Automatic Frequency-Sensitive Load-Shedding

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Automatic Frequency-Sensitive Load-Shedding

 

the automatic disconnection of some of the electric power consumption caused by an emergency lowering frequency in a power system, stemming from an excessive demand for electric load on the system or from the disconnection of substantial generator power. The frequency-sensitive load-shedding equipment disconnects automatically individual lines or individual consumers when the system frequency is lowered.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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