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Interactive Start Surge Sharing on Common Supply

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000035418D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Beer, R Ramage, JG [+details]

Abstract

Described is a microprogrammed control method of sequencing power surges from units sharing a common power source. It allows cost reductions in the power system by avoiding deliberate over-design to cater for the possibility of simultaneous surges caused by uncontrolled powering-on of units. Power-up time is minimized and overloads under every operating condition, including misuse, are rendered impossible. Traditional Sequencing Problems