Methodology for Assessing the Effects of Combined Cycle Plant Characteristics on the Quality of Generated Electrical Power


  • Antonio Chinhenha Ministry of Fisheries and the Sea, Avenida 4 de Fevereiro no. 30, Luanda, Angola
  • Janusz Mindykowski Gdynia Maritime University, Morska 81-87, 81-225 Gdynia, Poland, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Department of Marine Electrical Power Engineering



combined cycle plant, non-steady state phenomena, steady-state phenomena, analytical models, simulation research, electrical power quality, impact assessment


This paper deals with the assessment methodology for the impact of combined cycle plant characteristics on the quality of the produced electrical power. The aim of this work is to develop the assessment methodology with the use of an algorithm based on a flowchart of the system. The research methodology includes an analysis of the non-steady state phenomena with use of a MATLAB-Simulink environment and an analysis of the steady-state phenomena based on the theoretical calculations and analytical models of a combined cycle plant of the COGES type, connected with the processes of producing and converting of thermal and electrical power in the considered systems. A key point of the study is to check that the voltage frequency modulation on the shaft of the gas turbine is included in the limits defined by the appropriate requirements of the related IEEE Std 45TM-2002 standard.


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How to Cite

Chinhenha, A., & Mindykowski, J. (2019). Methodology for Assessing the Effects of Combined Cycle Plant Characteristics on the Quality of Generated Electrical Power. Scientific Journal of Gdynia Maritime University, 1(111), 57–73.




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