Efficient Electrical Systems Design Handbook

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Overview

Now you can achieve optimum performance and efficiency in the design of electric systems for virtually any size or type of building or industrial facility utilizing the state-of-the-art methodologies detailed in this comprehensive handbook. Step-by-step guidelines take you through each phase of design, covering equipment selection, power distribution system analysis, conduit and conductor sizing, lighting system design, control systems, electronic instrumentation, protective relaying, energy management systems, power quality, variable speed drives, motor selection, and more.

The latest codes (NEC 2008) as well as currently available equipment are referenced. Numerous examples and simulation exercises are included, along with detailed design examples. Fully illustrated with many useful diagrams and tables, this book is a practical guide for electrical engineers, plant and facility engineers, and other professionals responsible for implementing or overseeing the design of facility electrical systems.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781439803004
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/20/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 225
  • Sales rank: 1,241,525
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Albert Thumann, P.E., C.E.M., and Harry Franz, P.E.are practicing electrical engineers with years of hands-on experience in designing highly efficient state-of-the-art electrical systems.

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Table of Contents

Electrical Basics Using the Language of the Electrical Engineer Equipment Selection Considerations Analyzing Power Distribution Systems Conduit & Conductor Sizing How to Design a Lighting System Using Logic to Simplify Control Systems Applying Process Controllers & Electronic Instrumentation Protective Relaying for Power Distribution Systems Energy Economic Analysis Energy Management Systems Power Line Disturbances: Mitigation Equipment & Techniques Variable Speed Drives Field Measurements & Determining Electric Motor Efficiency Testing Rewinds to Avoid Motor Efficiency Degradation Guidelines for Implementing an Energy-Efficient Motor Retrofit Program References, Appendix, Index

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