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_________________ [Date] iii ACKNOWLEDGMENT All praise and thanks are due to ALLAH, for His grace and mercy throughout this work. I wish to express my great appreciation and gratitude to Dr. HASAN M. AL-AHMADI who served as my thesis major advisor for his valuable assistance and encouragement in the conduction and successfully completion of this thesis.
This paper presents a robust STATCOM controller design for damping transients in a multi-machine power system. The method of multiplicative uncertainty is employed to model the variations in the power system operation. A graphical loop shaping technique incorporating a particle swarm optimization procedure has been used to realize the fixed parameter… (More)