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Electric Power Distribution Engineering, 3rd Edition by Turan Gonen

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Chapter 8

Application of Capacitors to Distribution Systems

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8.1 Basic Definitions

Capacitor element: an indivisible part of a capacitor consisting of electrodes separated by a dielectric material

Capacitor unit: an assembly of one or more capacitor elements in a single container with terminals brought out

Capacitor segment: a single-phase group of capacitor units with protection and control system Capacitor module: a three-phase group of capacitor segments

Capacitor bank: a total assembly of capacitor modules electrically connected to each other

8.2 Power Capacitors

At a casual look, a capacitor ...

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