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Electric Power Distribution Equipment and Systems
by Thomas Allen Short

Electric Power Distribution Equipment and Systems provides an economical, sharply focused reference on the technologies and infrastructures that enable reliable, efficient distribution of power, from traversing vast distances to local power delivery.

Features:

  • Offers a finely concentrated yet thorough reference for equipment and system specialists
  • Focuses on equipment applications and fundamental principles of distribution systems
  • Explains the basic concepts as well as design and operational aspects of the technologies
  • Assists in the design and implementation of distribution systems at all scales

Contents

Fundamentals of Distribution Systems

  • Primary Distribution Configurations
  • Urban Networks
  • Primary Voltage Levels
  • Distribution Substations
  • Subtransmission Systems
  • Differences between European and North American Systems
  • Loads
  • The Past and the Future

Overhead Lines

  • Typical Constructions
  • Conductor Data
  • Line Impedances
  • Simplified Line Impedance Calculations
  • Line Impedance Tables
  • Conductor Sizing
  • Ampacities
  • Secondaries
  • Fault Withstand Capability
  • Other Overhead Issues

Underground Distribution

  • Applications
  • Cables
  • Installations and Configurations
  • Impedances
  • Ampacity
  • Fault Withstand Capability
  • Cable Reliability
  • Cable Testing
  • Fault Location

Transformers

  • Basics
  • Distribution Transformers
  • Single-Phase Transformers
  • Three-Phase Transformers
  • Loadings
  • Losses
  • Network Transformers
  • Substation Transformers
  • Special Transformers
  • Special Problems

Voltage Regulation

  • Voltage Standards
  • Voltage Drop
  • Regulation Techniques
  • Regulators
  • Station Regulation
  • Line Loss and Voltage Drop Relationships

Capacitor Application

  • Capacitor Ratings
  • Released Capacity
  • Voltage Support
  • Reducing Line Losses
  • Switched Banks
  • Local Controls
  • Automated Controls
  • Reliability
  • Failure Modes and Case Ruptures
  • Fusing and Protection
  • Grounding

Index

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Electric Power Distribution Equipment and Systems
by Thomas Allen Short
2005 344 pages $98.95 + shipping
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