alternating-current transmission

alternating-current transmission

[¦ȯl·tər‚nād·iŋ ¦kər·ənt tranz′mish·ən]
(electronics)
In television, that form of transmission in which a fixed setting of the controls makes any instantaneous value of signal correspond to the same value of brightness for only a short time.
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His topics include direct methods for evaluating the transient stability of systems with simplified models, SPEF for systems with detailed generator and load models, detecting instability based on identifying critical cutsets, sensitivity analysis for dynamic security and prevention control using damping controllers based on a flexible alternating-current transmission system (FACTS), and applying FACTS controllers for emergency control.
Department of Justice has ended an antitrust probe into Siemens AG, Europe's biggest engineering company, concerning flexible alternating-current transmission systems, according to a company spokesman.
SVCs are a kind of flexible alternating-current transmission systems (FACTS) which boost the security, capacity and reliability of power transmission systems.

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