Knowledge Base

D-FACTS Quick-Start Tutorial

Distributed Flexible AC Transmission System (D-FACTS) devices or “smart wires” change the effective line impedance of the transmission line on which they are installed.  The Knowledge Base Article is a quick-start tutorial that introduces D-FACTS devices and how to use them in PowerWorld Simulator.  This is a short hands-on training session with slides and sample cases.

The tutorial covers the following topics:

  • Power flow control basics
  • Program support for D-FACTS
  • Software modeling and analysis
  • Special features and future development

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Quick-Start Tutorial with PDF slides and zip file of sample cases

The files used in this tutorial are PDF training slides and a zip file containing corresponding sample cases.

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January 15, 2014