Course detail

Flexible AC Transmission Systems

FEKT-MIPEAcad. year: 2019/2020

Application of inserted thyristors flexible elements for power systems control of active and reactive power load flow.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Possibility using flexible elemens for control of power systems


The subject knowledge on the Bachelor´s degree level is requested.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Miller T.J.E.:Reactive Power Control in El.Systems,John Wiley and Sons,N.Y. 1982
Informační materiály fy Westinghouse a Siemens
Anjan K.Deb:Powerline Ampacity Systems,CRC Press,Catalog No.1306,2000,ISBN:0-8493-1306-6,

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Requirements for completion of a course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Interconnected power systems, power generation schedules.
Frequency and power flow control.
Voltage and rective power flow control.
Flexible AC transmission systems (FACTS).


New flexible tools for active and rective powers flow control in interconnected power systems.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme EEKR-M1 Master's

    branch M1-EEN , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional specialized

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Fundamentals seminar

12 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Exercise in computer lab

14 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer