Computational Paradigm Techniques for Enhancing Electric Power Quality: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Computational Paradigm Techniques for Enhancing Electric Power Quality

1st Edition

By L. Ashok Kumar, S Albert Alexander

CRC Press

454 pages | 387 B/W Illus.

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Description

This book focusses on power quality improvement and enhancement techniques with aid of intelligent controllers and experimental results. It covers topics ranging from the fundamentals of power quality indices, mitigation methods, advanced controller design and its step by step approach, simulation of the proposed controllers for real time applications and its corresponding experimental results, performance improvement paradigms and its overall analysis, which helps readers understand power quality from its fundamental to experimental implementations. The book also covers implementation of power quality improvement practices.

Key Features

  • Provides solution for the power quality improvement with intelligent techniques
  • Incorporated and Illustrated with simulation and experimental results
  • Discusses renewable energy integration and multiple case studies pertaining to various loads
  • Combines the power quality literature with power electronics based solutions
  • Includes implementation examples, datasets, experimental and simulation procedures

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Mitigation Techniques

3. A Voltage-Controlled DSTATCOM for Power Quality Improvement

4. Power Quality Issues and Solutions in Renewable Energy Systems

5. Review of Control Topologies for Shunt Active Filters

6. Control Topologies for Series Active Filters

7. Control Strategies for Active Filters

8. An Active Power Filter in Phase Coordinates for Harmonic Mitigation

9. Line Harmonics Reduction in High-Power Systems

10. AC–DC Boost Converter Control for Power Quality Mitigation

11. Harmonic and Flicker Assessment of an Industrial System with Bulk Nonlinear Loads

12. LCL Filter Design for Grid-Interconnected Systems

13. Harmonics Mitigation in Load Commutated Inverter Fed Synchronous Motor Drives

14. Power-Quality Improvements in Vector-Controlled Induction Motor Drives

About the Authors

Dr. L. Ashok Kumar is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow from San Diego State University, California. He is a recipient of the BHAVAN fellowship from the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum and SYST Fellowship from DST, Govt. of India. His current research focuses on integration of Renewable Energy Systems in the Smart Grid and Wearable Electronics. He has 3 years of industrial experience and 19 years of academic and research experience. He has published 167 technical papers in International and National journals and presented 157 papers in National and International Conferences. He has completed 23 Government of India funded projects, and currently 5 projects are in progress. His PhD work on wearable electronics earned him a National Award from ISTE, and he has received 24 awards on the national level. Ashok Kumar has seven patents to his credit. He has guided 92 graduate and postgraduate projects. He is a member and in prestigious positions in various national forums. He has visited many countries for institute industry collaboration and as a keynote speaker. He has been an invited speaker in 178 programs. Also he has organized 72 events, including conferences, workshops, and seminars. He completed his graduate program in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from University of Madras and his post-graduate from PSG College of Technology, India, and Masters in Business Administration from IGNOU, New Delhi. After completion of his graduate degree, he joined as project engineer for Serval Paper Boards Ltd., Coimbatore (now ITC Unit, Kovai). Presently he is working as a Professor and Associate HoD in the Department of EEE, PSG College of Technology and also doing research work in Wearable Electronics, Smart Grid, solar PV, and Wind Energy Systems. He is also a Certified Charted Engineer and BSI Certified ISO 500001 2008 Lead Auditor. He has authored the following books in his areas of interest (1) Computational Intelligence Paradigms for Optimization Problems Using MATLAB®/SIMULINK®, CRC Press, (2) Solar PV and Wind Energy Conversion Systems—An Introduction to Theory, Modeling with MATLAB/SIMULINK, and the Role of Soft Computing Techniques—Green Energy and Technology, Springer, USA (3) Electronics in Textiles and Clothing: Design, Products and Applications, CRC Press, (4) Power Electronics with MATLAB, Cambridge University Press, London (5) Automation In Textile Machinery: Instrumentation And Control System Design Principles – CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, USA, ISBN 9781498781930, April 2018. (6) Monograph on Smart Textiles (7) Monograph on Information Technology for Textiles, and (8) Monograph on Instrumentation & Textile Control Engineering.

Dr. S. Albert Alexander is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow from North Eastern University, Boston, Massachusetts. He is a recipient of the Raman research fellowship from the University Grants Commission (Government of India). His current research focuses on fault diagnostic system for solar energy conversion system and smart grid. He has 12 years of academic and research experience. He has published 15 technical papers in International and National journals and presented 19 papers in National and International Conferences. He has completed 4 Government of India funded projects. His Ph.D work on power quality earned him a National Award from ISTE, and he has received 20 awards on the national level. He has guided 31 graduate and postgraduate projects. He is a member and in prestigious positions in various national forums. He has been an invited speaker in 133 programs. Also he has organized 11 events, including faculty development program, workshops, and seminars. He completed his graduate program in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Bharathiar University and his post-graduate from Anna University, India. Presently he is working as an Associate Professor in the Department of EEE, Kongu Engineering College and also doing research work in smart grid, solar PV, and power quality improvement techniques. He has authored the following books in his areas of interest (1) Basic Electrical, Electronics and Measurement Engineering, Anuradha Publishers and (2) Special Electrical Machines, Anuradha Publishers.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MAT000000
MATHEMATICS / General
TEC008000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electronics / General
TEC031020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Power Resources / Electrical