1. EHV AC Transmission
Objectives, Introduction to EHV AC Transmission, Need of EHV Transmission Lines, Power Handling Capacity and Surge Impedance Loading, Power Handling Capacity, Surge Impedance Loading, Problems of EHV Transmission Lines, Bundled Conductor, Geometric Mean Radius (GMR) of Bundled Conductor, Properties of Bundled Conductor, Electrostatic Field of EHV Lines and their Effects, Corona, Audio Noise, Radio Noise, Solved Examples, Review Questions, Answer Key.
2. Load Frequency Control
Objectives, Introduction, Power System Control, The Control of Active and Reactive Power Flow, Turbine Speed Governing System, Principle of Governor System, Working of Turbine Speed Governing System, Characteristic of Speed Governor of Generating Unit, Characteristics of Speed Governor of Load Sharing by Parallel Units, Load Frequency Control (LFC), Method of Load Frequency Control, Automatic Generation Control (AGC), Solved Examples, Review Questions.
3. Voltage Control
Objectives, Introduction, Principle of Power Compensation Transmission System with No Load Receiving end Voltage, Power Compensation Transmission System with Load, Reactive Power Generation, Source of Reactive Power, Voltage Control, Voltage Control of AC Network, Main Method of Voltage Control, Shunt Reactors, Shunt Capacitor, Static Shunt Compensation, Series Capacitors, Booster Transformer, Synchronous Condensers, Configuration, Applications, Saturable Reactor, Thyristorised Static VAR Compensators SVC, Thyristor Controlled Reactor (TCR), Fixed Capacitor Thyristor Controlled Reactor (FC-TCR), Thyristor Switched Capacitor-Thyristor Controlled Reactor (TSC-TCR), Power Losses in Different SVC, Solved Examples, Review Questions.
Objectives, Introduction of FACTS Controllers, FACTS and FACTS Controllers, Brief Description of FACTS Controllers, STATCOM (Static Synchronous Compensator), Thyristor Controlled Series Capacitors (TCSC), Unified Power Flow Controller, Static Synchronous Series Compensator (SSSC), Advantages of FACTS, Review Question.
5. HVDC Transmission
Objectives, Introduction, Type of DC Links, Advantages of HVDC Transmission, Disadvantage of High Voltage Direct Current, Basic Schemes and Equipment of Converter, Ground Return, Design of Earth Electrodes, Basic Principle of DC Link Control, Basic Converter Control Characteristics, Multiterminal HVDC Systems, Types of MTDC System, Cost Structure, Cost Analysis of HVDC, Applications of HVDC Transmission Line, Review Questions, Answer Key.
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