Modelling and Optimization of Four-Segment Shielding Coils of Current Transformers
AbstractApplying shielding coils is a practical way to protect current transformers (CTs) for large-capacity generators from the intensive magnetic interference produced by adjacent bus-bars. The aim of this study is to build a simple analytical model for the shielding coils, from which the optimization of the shielding coils can be calculated effectively. Based on an existing stray flux model, a new analytical model for the leakage flux of partial coils is presented, and finite element method-based simulations are carried out to develop empirical equations for the core-pickup factors of the models. Using the flux models, a model of the common four-segment shielding coils is derived. Furthermore, a theoretical analysis is carried out on the optimal performance of the four-segment shielding coils in a typical six-bus-bars scenario. It turns out that the “all parallel” shielding coils with a 45° starting position have the best shielding performance, whereas the “separated loop” shielding coils with a 0° starting position feature the lowest heating value. Physical experiments were performed, which verified all the models and the conclusions proposed in the paper. In addition, for shielding coils with other than the four-segment configuration, the analysis process will generally be the same. View Full-Text
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Gao, Y.; Zhao, W.; Wang, Q.; Qu, K.; Li, H.; Shao, H.; Huang, S. Modelling and Optimization of Four-Segment Shielding Coils of Current Transformers. Sensors 2017, 17, 1218.
Gao Y, Zhao W, Wang Q, Qu K, Li H, Shao H, Huang S. Modelling and Optimization of Four-Segment Shielding Coils of Current Transformers. Sensors. 2017; 17(6):1218.Chicago/Turabian Style
Gao, Yucheng; Zhao, Wei; Wang, Qing; Qu, Kaifeng; Li, He; Shao, Haiming; Huang, Songling. 2017. "Modelling and Optimization of Four-Segment Shielding Coils of Current Transformers." Sensors 17, no. 6: 1218.
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