- ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEMS RESEARCH Journal
- April 2017
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- This paper analyzes the influence of stabilizing windings in three-phase three-legged YNynd transformers on tank overheating hazard and on the short-circuit performance of such transformers in the event of unbalanced conditions involving zero-sequence currents as asymmetrical faults. It complements a previous companion paper that presented experimental zero-sequence measurements and equivalent circuit calculations for three power transformers. Those previously calculated zero-sequence equivalent circuit parameters are used here to evaluate the comparative performance of YNynd power transformers when the delta stabilizing winding is closed and when it is open. Additionally, it analyzes the effects of other variables, such as relative position of the stabilizing winding, presence of magnetic shunts in the tank walls, and system grounding. (C) 2017 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
- three-winding transformers; tertiary stabilizing windings; transformer zero-sequence performance; short-circuit duty; tank overheating hazard