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The Electric Power Engineering Handbook

Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution

Authored by: Leonard L. Grigsby

Print publication date:  May  2012
Online publication date:  May  2012

Print ISBN: 9781439856284
eBook ISBN: 9781439856376
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b12056
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Book description

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:

Table of contents

Chapter  1:  Wind Power Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Photovoltaic Fundamentals Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Advanced Energy Technologies Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Water Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Hydroelectric Power Generation Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Synchronous Machinery Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Thermal Generating Plants Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Distributed Utilities Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Concept of Energy Transmission and Distribution Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Transmission Line Structures Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Insulators and Accessories Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Transmission Line Construction and Maintenance Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Insulated Power Cables Used in Underground Applications Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Transmission Line Parameters Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Sag and Tension of Conductor Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Corona and Noise Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Geomagnetic Disturbances and Impacts upon Power System Operation Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Lightning Protection Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Reactive Power Compensation Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Environmental Impact of Transmission Lines Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Transmission Line Reliability Method Download PDF
Chapter  22:  High-Voltage Direct Current Transmission System Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Transmission Line Structures Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Advanced Technology High-Temperature Conductors Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Power System Loads Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Distribution System Modeling and Analysis Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Power System Operation and Control Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Hard to Find Information (on Distribution System Characteristics and Protection)  Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Real-Time Control of Distributed Generation Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Distribution Short-Circuit Protection Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Metering of Electric Power and Energy Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Basic Electric Power Utilization: Loads, Load Characterization and Load Modeling Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Electric Power Utilization: Motors Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Linear Electric Motors Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Wiring and Grounding for Power Quality Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Harmonics in Power Systems Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Voltage Sags Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Voltage Fluctuations and Lamp Flicker in Power Systems Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Power Quality Monitoring Download PDF
prelims Download PDF
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