A Study on synchronizing two separate RTDS simulation instances

In Kwon Park, Paul Forsyth, Heejin Kim, Kyeon Hur

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Abstract

This paper presents a method to interconnect and synchronize two instances of real time simulation. A Bergeron transmission line model is utilized as interface between two simulation instances. Communication to transfer the necessary transmission line model quantities is implemented by utilizing TCP/IP socket communication. Part of the real time simulator includes the hardware communication facility. In regards to the necessary synchronization, an external precision clock source is used at the both ends of the communication. Each end would represent the separate instance of the real time simulation in synchronism. Again, part of the real time simulation hardware includes the necessary mechanism for the synchronization. The proposed concept is proved with a simple power simulation, separated into two instances of real time simulation, which are interconnected by communication and synchronized by external precision clock source.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PESGM 2016
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
ISBN (Electronic)9781509041688
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Nov 10
Event2016 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PESGM 2016 - Boston, United States
Duration: 2016 Jul 172016 Jul 21

Publication series

NameIEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting
Volume2016-November
ISSN (Print)1944-9925
ISSN (Electronic)1944-9933

Other

Other2016 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PESGM 2016
CountryUnited States
CityBoston
Period16/7/1716/7/21

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering
  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Park, I. K., Forsyth, P., Kim, H., & Hur, K. (2016). A Study on synchronizing two separate RTDS simulation instances. In 2016 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PESGM 2016 [7741257] (IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting; Vol. 2016-November). IEEE Computer Society. https://doi.org/10.1109/PESGM.2016.7741257