Technology & Engineering

Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution, Third Edition

Author: Leonard L. Grigsby

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439856370

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 789

View: 2768

Featuring contributions from worldwide leaders in the field, the carefully crafted Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution, Third Edition (part of the five-volume set, The Electric Power Engineering Handbook) provides convenient access to detailed information on a diverse array of power engineering topics. Updates to nearly every chapter keep this book at the forefront of developments in modern power systems, reflecting international standards, practices, and technologies. Topics covered include: Electric power generation: nonconventional methods Electric power generation: conventional methods Transmission system Distribution systems Electric power utilization Power quality L.L. Grigsby, a respected and accomplished authority in power engineering, and section editors Saifur Rahman, Rama Ramakumar, George Karady, Bill Kersting, Andrew Hanson, and Mark Halpin present substantially new and revised material, giving readers up-to-date information on core areas. These include advanced energy technologies, distributed utilities, load characterization and modeling, and power quality issues such as power system harmonics, voltage sags, and power quality monitoring. With six new and 16 fully revised chapters, the book supplies a high level of detail and, more importantly, a tutorial style of writing and use of photographs and graphics to help the reader understand the material. New chapters cover: Water Transmission Line Reliability Methods High Voltage Direct Current Transmission System Advanced Technology High-Temperature Conduction Distribution Short-Circuit Protection Linear Electric Motors A volume in the Electric Power Engineering Handbook, Third Edition. Other volumes in the set: K12648 Power Systems, Third Edition (ISBN: 9781439856338) K13917 Power System Stability and Control, Third Edition (ISBN: 9781439883204) K12650 Electric Power Substations Engineering, Third Edition (ISBN: 9781439856383) K12643 Electric Power Transformer Engineering, Third Edition (ISBN: 9781439856291)
Technology & Engineering

Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution, Third Edition

Author: Leonard L. Grigsby

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498759963

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 789

View: 3411

Featuring contributions from worldwide leaders in the field, the carefully crafted Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution, Third Edition (part of the five-volume set, The Electric Power Engineering Handbook) provides convenient access to detailed information on a diverse array of power engineering topics. Updates to nearly every chapter keep this book at the forefront of developments in modern power systems, reflecting international standards, practices, and technologies. Topics covered include: Electric power generation: nonconventional methods Electric power generation: conventional methods Transmission system Distribution systems Electric power utilization Power quality L.L. Grigsby, a respected and accomplished authority in power engineering, and section editors Saifur Rahman, Rama Ramakumar, George Karady, Bill Kersting, Andrew Hanson, and Mark Halpin present substantially new and revised material, giving readers up-to-date information on core areas. These include advanced energy technologies, distributed utilities, load characterization and modeling, and power quality issues such as power system harmonics, voltage sags, and power quality monitoring. With six new and 16 fully revised chapters, the book supplies a high level of detail and, more importantly, a tutorial style of writing and use of photographs and graphics to help the reader understand the material. New chapters cover: Water Transmission Line Reliability Methods High Voltage Direct Current Transmission System Advanced Technology High-Temperature Conduction Distribution Short-Circuit Protection Linear Electric Motors A volume in the Electric Power Engineering Handbook, Third Edition. Other volumes in the set: K12648 Power Systems, Third Edition (ISBN: 9781439856338) K13917 Power System Stability and Control, Third Edition (ISBN: 9781439883204) K12650 Electric Power Substations Engineering, Third Edition (ISBN: 9781439856383) K12643 Electric Power Transformer Engineering, Third Edition (ISBN: 9781439856291)
Technology & Engineering

Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution, Third Edition

Author: Leonard L. Grigsby

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439856281

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 789

View: 9024

Featuring contributions from worldwide leaders in the field, the carefully crafted Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution, Third Edition (part of the five-volume set, The Electric Power Engineering Handbook) provides convenient access to detailed information on a diverse array of power engineering topics. Updates to nearly every chapter keep this book at the forefront of developments in modern power systems, reflecting international standards, practices, and technologies. Topics covered include: Electric power generation: nonconventional methods Electric power generation: conventional methods Transmission system Distribution systems Electric power utilization Power quality L.L. Grigsby, a respected and accomplished authority in power engineering, and section editors Saifur Rahman, Rama Ramakumar, George Karady, Bill Kersting, Andrew Hanson, and Mark Halpin present substantially new and revised material, giving readers up-to-date information on core areas. These include advanced energy technologies, distributed utilities, load characterization and modeling, and power quality issues such as power system harmonics, voltage sags, and power quality monitoring. With six new and 16 fully revised chapters, the book supplies a high level of detail and, more importantly, a tutorial style of writing and use of photographs and graphics to help the reader understand the material. New chapters cover: Water Transmission Line Reliability Methods High Voltage Direct Current Transmission System Advanced Technology High-Temperature Conduction Distribution Short-Circuit Protection Linear Electric Motors A volume in the Electric Power Engineering Handbook, Third Edition. Other volumes in the set: K12648 Power Systems, Third Edition (ISBN: 9781439856338) K13917 Power System Stability and Control, Third Edition (ISBN: 9781439883204) K12650 Electric Power Substations Engineering, Third Edition (ISBN: 9781439856383) K12643 Electric Power Transformer Engineering, Third Edition (ISBN: 9781439856291)
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Transmission and Distribution Electrical Engineering

Author: Colin R. Bayliss,Colin Bayliss,Brian J. Hardy

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080969127

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1145

View: 4194

Chapter 1: System Studies -- Chapter 2: Drawings and Diagrams -- Chapter 3: Substation Layouts -- Chapter 4: Substation Auxiliary Power Supplies -- Chapter 5: Current and Voltage Transformers -- Chapter 6: Insulators -- Chapter 7: Substation Building Services -- Chapter 8: Earthing and Bonding -- Chapter 9: Insulation Co-ordination -- Chapter 10: Relay Protection -- Chapter 11: Fuses and Miniature Circuit Breakers -- Chapter 12: Cables -- Chapter 13: Switchgear -- Chapter 14: Power Transformers -- Chapter 15: Substation and Overhead Line Foundations -- Chapter 16: Overhead Line Routing -- Chapter 17: Structures, Towers and Poles -- Chapter 18: Overhead Line Conductor and Technical Specifications -- Chapter 19: Testing and Commissioning -- Chapter 20: Electromagnetic Compatibility -- Chapter 21: Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition -- Chapter 22: Project Management -- Chapter 23: Distribution Planning -- Chapter 24: Power Quality- Harmonics in Power Systems -- Chapter 25: Power Qual ...
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Electric Power Substations Engineering, Third Edition

Author: John D. McDonald

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351829807

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 536

View: 3624

The use of electric power substations in generation, transmission, and distribution remains one of the most challenging and exciting areas of electric power engineering. Recent technological developments have had a tremendous impact on all aspects of substation design and operation. With 80% of its chapters completely revised and two brand-new chapters on energy storage and Smart Grids, Electric Power Substations Engineering, Third Edition provides an extensive updated overview of substations, serving as a reference and guide for both industry and academia. Contributors have written each chapter with detailed design information for electric power engineering professionals and other engineering professionals (e.g., mechanical, civil) who want an overview or specific information on this challenging and important area. This book: Emphasizes the practical application of the technology Includes extensive use of graphics and photographs to visually convey the book’s concepts Provides applicable IEEE industry standards in each chapter Is written by industry experts who have an average of 25 to 30 years of industry experience Presents a new chapter addressing the key role of the substation in Smart Grids Editor John McDonald and this very impressive group of contributors cover all aspects of substations, from the initial concept through design, automation, and operation. The book’s chapters—which delve into physical and cyber-security, commissioning, and energy storage—are written as tutorials and provide references for further reading and study. As with the other volumes in the Electric Power Engineering Handbook series, this book supplies a high level of detail and, more importantly, a tutorial style of writing and use of photographs and graphics to help the reader understand the material. Several chapter authors are members of the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) Substations Committee and are the actual experts who are developing the standards that govern all aspects of substations. As a result, this book contains the most recent technological developments in industry practice and standards. Watch John D. McDonald talk about his book A volume in the Electric Power Engineering Handbook, Third Edition. Other volumes in the set: K12642 Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution, Third Edition (ISBN: 9781439856284) K12648 Power Systems, Third Edition (ISBN: 9781439856338) K13917 Power System Stability and Control, Third Edition (ISBN: 9781439883204) K12643 Electric Power Transformer Engineering, Third Edition (ISBN: 9781439856291)
Technology & Engineering

