FACTS is the acronym for Flexible AC Transmission Systems and refers to a group of resources used to overcome certain limitations in the static and dynamic transmission capacity of electrical networks. The main purpose of these systems is to supply the network as quickly as possible with inductive or capacitive reactive power that is adapted to its particular requirements, while also improving transmission quality and the efficiency of the power transmission system. FACTS Devices course is designed to provide in-depth knowledge to provide actual hardware solution of the FACTS.
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INTENDED AUDIENCE: Post Graduate student of Power Electronics (EDPE) and Power System
PREREQUISITES: Knowledge of Power Electronics and Power Systems( Power system dynamics and Control)
INDUSTRY SUPPORT: SIEMENS,ABB, GE, POWER GRID
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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Dr. Avik Bhattacharya is an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering Dept of IIT Roorkee. He received his Master and Ph.D degree from IIT Kharagpur in 2005 and 2010 respectively. He has joined in IIT Roorkee in 2014. He has five journal paper on shunt compensation and he is teaching FACTS Devices for past three years.
Week-1: FACTS: Concept & Power Electronic Controllers.
Week-2: Power Electronic Controllers and PWM techniques.
Week-3: Static Shunt Compensators
Week-4: Static Shunt Compensators
Week-5: Static Series Compensators
Week-6: Static Series Compensators and Static Voltage and Phase Angle Regulators.
Week-7: Unified Power quality Conditioner (UPQC) and Unified Power Flow Controller (UPFC).
Week-8: Interline Power Flow Controller (IPFC) and application of FACTS device.
SUGGESTED READING MATERIALS:
1. Hingorani N. G. and Gyugyi L.,Understanding FACTS, IEEE Press, Standard Publishers Distributors, 2. Song Y. H. and Johns A. T.,Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS), IEE Press. 3. Mathur R. M. and Varma R. K., Thyristor Based FACTS Controllers for Electrical Transmission Systems, John Wiley and Sons.
CERTIFICATION EXAM :
The exam is optional for a fee.
Date of Exams : October 07 (Sunday)
Time of Exams : Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon session: 2pm to 5pm
Exam for this course will be available in both morning & afternoon sessions.
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The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published.
Final score will be calculated as : 25% assignment score + 75% final exam score
25% assignment score is calculated as 25% of average of Best 6 out of 8 assignments.
E-Certificate will be given to those who register and write the exam and score greater than or equal to 40% final score. Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Roorkee.It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.