COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Power Quality
Course Code: 
15EEE353
Year Taught: 
2015
2016
2017
2018
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Power Quality' is a course offered in B. Tech. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering program at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Unit 1

Introduction to power quality concepts: Need for PQ improvement, causes & effects - effects on utility side, and effects on customer side, Terms & definitions of power quality indices, PQ standards - IEEE / IEC.

Unit 2

Harmonic Analysis: Major sources, Minor sources of harmonics, Measurement and analysis techniques for harmonics

Unit 3

Power Quality Improvement: Conventional compensation & FACTS compensation, Types of FACTS controllers, Control of FACTS devices, Tuned filters, Design of filters, Active filters- review of active filters, basic functioning of shunt & series active filters, Control of active filters,Hybrid filters - review of hybrid filters, working.

Improved power quality converters (IPQC) - review of IPQCs. Custom power-park, Custom power devices.

  • M. H. J Bollen, ‘Understanding power quality problems’, IEEE Press, 1999
  • J. Arillaga, N. R. Watson and S. Chen, ‘Power system quality assessment’, Wiley, 1999.
  • Narian G. Hingorani, and Laszlo Gyugyi, ‘Understanding FACTS concepts and technology’, IEEE Press, 2003.
  • T. J. E Miller, ‘Reactive power control in electric systems’, John Wiley & Sons, 1982.
  • C Sankaran, “Power Quality”, CRC Press, 2001