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Reg. N~.:
M.E. DEGREE EXAMINATION, MAY/JUNE 2008.
Elective
Power Systems Engineering
PS 1623A - FLEXIBLE AC TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS
(Common to M.E. - Power Electronics and Drives and
M.E. - High voltage Engineering)
(Regulation 2005)
Time : Three hours -
Maximum: 100 marks
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Answer ALL questions.
PART A - (10 x 2 = 20 marks)
What is the need for reactive power control in electrical power transmission
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What is meant by Thyristor switched series capacitor?
Define the term "Static VAR compensator".
State the advantage oflinear operating characteristic of a compensator.
What are the difference modes of operation of TCSC?
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How to model a TCSC?
What is the function of a STATCOM?
State the salient features of UPFC. -
What is the need for coordination of different FACTS controllers?
List the advantages of genetic algorithm.
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PART B - (5 x 16 = 80 marks)
11. (a) Explain the principle, working and characteristic of any type of static var
compensator with a neat circuit .. (16)
Or
(b) Explain the working and characteristic of Thyristor switched series
capacitor with a neat sketch. , (16)
12. (a) Explain the design of SVC voltage regulator and discuss the voltage
control capability of SVC. (16)
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(b) Discuss in detail about the role of SVC in improving the stability limit
and enhancing the power system damping. (16)
13. (a) Explain the working, characteristics and operating modes of variable
reactance model of thyristor controlled series capacitor. (16)
Or
(b) Explain in detail about the applications of thyristor controlled series
capacitor. (16)
14. (a) Explain the principle of operation and VI characteristic of static
synchronous compensator (STATCOM) with a neat sketch. (16)
Or
(b) Explain the basic operating principle and the control capability of unified
power flowcontroller (UPFC). (16)
15. (a) Explain the Coordination of multiple controller using linear control
technique. (16)
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(b) Explain the Coordination of multiple controllers using genetic algorithm.
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