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Diesel Generator Handbook

Diesel Generator Handbook

by L. L. J. Mahon, L. L. J. Mahon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750611472

ISBN-13: 9780750611473

Pub. Date: 09/23/1992

Publisher: Elsevier Science

Diesel Generator Handbook meets the need for an authoritative reference work covering the range of mechanical and electrical topics embodied in the practical design and application of diesel generating plant. It will be particularly welcomed in many parts of the developing world where the diesel generator is basic to the electricity supply system.

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Overview

Diesel Generator Handbook meets the need for an authoritative reference work covering the range of mechanical and electrical topics embodied in the practical design and application of diesel generating plant. It will be particularly welcomed in many parts of the developing world where the diesel generator is basic to the electricity supply system.

The discussion covers, in fifteen chapters, the prime mover, power ratings, synchronous generators, load assessment, control principles and systems, switchgear and controlgear, standby power, fuels and lubricating oilss, installation and commissioning, noise reduction, and plant operation and maintenance.

The book thus caters for all who are concerned with the selection, specification, testing, commissioning, operation and maintenance of diesel-based generator systems: not only the practising plant or services engineers, but also non-specialist engineers and users. The young technician or trainee engineer who is embarking on a career in the supply industry will find this handbook an invaluable investment.

L L J Mahon, FIEE, FBIM, after an engineering apprenticeship with BTH in Rugby, gained over 30 years' experience in the design, development, manufacture, installation and commissioning of both stationary and highly specialised mobile diesel generator plant for a range of applications.

An informative reference work covering the range of mechanical and electrical topics within the practical design and application of diesel generating plants
Ideal for professionals concerned with diesel-based generator systems
An invaluable source of information for the your technician or trainee engineer starting a career in the supply industry

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750611473
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
09/23/1992
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
7.64(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.73(d)

Table of Contents

Reciprocating internal combustion engines; Power rating and performance; A C Generators - general; A.C. generators - performance characteristics; Load considerations; Engine governing; Automatic voltage regulation; Parallel operation of generating sets; Switchgear and controlgear; Prime mover and generator protection; Emergency and standby AC power supplies; Fuels and lubricating oils; Installation and commissioning; Plant noise reduction; Operation and maintenance. Appendices. Index.

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