Modeling the Non Linear Behavior of a Magnetic Fault Current Limiter

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P. R. Wilson


Fault Current Limiters are used in a wide array of applications from small circuit protection at low power levels to large scale high power applications which require superconductors and complex control circuitry. One advantage of  passive fault current limiters (FCL) is the automatic behavior that is dependent on the intrinsic properties of the circuit elements rather than on a complex feedback control scheme making this approach attractive for low cost applications and also where reliability is critical. This paper describes the behavioral modeling of a passive Magnetic FCL and its potential application in practical circuits.


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Wilson, P. (2015). Modeling the Non Linear Behavior of a Magnetic Fault Current Limiter. Advanced Electromagnetics, 4(3), 1-7.
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P. R. Wilson, School of Electronics and Computer Science University of Southampton Southampton SO17 1BJ United Kingdom

Associate Professor in the School of Electronics and Computer Science


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