FACTS Devices in Power Systems

Објавено: December 12, 2018

Course: FACTS Devices in Power Systems


ECTS points: 6 ECTS

Number of classes per week: 3+0+0+3

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Mirko Todorov

Course Goals (acquired competencies): Understanding the models of FACTS devices with power electronics in power system and possibilities for implementation in active and reactive power flow management, stability improvement and voltage regulation in power system. Ability to solve complex practical problems for application of FACTS devices in power system using a variety of simulation packages.

Course Syllabus: Introduction in power electronics. Principle of operation and modeling of energy converters. Connecting FACTS devices in power systems. Types of FACTS devices and their application to improve the performance of power systems. Thyristor-Controlled Reactor (TCR), Static Var Compensator (SVC), Thyristor-Controlled Series Compensation (TCSC), Voltage-Sourced Converter (VSC), Static Synchronous Compensator (STATCOM), Static Synchronous Series Compensator (SSSC), Unified Power Flow Controller (UPFC). Regulation of active and reactive power flow. Voltage regulation. Improving transient and dynamic stability. Optimum placement, sizing and control of FACTS devices. Application of software packages for analysis of power system with FACTS devices.


Required Literature





X. P. Zhanq, C. Rehtanz, B. Pal Flexible AC Transmission Systems – Modelling and Control SpringerISBN 978-3-540-30606-1 2006  
G. Benysek Improvement in the Quality of Delivery of Electrical Energy using Power Electronics Systems SpringerISBN 978-1-84628-648-3 2007  
­A. Pina Martins, V. Katić, M. Todorovski, N. Demirović Advanced power electronics application in power systems Fakultet Tehničkih Nauka, Novi SadISBN 978-1-84628-648-3 2010