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CIGRE Green Books
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Flexible AC Transmission Systems

FACTS

Editors: Andersen, Bjarne (Ed.)

  • Presents the most comprehensive information about HVDC, Power Electronic for AC systems and Power Quality Improvement as well as Advanced Power Electronics
  • Offers insights provided by more than 30 technical experts from industry
  • Provides industrial knowledge to electrical power system engineers, managers, planners, project developers and investors
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Print 259,99 €
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  • Due: May 25, 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-35385-8
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eReference 297,49 €
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  • Due: May 25, 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-35386-5
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  • Currently this title cannot be preordered through the webshop. Please contact our Customer Service by e-mail (Customerservice@springernature.com) or via phone: (+49 6221 3450) to preorder.
  • ISBN 978-3-030-35387-2
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About this book

This green book offers the outstanding expertise of CIGRE professionals about FACTS in one concise handbook. It provides the most comprehensive information about HVDC, Power Electronic for AC systems and Power Quality Improvement as well as Advanced Power Electronics to Professionals in Power Industry interested in Power Electronics. It covers a large range of topics such as:

  • HVDC: economics of HVDC, applications, planning aspects, design, performance, control, protection, control and testing of converter stations, i.e., the converting equipment itself and also the equipment associated with HVDC links.
  • Power Electronic for AC systems and Power Quality Improvement: economics, applications, planning, design, performance, control, protection, construction and testing.
  • Advanced Power Electronics: development of new converter technologies including controls, use of new semiconductor devices, applications of these technologies in HVDC, Power Electronics for AC systems and Power Quality Improvement. Power Electronics used in other fields of the Electric Power Industry.

More than 30 technical experts from industry wrote the book for electrical power system engineers, managers, planners, project developers and investors.

About the authors

Cigre Study Committee B4 deals with High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Transmission and Power Electronics for use in Transmission and Distribution Networks. In a HVDC Transmission system converter, stations are used to convert AC into DC and vice versa at the connection points in the ac network(s). An HVDC system provides an asynchronous link between the ac network terminals. As there is no reactive power flow on the dc link between the converter stations, it is possible to have very long cable and overhead lines between the stations, without the need for intermediate stations. Today there are two main technologies: thyristor based, Line Commutated Converter HVDC (LCC HVDC), and IGBT based Voltage Sourced Converter HVDC (VSC HVDC).

Buy this book

Print 259,99 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • Due: May 25, 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-35385-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
eReference 297,49 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: May 25, 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-35386-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
Print + eBook 389,99 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • Currently this title cannot be preordered through the webshop. Please contact our Customer Service by e-mail (Customerservice@springernature.com) or via phone: (+49 6221 3450) to preorder.
  • ISBN 978-3-030-35387-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Flexible AC Transmission Systems
Book Subtitle
FACTS
Editors
  • Bjarne Andersen
Series Title
CIGRE Green Books
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
Print ISBN
978-3-030-35385-8
eReference ISBN
978-3-030-35386-5
Print + eBook ISBN
978-3-030-35387-2
Series ISSN
2367-2625
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
1000
Number of Illustrations
91 b/w illustrations, 416 illustrations in colour
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