EE660:APPLICATION OF POWER ELECTRONICS TO POWER SYSTEMS
Steady state and dynamic problems in AC systems. Flexible AC transmission systems (FACTS). Principles of series and shunt compensation. Description of static var compensators (SVC), Thyristor Controlled series compensators (TCSC), Static phase shifters (SPS), Static condenser (STATCON), Static synchronous series compensator (SSSC) and Unified power flow controller (UPFC). Modelling and Analysis of FACTS controllers. Control strategies to improve system stability.;Power Quality problems in distribution systems, harmonics, harmonics creating loads, modelling, harmonic propagation, Series and parallel resonances, harmonic power flow, Mitigation of harmonics, filters, passive filters, Active filters, shunt, series hybrid filters, voltage sags & swells, voltage flicker. Mitigation of power quality problems using power electronic conditioners. IEEE standards.
G.T. Heydt, Power Quality, Stars in a Circle Publications, Indiana, 1991.
T.J.E. Miller, Static Reactive Power Compensation, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1982.
Recent publications on Power Systems and Power Delivery.