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Seyedbehzad Naderi

Seyed Behzad Naderi (S'10) received the B.S. and M.Sc. degrees in power engineering from the University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran, in 2008 and 2011, respectively. He is currently PhD Fellow at the School of Engineering and ICT, University of Tasmania, Australia and working with Prof Michael Negnevitsky. Meanwhile, he was also with Department of Energy Technology as a guest visiting PhD student at Aalborg University, Denmark and cooperating with Prof Frede Blaabjerg. He is the author and coauthor of more than 20 journal and conference papers. His current research interests include fault current limiters, power system transient stability, power quality, flexible ac transmission systems, and renewable energy.

Renewable Energy, Wind Turbine, Power Electronics, Power System Analysis, Transient Stability, Fault Current Limiters, Power Quality

PINBOARD SUMMARY

Parallel-Resonance-Type Fault Current Limiter

This research proposes a new parallel-LC-resonance-type fault current limiter (FCL) that uses a resistor in series with a capacitor. The proposed FCL is capable of limiting the fault current magnitude near to the prefault magnitude of distribution feeder current by placing the mentioned resistor in the structure of the FCL. In this way, the voltage of the point of common coupling does not experience considerable sag during the fault. In addition, the proposed FCL does not use a superconducting inductor which has high construction cost. Analytical analysis for this structure is presented in detail, and simulation results using power system computer-aided design/electromagnetic transients, including dc software are obtained to validate the effectiveness of this structure. Also, an experimental setup is provided to show the accuracy of the analytic analyses and simulation results.