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Course Postgraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AVP 861
Subject Title Power Electronics in Power Systems


Basics of Flexible AC transmission systems (FACTS). Principles of series and shunt compensation. Thyristor controlled compensators -static var compensators (SVC), series compensators (TCSC), phase shifters (SPS), series compensator (SSSC) and Unified power flow controller (UPFC) -structure and circuit analysis.

Power quality problems distribution system and their mitigation using power electronic converters: harmonic mitigation using passive filters. Active filters, hybrid filters. Sag & swell mitigation using Dynamic voltage restorers, STATCOM/DSTATCOM, Unified power quality conditioners (UPQC).

Active Front End Rectifiers: Power factor correction, single phase and three-phase, control schemes. Power converters for microgrid and grid connection of renewable energy sources: design, control of converters, grid synchronization and filtering requirements. Solid State Transformers technologies in Distribution system.

Text Books

1.T.J.E. Miller, Static Reactive Power Compensation, John Wiley & Sons, New York,1982.

2.Arindam Ghosh & Gerard Ledwich, “ Power Quality Enhancement Using CustomPower Devices,” IEEE Press.

3.IEEE Publications