Flexible Power Transmission

Course Description

Introduction to transmission system: AC and DC systems. Flexible AC transmission systems (FACTS): voltage regulation, power flow control, combined FACTS, control of flexible devices in the power system, simulation of power systems with FACTS. High voltage direct current (HVDC) systems: types of HVDC systems, control of HVDC, simulation of AC/DC power systems, future applications of HVDC. Transmission system security. Bulk power transmission. Large scale integration of renewable energy sources.

Study Programmes

Postgraduate doctoral study programme


Jos Arrillaga, Y. H. Liu, Neville R. Watson (2007.), Flexible Power Transmission, John Wiley & Sons
Narain G. Hingorani, Laszlo Gyugyi (2000.), Understanding FACTS, Wiley-IEEE Press
Xiao-Ping Zhang, Christian Rehtanz, Bikash Pal (2012.), Flexible AC Transmission Systems: Modelling and Control, Springer Science & Business Media
Ziad Melhem (2013.), Electricity Transmission, Distribution and Storage Systems, Elsevier

For students


ID 154921
  Summer semester
L3 English Level
L1 e-Learning