Description

Within this book the fundamental concepts associated with the topic of power electronic control are covered alongside the latest equipment and devices, new application areas and associated computer-assisted methods.

Key Features

*A practical guide to the control of reactive power systems *Ideal for postgraduate and professional courses *Covers the latest equipment and computer-aided analysis

Readership

Postgraduates and researchers in electrical power engineering. Professional engineers on short courses and those working in the area seeking to update their skills.

Table of Contents

Preface; Electrical power systems - an overview; Power systems engineering - fundamental concepts; Transmission system compensation; Power flows in compensation and control studies; Power semiconductor devices and converter hardware issues; Power electronic equipment; Harmonic studies of power compensating plant; Transient studies of FACTS and Custom Power equipment; Examples, problems and exercises; Appendix; Bibliography; Index

Details

No. of pages:
464
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2002
Published:
Imprint:
Newnes
eBook ISBN:
9780080514222
Print ISBN:
9780750651264
Print ISBN:
9780080972510

About the authors

Enrique Acha

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Glasgow, UK

Vassilios Agelidis

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Glasgow, UK

Olimpo Anaya

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Glasgow, UK

TJE Miller

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Glasgow, UK