CSVTU BE VIII Semester EEE EHV AC And DC Transmission Syllabus
Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai (C.G.)
Semester: 8th Branch: Electrical & Electronics Engg.
Subject: Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS)
Total Theory Periods: 40 Total Tut Periods: 12
Total Marks in End Semester Exam: 80
Minimum number of Class tests to be conducted: 2
UNIT I :
Flow of power in AC system, loading capability, controllable parameters, basic types of FACTS controllers, review of semi-conductor devices (diodes, SCR’s, MOSFET’s, IGBT’s etc.)
UNIT II: Voltage Source Converters (VSC
Basic concepts of VSC, single-phase full wave bridge converter operation, single phase-leg operation, three-phase full wave bridge converter and its operation, transformer connections for 12-pulse, 24-pulse and 48-pulse operation.
UNIT III: Current source converters (CSCs
Basic concepts, three-phase CSCs, three-phase full wave rectifier, comparison of VSC and CSC.
Static shunt compensators: basic concepts, method of controllable VAR generation, Static VAR
compensator (SVC), application of SVC in power systems.
UNIT IV: Static Synchronous Series Compensator (STATCOM)
Introduction, mathematical model, working of STATCOM, V-I and V-Q characteristics, transient stability
enhancement and exchange of real power using STATCOM, comparison of SVC and STATCOM, Merits of
UNIT V: Static Series Compensators
Objectives of series compensation, variable impedance type series compensation, GTO thyristor controlled
series capacitors (GCSC), thyristor controlled series capacitor (TCSC), basic concepts of GCSC and
TCSC. Introduction to Unified Power Flow Controller (UPFC)
1. Understanding FACTS by Hingorani.
2. Thyristor controlled FACTS devices, Mathur
1. FACTS for Transmission lines, Song, Yu.