Flexible AC Transmission Systems (EE454)


B.Tech (E&E)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (3-1-0)


Transmission System Performance, Compensation Approaches, Static Var Systems, VSI Based FACTS Controllers – STATCOM, UPFC, TCSC, TCPAR, TCBR.  Applications:  Transient Stability Improvement. Introduction to Custom Power 


1. K. R. Padiyar, Power System Dynamics, Stability and Control, 2nd Edition, B.S. Publishers.
2. Prabha Kundur , Power System Stability and Control, McGraw-Hill EPRI Power System Engineering Series, 1994.
3. Narain G. Hingorani , Laszlo Gyugyi, Understanding FACTS – Concepts and Technology of Flexible AC Transmission Systems, IEEE Press, 2001
4. International Journals and Conference Proceedings of relevance.


Electrical and Electronics Engineering

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Shubhanga K N

Professor and Head of the Department

Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal
Srinivasnagar, Surathkal, Mangalore-575025. Karnataka, India.
Ph : +91-824-2473045
Fax: +91-824-2474039
E-mail: ee_hod[AT]nitk[DOT]edu[DOT]in

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