16Relay Protection and Coordination

16.1 The Objective

The primary objective of the power systems is to maintain continuity of service to customers. Relay protection as part of the power system is essential in providing safety to personnel, equipment, integrity, and continuity of supply. It impacts all the areas of the power system such as power generation, transmission, distribution, and utilization. The protection system is expected to maintain the power system in a stable and operable state under all the operating conditions inclusive of overloads ...

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