The Electric Power Engineering Handbook, Third Edition - Five Volume Set

Author: Leonard L. Grigsby

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781439856352

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 3036

View: 5051

The Electric Power Engineering Handbook, Third Edition updates coverage of recent developments and rapid technological growth in crucial aspects of power systems, including protection, dynamics and stability, operation, and control. With contributions from worldwide field leaders—edited by L.L. Grigsby, one of the world’s most respected, accomplished authorities in power engineering—this reference includes chapters on: Nonconventional Power Generation Conventional Power Generation Transmission Systems Distribution Systems Electric Power Utilization Power Quality Power System Analysis and Simulation Power System Transients Power System Planning (Reliability) Power Electronics Power System Protection Power System Dynamics and Stability Power System Operation and Control Content includes a simplified overview of advances in international standards, practices, and technologies, such as small-signal stability and power system oscillations, power system stability controls, and dynamic modeling of power systems. Each book in this popular series supplies a high level of detail and, more importantly, a tutorial style of writing and use of photographs and graphics to help the reader understand the material. This resource will help readers achieve safe, economical, high-quality power delivery in a dynamic and demanding environment. Volumes in the set: K12642 Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution, Third Edition (ISBN: 9781439856284) K12648 Power Systems, Third Edition (ISBN: 9781439856338) K13917 Power System Stability and Control, Third Edition (9781439883204) K12650 Electric Power Substations Engineering, Third Edition (9781439856383) K12643 Electric Power Transformer Engineering, Third Edition (9781439856291)
Technology & Engineering

Electric Energy

An Introduction, Third Edition

Author: Mohamed A. El-Sharkawi

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466503033

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 606

View: 9058

The search for renewable energy and smart grids, the societal impact of blackouts, and the environmental impact of generating electricity, along with the new ABET criteria, continue to drive a renewed interest in electric energy as a core subject. Keeping pace with these changes, Electric Energy: An Introduction, Third Edition restructures the traditional introductory electric energy course to better meet the needs of electrical and mechanical engineering students. Now in color, this third edition of a bestselling textbook gives students a wider view of electric energy, without sacrificing depth. Coverage includes energy resources, renewable energy, power plants and their environmental impacts, electric safety, power quality, power market, blackouts, and future power systems. The book also makes the traditional topics of electromechanical conversion, transformers, power electronics, and three-phase systems more relevant to students. Throughout, it emphasizes issues that engineers encounter in their daily work, with numerous examples drawn from real systems and real data. What’s New in This Edition Color illustrations Substation and distribution equipment Updated data on energy resources Expanded coverage of power plants Expanded material on renewable energy Expanded material on electric safety Three-phase system and pulse width modulation for DC/AC converters Induction generator More information on smart grids Additional problems and solutions Combining the fundamentals of traditional energy conversion with contemporary topics in electric energy, this accessible textbook gives students the broad background they need to meet future challenges.
Technology & Engineering

Electric Power Distribution Engineering, Third Edition

Author: Turan Gonen

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498785840

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1061

View: 2840

A quick scan of any bookstore, library, or online bookseller will produce a multitude of books covering power systems. However, few, if any, are totally devoted to power distribution engineering, and none of them are true textbooks. Filling this vacuum in the power system engineering literature, Electric Power Distribution System Engineering broke new ground. Written in the classic, self-learning style of the original, Electric Power Distribution Engineering, Third Edition is updated and expanded with: Over 180 detailed numerical examples More than 170 end-of-chapter problems New MATLAB® applications The Third Edition also features new chapters on: Distributed generation Renewable energy (e.g., wind and solar energies) Modern energy storage systems Smart grids and their applications Designed specifically for junior- or senior-level electrical engineering courses, the book covers all aspects of distribution engineering from basic system planning and concepts through distribution system protection and reliability. Drawing on decades of experience to provide a text that is as attractive to students as it is useful to professors and practicing engineers, the author demonstrates how to design, analyze, and perform modern distribution system engineering. He takes special care to cover industry terms and symbols, providing a glossary and clearly defining each term when it is introduced. The discussion of distribution planning and design considerations goes beyond the usual analytical and qualitative analysis to emphasize the economical explication and overall impact of the distribution design considerations discussed.
Technology & Engineering

Power System Operations and Electricity Markets

Author: Fred I. Denny,David E. Dismukes

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420058452

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 152

View: 9719

The electric power industry in the U.S. has undergone dramatic changes in recent years. Tight regulations enacted in the 1970's and then de-regulation in the 90's have transformed it from a technology-driven industry into one driven by public policy requirements and the open-access market. Now, just as the utility companies must change to ensure their survival, engineers and other professionals in the industry must acquire new skills, adopt new attitudes, and accommodate other disciplines. Power System Operations and Electricity Markets provides the information engineers need to understand and meet the challenges of the new competitive environment. Integrating the business and technical aspects of the restructured power industry, it explains, clearly and succinctly, how new methods for power systems operations and energy marketing relate to public policy, regulation, economics, and engineering science. The authors examine the technologies and techniques currently in use and lay the groundwork for the coming era of unbundling, open access, power marketing, self-generation, and regional transmission operations. The rapid, massive changes in the electric power industry and in the economy have rendered most books on the subject obsolete. Based on the authors' years of front-line experience in the industry and in regulatory organizations, Power System Operations and Electricity Markets is current, insightful, and complete with Web links that will help readers stay up to date.
Technology & Engineering

