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Master's project

Secondary Frequency Control with Aggregations of Controllable Commercial Buildings

Fengtian Zhu
ETHZ – Zurich | Mon, 03/18/2013 - Fri, 09/13/2013
For her Master’s thesis, Fengtian Zhu focused on developing a strategy to use groups of commercial buildings to provide secondary control power, which is used to balance short-term discrepancies between power supply and demand. ... Read
Master's project

Distributed Real-Time Dynamic Security Assessment of Power Systems using Intelligent Techniques

Karthik Kumar
EPFL - Lausanne | Mon, 02/18/2013 - Fri, 06/28/2013
Loss of synchronization between power generating modules has a destabilizing effect on power grids – especially today, with power grids often operating close to their limits. Generally, time domain simulation is used to evaluate the stability o... Read
Master's project

Development of on-line partial discharge measurements for large electrical motors

Samaneh Abbasi Sureshjani
ABB – Baden | Mon, 04/22/2013 - Fri, 08/16/2013
When motors and generators fail, invisible electrical discharges through insulating materials, so-called partial discharges, are often to blame. Over time, their effects can accumulate, causing the materials to age prematurely, potentially leading to... Read
Master's project

Ancillary Market Strategies for the Interaction Between the Railway Network and the National Grid

Negin Sohrabkhani
EPFL – Lausanne | Mon, 02/18/2013 - Fri, 06/21/2013
For historical reasons, two independent power systems operate in Switzerland: the SwissGrid, and the Swiss Railway (SBB) grid. Although both operate at different frequencies, today they form an interdependent system, connected via power-electronics c... Read