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Flexible AC transmission systems: A status review

Padiyar, KR and Kulkarni, AM (1997) Flexible AC transmission systems: A status review. In: Sadhana-Academy Proceedings In Engineering Sciences, 22 (Part 6). pp. 781-796.

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Abstract

With the availability of high power semiconductor switches with turn-off capability, voltage source converter based controllers for power transmission system applications have become a reality. Prototypes of some second generation Flexible AC Transmission System (FACTS) controllers like TCSC and STATCON have been installed. This paper presents a review of the progress in FACTS. A generalized description of FACTS controllers is also presented.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Indian Academy of Sciences.
Keywords: Flexible AC transmission systems;static condenser;unified power flow controller;thyristor controlled series compensation.
Department/Centre: Division of Electrical Sciences > Electrical Engineering
Depositing User: Mr. S Muthuraja
Date Deposited: 21 Jul 2009 12:27
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:26
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/19006

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