Electric Power Systems

A Conceptual Introduction

Author: Alexandra von Meier

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470036400

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 328

View: 506

A clear explanation of the technology for producing and delivering electricity Electric Power Systems explains and illustrates how the electric grid works in a clear, straightforward style that makes highly technical material accessible. It begins with a thorough discussion of the underlying physical concepts of electricity, circuits, and complex power that serves as a foundation for more advanced material. Readers are then introduced to the main components of electric power systems, including generators, motors and other appliances, and transmission and distribution equipment such as power lines, transformers, and circuit breakers. The author explains how a whole power system is managed and coordinated, analyzed mathematically, and kept stable and reliable. Recognizing the economic and environmental implications of electric energy production and public concern over disruptions of service, this book exposes the challenges of producing and delivering electricity to help inform public policy decisions. Its discussions of complex concepts such as reactive power balance, load flow, and stability analysis, for example, offer deep insight into the complexity of electric grid operation and demonstrate how and why physics constrains economics and politics. Although this survival guide includes mathematical equations and formulas, it discusses their meaning in plain English and does not assume any prior familiarity with particular notations or technical jargon. Additional features include: * A glossary of symbols, units, abbreviations, and acronyms * Illustrations that help readers visualize processes and better understand complex concepts * Detailed analysis of a case study, including a Web reference to the case, enabling readers to test the consequences of manipulating various parameters With its clear discussion of how electric grids work, Electric Power Systems is appropriate for a broad readership of professionals, undergraduate and graduate students, government agency managers, environmental advocates, and consumers.
Technology & Engineering

Electric Power Transformer Engineering

Author: James H. Harlow

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780203486481

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 496

View: 391

Covering the fundamental theory of electric power transformers, this book provides the background required to understand the basic operation of electromagnetic induction as applied to transformers. The book is divided into three fundamental groupings: one stand-alone chapter is devoted to Theory and Principles, nine chapters individually treat major transformer types, and fourteen chapters cover many ancillary topics associated with power transformers. Throughout the book, tables, charts, photographs, and equations describe the operation and performance of power transformers and facilitate the reader's understanding of the technical material.
Medical

Electrical Power Transmission System Engineering

Analysis and Design, Third Edition

Author: Turan Gonen

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482232235

Category: Medical

Page: 1093

View: 9692

Electrical Power Transmission System Engineering: Analysis and Design is devoted to the exploration and explanation of modern power transmission engineering theory and practice. Designed for senior-level undergraduate and beginning-level graduate students, the book serves as a text for a two-semester course or, by judicious selection, the material may be condensed into one semester. Written to promote hands-on self-study, it also makes an ideal reference for practicing engineers in the electric power utility industry. Basic material is explained carefully, clearly, and in detail, with multiple examples. Each new term is defined as it is introduced. Ample equations and homework problems reinforce the information presented in each chapter. A special effort is made to familiarize the reader with the vocabulary and symbols used by the industry. Plus, the addition of numerous impedance tables for overhead lines, transformers, and underground cables makes the text self-contained. The Third Edition is not only up to date with the latest advancements in electrical power transmission system engineering, but also: Provides a detailed discussion of flexible alternating current (AC) transmission systems Offers expanded coverage of the structures, equipment, and environmental impacts of transmission lines Features additional examples of shunt fault analysis using MATLAB® Also included is a review of the methods for allocating transmission line fixed charges among joint users, new trends and regulations in transmission line construction, a guide to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) electric transmission facilities permit process and Order No. 1000, and an extensive glossary of transmission system engineering terminology. Covering the electrical and mechanical aspects of the field with equal detail, Electrical Power Transmission System Engineering: Analysis and Design, Third Edition supplies a solid understanding of transmission system engineering today.
Technology & Engineering

