[time-nuts] Line Frequeny Stablity
hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Wed Apr 5 15:05:10 EDT 2017
preilley_454 at comcast.net said:
> When I installed power plants in the 1970's they has a special "clock" that
> showed the cumulative error in terms of clock time.
How big were the grids back then?
What was the typical range of error over a day or month?
> If the generator ran a little too fast the clock would move forward. As
> the operator observed the clock moving away from zero he would reduce the
> plant's power and the clock would move backward toward zero. ...
Does that operator control a single generator or a whole grid?
Does having a human in the loop help the control loop stability?
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