Induced Disturbance in Power Network by LightningPublished online: Mar 22, 2007
In this work the transient analysis of a power network excited by indirect lightning is performed directly in time domain. Using the FDTD, we calculate induced currents and voltages in each node for a three-phase power network. The topological analysis of the network where each element (power line and lumped charge) is considered, allows deducing the matrix equation. In this electrical network matrix, power lines are represented by line equations, junctions and extremities nodes by Kirchhoff laws. The electromagnetic field emitted by lightning is represented in the second member of this matrix equation. The frequency dependence of the line parameters is taken in account while using time domain convolution.
Keywordslightning strock, disturbance, power network, coupling
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