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Comparative Study on the Effectiveness of TCSC and UPFC Facts Controllers

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2013 by IJCA Journal
Volume 67 - Number 5
Year of Publication: 2013
N. Ashok Kumar
M. Rathinakumar
M. Yogesh
J. Dinesh

Ashok N Kumar, M Rathinakumar, M Yogesh and J Dinesh. Article: Comparative Study on the Effectiveness of TCSC and UPFC Facts Controllers. International Journal of Computer Applications 67(5):10-16, April 2013. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {N. Ashok Kumar and M. Rathinakumar and M. Yogesh and J. Dinesh},
	title = {Article: Comparative Study on the Effectiveness of TCSC and UPFC Facts Controllers},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2013},
	volume = {67},
	number = {5},
	pages = {10-16},
	month = {April},
	note = {Full text available}


This paper discusses about the effectiveness of two FACTS devices TCSC and UPFC. One series device and another is the combination of series and shunt device (UPFC) in providing solutions for transmission line congestion problems. Here these FACTS devices are applied and tested in a IEEE-14 BUS system using MATLAB – SIMULINK platform. The results indicate certain findings which give certain idea which are definitely useful both academic point of it as well as the research scope of it.


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