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    Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
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Syllabus (Core): M.Tech

Power Electronics Applications in Power Systems

Code: EE 562 | L-T-P-C : 3-0-0

Power electronic converters, Basic power system operation, Role of power electronics in power systems; High Voltage DC Transmission and Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTs), Principles of series and shunt compensators, Various FACTs devices; Power Quality Requirements, types of loads, harmonics, Active and Passive filters, Shunt, series and hybrid filters, Power Quality Conditioners; Uninterruptible Power Supplies, Power electronics in domestic and industrial loads; Power conditioning units for renewable power generation and distributed generation systems.

Textbooks / References:

  1. N. G. Hingorani, L. Gyugyi, Understaning FACTS: Concepts and Technology of Flexible AC Transmission Systems, Wiley, 2000.
  2. A. Ghosh, G. Ledwich, Power Quality Enhancement Using Custom Power Devices, Springer, 2012.
  3. K. R. Padiyar, HVDC Power Transmission System , New Academic Science Ltd, 2011.
  4. R. Teodorescu, M. Liserre, P. Rodríguez, Grid Converters for Photovoltaic and Wind Power Systems , Wiley, 2013.