Power Electronic Control in Electrical Systems

1st Edition

Authors: Enrique Acha Vassilios Agelidis Olimpo Anaya TJE Miller
Hardcover ISBN: 9780750651264
eBook ISBN: 9780080514222
Imprint: Newnes
Published Date: 20th December 2001
Page Count: 464
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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


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


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


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About the Authors

Enrique Acha Author

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Glasgow, UK

Vassilios Agelidis Author

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Glasgow, UK

Olimpo Anaya Author

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Glasgow, UK

TJE Miller Author

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Glasgow, UK