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ECSE 559 Flexible AC Transmission Systems (3 credits)

Offered by: Electrical & Computer Engr (Faculty of Engineering)


Electrical Engineering : Operating principles of controllers of flexible AC transmission systems (FACTS). Transformer, thyristor and gate- turn- off thyristor (GTO) technologies. Modulation methods: harmonic elimination, pulse width modulation. Applications in: shunt and series advanced static VAR Controllers (ASVC), phase shifters, unified power flow controllers (UPFC).

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

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  • Prerequisites: ECSE 334 and ECSE 361