You are on page 1of 2

w

w
w
.
r
e
j
i
n
p
a
u
l
.
c
o
m
w
w
w
.
r
e
j
i
n
p
a
u
l
.
c
o
m
M.E. DEGREE EXAMINATION, NOVEMBER/DECEMBEf{ 2005.
Elective
Power Electronics and Drives
PX 035 - FLEXIBLE AC TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS
(Common to M.E. Power Systems Engineering)
Time : Three hours
Maximum: 100 marks
Answer ALL questions.
PART A- (10 x 2 = 20 marks)
1. Name any four different types of ratings of power semiconductor devices.
2. Name the places in which FACTS devices was installed in INDIA
3. \Vhat are the objectives of FACTS devices?
4. What are the basic types of FACTS controllers?
5. What are the advantages of STATCOM?
6. Draw the simple model ofTCSC.
7. What is meant by interphase power controller?
8. What are the control attributes of various FACTS controllers?
9. Wnat is the significance of DC link in the UPFC modeling?
10. \-\Thatare the different types of commutations?
PART B - (5 x 16 = 80 marks)
11. (i) Compare the characteristics of STATCOM and SVC.
CIO)
(ii) A 6-pulse bridge inverter is fed from 500-KV dc voltage. Find the ac
voltage output of the inverter if the delay angle is 160 and commutation
angle is 5. (6)
www.rejinpaul.com
www.rejinpaul.com
w
w
w
.
r
e
j
i
n
p
a
u
l
.
c
o
m
w
w
w
.
r
e
j
i
n
p
a
u
l
.
c
o
m
12. (a) Describe the sub-synchronous resonance of FACTS controllers. (16)
Or
(b) Explain the modeling and control of thyristor controlled senes
compensators. (16)
13. (a) With aid of block diagram, explain the characteristics ofUPFC. (16)
Or
(b) Discuss the future direction of FACTS technology. (16)
14. (a) Explain how FACTS controller are used to improve the transient stability
of a power system. (16)
Or
(b) Discuss the principle of conventional reactive power compensators. Also
describe its functions (16)
15. (a) Describe the principle of operation of thyristor controlled reactor and
saturated reactor. Explain its working. (16)
Or
(b) Explain about the coordination of FACTS controllers used in real power
system. (16)
\
2 E 6331
www.rejinpaul.com
www.rejinpaul.com