-Current Source and Voltage Source Converters,
-Synchronization Techniques for Power Converters,
-Capacitor Commutated Converters,
-Typical Disturbances on HVDC Systems,
-Static Var Compensators based on Chain Link Converters,
-Trends in Modern HVDC.
HVDC and FACTS Controllers: Applications of Static Converters in Power Systems is meant for senior undergraduate, graduate students and professional power systems engineers. Mathematical treatment of the subject has been kept to a minimum and emphasis has been placed on principles and practical applications. Applications from major manufacturers are included to provide useable information for the practicing power systems engineer.