Electromechanical Wave Propagation

  • A.G. Phadke
  • J.S. Thorp
Part of the Power Electronics and Power Systems book series (PEPS)


Several different events connected with the early application of phasor measurements prompted consideration of the propagation of transient events in power systems. The first is typical of what is shown in Figure 10.1


Power System Reactive Power Load Flow Voltage Magnitude Distance Relay 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


  1. 1.
    Faulk, D. and Murphy, R.J., “Comanche peak unit No 2 100 percent load rejection test — underfrequency and voltage phasors measured across TU electric system”, Protective Relay Conference Texas A&M, March 1994.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Murphy, R.J., “Power disturbance monitoring”, Western Protective Relaying Conference, 1995.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Murphy, R.J., Personal Communication.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Semlyen, A., “Analysis of disturbance propagation in power systems based on a homogeneous dynamic model”, IEEE Transactions on PAS, Vol. 93, pp 676–684, March 1974.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Cresap, R.L. and Hauer, J.F., “Emergence of a new swing mode in the Western power system”, IEEE Transactions on Power Apparatus and Systems, Vol. PAS-100, No. 4, April 1981, pp 2037–2045.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Grobovoy, A. and Lizalek, N., “Assessment of power system properties by wave approach and structure analysis”, Fifth International Conference on Power System Management and Control, 2002, April 2002.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Dersin, P. and Lewis A.H., “Aggregate feasibility sets for large power networks” Proceedings of the 9th Triennial World Congress IFAC, Vol. 4, Budapest, Hungary, July 1984, pp 2163–2168.Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Thorp, J.S., Seyler, C.E., and Phadke, A.G., “Electromechanical wave propagation in large electric power systems”, IEEE Transactions on CAS, Vol. 45, No. 6, June 1998, pp 614–622.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Thorp, J.S., Seyler, C.E., Parashar, M., and Phadke, A.G., “The large scale electric power system as a distributed continuum”, Power Engineering Letters, IEEE Power Engineering Review, January 1998, pp 49–50.Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    Parashar, M. and Thorp, J. S., “Continuum modeling of electromechanical dynamics in large-scale power systems”, IEEE Transactions on, June 2004, pp 1851–1858.Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    Zhong, Z. et al., “Power system frequency monitoring network (FNET) implementation”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 20, No. 4, November 2005, pp. 1914–1920.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. 12.
    Dommel, H.W. and Michels, J.M., “High speed relaying using traveling wave transient analysis”, IEEE paper No. A78-214-9.Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    Haque, M.H., “Novel decoupled load flow method”, IEEE Proceedings-C, Vol. 140, No. 1, May 1993, pp 199–205.Google Scholar
  14. 14.
    Huang, L., Parashar, M., Phadke, A.G., and Thorp, J.S., “Impact of electromechanical wave propagation on power-system reliability”, Proceedings of the 39th CIGRE Conference, Paris, France, August 2005.Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    Parashar, M. “Continuum modeling of electromechanical dynamics in power systems”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Cornell University, 2003.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • A.G. Phadke
    • 1
  • J.S. Thorp
    • 1
  1. 1.Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburgUSA

Personalised recommendations