lightning stroke using EMTP–type programs, namely PSCAD and ATP.
Initially, the frequency domain modeling of single phase and multiconductor transmission lines is described and assessed by means of several application examples. As a second stage, the transmission line model is used to implement an illuminated transmission line model (line excited by an electromagnetic field excitation) using Taylor’s formulation. Then, a general code is developed in MATLAB to obtain the response of a field excited line; this effect is included by means of terminal current sources connected at the ends of the line. Finally, these terminal current sources are used in EMTP – type programs to reproduce the transient response of a transmission line excited by indirect lightning. Several application examples are included to demonstrate the accuracy and versatility of the code.
Hasan, Hasan Jameel, "A General Code to Simulate the Effect of Indirect Lightning on Overhead Lines Using EMTP-Type Programs" (2016). Masters Theses. 733.