M.E. Power Systems & Electric Drives:Power Conditioning

Thapar University
In Patiala

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Typology Master
Location Patiala
  • Master
  • Patiala

Where and when
Starts Location
On request
Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Starts On request
Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Course programme


Research Methodology
Computer Application to Power System Analysis
Advanced Power Electronics
Power System Dynamics & Stability
Industrial Drives & Automation

Semester II

Power Quality & FACTS Devices
Optimal Power System Operation
Intelligent Techniques & Applications

Semester III

Minor Project
Thesis (Start)

Semester IV

Thesis (Continues)

Power Conditioning

Overview: Concepts of non-liner loads and power conditioning, unity power factor rectifier, STATCOM (Static Compensator).

Voltage SAG: The voltage sag and voltage swell, the causes of voltage sag and swell, indices to classify voltage sag, the countermeasures.

Power Supply and Applications: Analysis, design and control of SMPS, UPS on line and off line, Power supplies in telecommunication, power supplies in auto-mobiles, linear series and shunt voltage regulators, IC voltage regulators, switching regulators. .

High frequency induction heating, dielectric heating, microwave heating, electronic ballast, high power factor electronic ballast and applications.

Multilevel Converters and control: modeling and analysis of advance static VAR compensation, multi level inverters, harmonic elimination method, ASVC structure, power converter control using state space average models, SMC, fuzzy logic control.

Filters: Passive and active filters for harmonic and reactive power compensation in two wire, three wire and four wire AC systems, harmonics standard, power quality, surge suppressors, compensation of arc furnaces and traction loads.

Case studies using DSP control techniques in active filters and power supplies.

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