ISBN 9780071072533,Hvdc Transmission

Hvdc Transmission



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9780071072533

ISBN-10 0071072535


Number of Pages 428 Pages
Language (English)


HVDC Transmission is a comprehensive text that facilitates in-depth study of HVDC transmission, including inception, working principles, advantages and disadvantages, and state-of-the-art HVDC transmission systems. Topics associated with DC transmission have been included, in detail, to support this study. This text is useful for undergraduate students of electrical or electrical and electronics engineering, postgraduate students of the same subjects who have opted for an elective course on HVDC engineering, and field engineers and professionals connected with HVDC systems. Salient Features Contents aligned as per the latest course in engineering colleges across India Details of HVDC projects implemented in India and abroad along with description and assessment of changing trends in power transmission, such as VSC converters being used to connect non-conventional energy sources Interaction of AC and DC systems Multi terminal HVDC systems FACTS controllers A dedicated chapter on Grounding and Ground Electrodes Pedagogy includes 40 Worked Examples 35 Problems 125 Questions 150 Multiple Choice Questions TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. HVDC Transmission: Developments 2. HVDC Converters 3. 6-pulse Converter Operation and Analysis 4. Control of HVDC Converter and Systems 5. Harmonics in HVDC Systems 6. Harmonic Suppression in HVDC System?Filters 7. Grounding and Ground Electrodes for HVDC Systems 8. Faults and Protection Schemes in HVDC Systems 9. Over voltages and Insulation Co-ordination for HVDC Systems 10. Multi terminal HVDC Systems 11. Parallel AC and DC Systems Appendix: Some HVDC Projects implemented in India

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