Instrument transformers - Part 15: Additional requirements for voltage transformers for DC applications
It is applicable to newly manufactured voltage transformers used for measuring, protection and/or control applications in DC power systems with a rated voltage above 1,5 kV.
This document covers passive voltage dividers as well as active voltage transformers, used for measurement, control and protection.
The general configuration of a single-pole low-power instrument transformer is described in Figure 601 of IEC 61869-6:2016.
IEC 61869-15:2018 applies to voltage transformers (VT) intended to be used in DC applications with the following functions:
• measure DC voltage (with significant harmonics);
• withstand DC voltage.
Two main technologies of DC converters exist today: LCC and VSC
• Line-commutated converters (LCC) are based on thyristor converters. They are characterized by a single direction of current flow, and a voltage polarity reversal possibility. Significant voltage and current harmonics exist up to frequencies of about 3 kHz to 4 kHz.
• Voltage source converters (VSC) are based on transistor converters. They are characterized by a bi-directional current flow and a single voltage polarity. Voltage and current harmonics exist up to frequencies of about 20 kHz.
|Publication type||International Standard|
|TC/SC||TC 38 - Instrument transformersrss|
|ICS||17.220.20 - Measurement of electrical and magnetic quantities|
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