Electric Power System Basics for the Nonelectrical Professional

Author: Steven W. Blume

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119180201

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 256

View: 8191

The second edition of Steven W. Blume’s bestseller provides a comprehensive treatment of power technology for the non-electrical engineer working in the electric power industry This book aims to give non-electrical professionals a fundamental understanding of large interconnected electrical power systems, better known as the “Power Grid”, with regard to terminology, electrical concepts, design considerations, construction practices, industry standards, control room operations for both normal and emergency conditions, maintenance, consumption, telecommunications and safety. The text begins with an overview of the terminology and basic electrical concepts commonly used in the industry then it examines the generation, transmission and distribution of power. Other topics discussed include energy management, conservation of electrical energy, consumption characteristics and regulatory aspects to help readers understand modern electric power systems. This second edition features: New sections on renewable energy, regulatory changes, new measures to improve system reliability, and smart technologies used in the power grid system Updated practical examples, photographs, drawing, and illustrations to help the reader gain a better understanding of the material “Optional supplementary reading” sections within most chapters to elaborate on certain concepts by providing additional detail or background Electric Power System Basics for the Nonelectrical Professional, Second Edition, gives business professionals in the industry and entry-level engineers a strong introduction to power technology in non-technical terms. Steve W. Blume is Founder of Applied Professional Training, Inc., APT Global, LLC, APT College, LLC and APT Corporate Training Services, LLC, USA. Steve is a registered professional engineer and certified NERC Reliability Coordinator with a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering specializing in power and a Bachelor's degree specializing in Telecommunications. He has more than 25 years’ experience teaching electric power system basics to non-electrical professionals. Steve's engineering and operations experience includes generation, transmission, distribution, and electrical safety. He is an active senior member in IEEE and has published two books in power systems through IEEE and Wiley.
Technology & Engineering

Electricity Distribution Network Design

Author: Erkki Lakervi,E. J. Holmes

Publisher: IET

ISBN: 9780863413087

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 325

View: 8003

As well as dealing with the planning and design of modern distribution systems, as opposed to more general aspects of transmission and generation, this second edition of Electricity Distribution Network Design (IEE, 1989) updates its treatment of computer-based planning and reliability. It also covers the implications of international standards, network information systems and distribution automation.
Technology & Engineering

Power System Operation

Author: Robert Miller,James Malinowski

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780070419773

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 271

View: 1106

The best-selling power system operation manual ever published--NOW IN AN ALL-NEW EDITION! For over 30 years more electrical power professionals have used this guide for safe, economical system operation than any other in print. Why? Because Power System Operation, by Robert Miller and James Malinowski, presents more of the fundamental principles and methods dispatchers and operators need in a clear, easy-to-understand style. Now this third edition has been expanded by 50% to cover even more: VAR flows; Power system control; Telemetering methods; Supervisory control and data acquisition methods; System control, protection and stability; System reliability factors, Power system energy transfer; Energy accounting in interconnected operations; Operating systems most economically; EHV operation; Power system communications; Impedance of parallel circuits; Effects of resistance on impedance.
Technology & Engineering

Power System Stability and Control, Third Edition

Author: Leonard L. Grigsby

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439883211

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 450

View: 8659

With contributions from worldwide leaders in the field, Power System Stability and Control, Third Edition (part of the five-volume set, The Electric Power Engineering Handbook) updates coverage of recent developments and rapid technological growth in essential aspects of power systems. Edited by L.L. Grigsby, a respected and accomplished authority in power engineering, and section editors Miroslav Begovic, Prabha Kundur, and Bruce Wollenberg, this reference presents substantially new and revised content. Topics covered include: Power System Protection Power System Dynamics and Stability Power System Operation and Control This book provides a simplified overview of advances in international standards, practices, and technologies, such as small signal stability and power system oscillations, power system stability controls, and dynamic modeling of power systems. This resource will help readers achieve safe, economical, high-quality power delivery in a dynamic and demanding environment. With five new and 10 fully revised chapters, the book supplies a high level of detail and, more importantly, a tutorial style of writing and use of photographs and graphics to help the reader understand the material. New Chapters Cover: Systems Aspects of Large Blackouts Wide-Area Monitoring and Situational Awareness Assessment of Power System Stability and Dynamic Security Performance Wind Power Integration in Power Systems FACTS Devices A volume in the Electric Power Engineering Handbook, Third Edition. Other volumes in the set: K12642 Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution, Third Edition (ISBN: 9781439856284) K12648 Power Systems, Third Edition (ISBN: 9781439856338) K12650 Electric Power Substations Engineering, Third Edition (9781439856383) K12643 Electric Power Transformer Engineering, Third Edition (9781439856291)
Technology & Engineering

ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION

TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION

Author: S. N. SINGH

Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

ISBN: 8120335600

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 452

View: 3850

This accessible text, now in its Second Edition, continues to provide a comprehensive coverage of electric power generation, transmission and distribution, including the operation and management of different systems in these areas. It gives an overview of the basic principles of electrical engineering and load characteristics and provides exhaustive system-level description of several power plants, such as thermal, electric, nuclear and gas power plants. The book fully explores the basic theory and also covers emerging concepts and technologies. The conventional topics of transmission subsystem including HVDC transmission are also discussed, along with an introduction to new technologies in power transmission and control such as Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS). Numerous solved examples, inter-spersed throughout, illustrate the concepts discussed. What is New to This Edition : Provides two new chapters on Diesel Engine Power Plants and Power System Restructuring to make the students aware of the changes taking place in the power system industry. Includes more solved and unsolved problems in each chapter to enhance the problem solving skills of the students. Primarily designed as a text for the undergraduate students of electrical engineering, the book should also be of great value to power system engineers.
Technology & Engineering

Electricity Transmission, Distribution and Storage Systems

Author: Ziad Melhem

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0857097377

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 512

View: 6336

Electricity transmission and distribution systems carry electricity from suppliers to demand sites. During transmission materials ageing and performance issues can lead to losses amounting to about 10% of the total generated electricity. Advanced grid technologies are therefore in development to sustain higher network efficiency, while also maintaining power quality and security. Electricity transmission, distribution and storage systems presents a comprehensive review of the materials, architecture and performance of electricity transmission and distribution networks, and the application and integration of electricity storage systems. The first part of the book reviews the fundamental issues facing electricity networks, with chapters discussing Transmission and Distribution (T&D) infrastructure, reliability and engineering, regulation and planning, the protection of T&D networks and the integration of distributed energy resources to the grid. Chapters in part two review the development of transmission and distribution system, with advanced concepts such as FACTS and HVDC, as well as advanced materials such as superconducting material and network components. This coverage is extended in the final section with chapters reviewing materials and applications of electricity storage systems for use in networks, for renewable and distributed generation plant, and in buildings and vehicles, such as batteries and other advanced electricity storage devices. With its distinguished editor, Electricity transmission, distribution and storage systems is an essential reference for materials and electrical engineers, energy consultants, T&D systems designers and technology manufacturers involved in advanced transmission and distribution. Presents a comprehensive review of the materials, architecture and performance of electricity transmission and distribution networks Examines the application and integration of electricity storage systems Reviews the fundamental issues facing electricity networks and examines the development of transmission and distribution systems
Technology & Engineering

Power Systems

Author: Leonard L. Grigsby

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420009231

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 464

View: 2605

Part of the second edition of The Electric Power Engineering Handbook, Power Systems offers focused and detailed coverage of all aspects concerning power system analysis and simulation, transients, planning, reliability, and power electronics. Contributed by worldwide leaders under the guidance of one of the world's most respected and accomplished authorities in power engineering, this carefully crafted reference provides convenient access to both overviews and detailed information on a diverse array of topics. Updates to nearly every existing chapter keep this book at the forefront of developments in modern power systems, reflecting international standards, practices, and technologies. Four entirely new chapters discuss computational methods for electric power systems, flexible AC transmission system (FACTS) controllers, surge arresters, and probabilistic methods for planning and operational analysis. New material ensures up-to-date information on highly active areas such as switching surges, transient voltage response of coils and windings, short-term load and price forecasting using artificial neural networks, planning and reliability, power semiconductor devices, inverters, and active filters for power conditioning. Remaining relevant in a rapidly evolving field, Power Systems guides you in the analysis, design, protection, operation, and reliability of modern power systems to ensure efficient and economical power delivery. Other volumes in the set include: Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution Electric Power Substations Engineering, Second Edition Electric Power Transformer Engineering, Second Edition Power System Stability and Control
Business & Economics

Economic Evaluation of Projects in the Electricity Supply Industry, Revised Edition

Author: Hisham Khatib

Publisher: IET

ISBN: 0863413048

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 216

View: 6991

This fully revised and updated edition of Financial and Economic Evaluation of Projects in the Electricity Supply Industry (1996) takes a broad introductory approach, covering market and environmental issues, financial analysis and evaluation and clean environmental technologies and costs. New topics include electricity trading and risk management, evolving electricity utilities and new and future generation technologies in a carbonconstrained world.