HVDC Transmission (EE402)


B.Tech (E&E)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (3-1-0)


Need, Basic principle  of conversion, Economics of different configurations, The Graetz bridge circuit, Analysis, overlap, Firing delay, Inversion, Converter control, Tap-changing control, Power reversal, Measuring devices, Filters, Circuit breaker, Lighting arrester, DCCT, MRTMTDC Systems, Interaction between AC and DC Systems, Voltage stability, Power modulation, Digital Simulation,  HVDC Simulator, Future of the HVDC transmission system ,  Research and development.


1. E. W. Kimbark, Direct Current Transmission.
2. K. R. Padiyar, Power Transmission by Direct Current, Wiley Eastern, 1990.
3. Recent Publications 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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