Electric Power Distribution System Engineering, Second Edition / Edition 2

Electric Power Distribution System Engineering, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Turan Gonen

ISBN-10: 142006200X

ISBN-13: 9781420062007

Pub. Date: 12/11/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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, the first edition of Electric Power Distribution System Engineering


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, the first edition of Electric Power Distribution System Engineering broke new ground. Written in the classic, self-learning style of the first edition, this second edition contains updated coverage, new examples, and numerous examples of MATLAB applications. Designed specifically for junior- or senior-level electrical engineering courses, the author draws on his more than 31 years of experience to provide a text that is as attractive to students as it is useful to professors and practicing engineers.

The book covers all aspects of distribution engineering from basic system planning and concepts through distribution system protection and reliability. The author brings to the table years of experience and, using this as a foundation, 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 and emphasizes the economical explication and overall impact of the distribution design considerations discussed.

See what’s new in the Second Edition:

  • Topics such as automation of distribution systems, advanced SCADA systems, computer applications, substation grounding, lightning protection, and insulators
  • Chapter on electric power quality
  • New examples and MATLAB applications
  • Substation grounding
  • Lightning protection
  • Insulators

Expanded topics include:

  • Load forecasting techniques
  • High-impedance faults
  • A detailed review of distribution reliability indices
Watch Turan Gonen talk about his book at: http://youtu.be/OZBd2diBzgk

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Table of Contents

Distribution System Planning and Automation
Distribution System Planning
Factors Affecting System Planning
Present Distribution System Planning Techniques
Distribution System Planning Models
Distribution System Planning in the Future
Future Nature of Distribution Planning
The Central Role of the Computer in Distribution Planning
Impact of Dispersed Storage and Generation
Distribution System Automation
Summary and Conclusions
References Load Characteristics
Basic Definitions
The Relationship Between the Load and Loss Factors
Maximum Diversified Demand
Load Forecasting
Load Management
Rate Structure
References Application of Distribution Transformers
Types of Distribution Transformers
Transformer Efficiency
Terminal or Lead Markings
Transformer Polarity
Distribution Transformer Loading Guides
Equivalent Circuits of a Transformer
Single-Phase Transformer Connections
Three-Phase Connections
Three-Phase Transformers
The T or Scott Connection
The Autotransformer
The Booster Transformers
Amorphous Metal Distribution Transformers
Design of Subtransmission Lines and Distribution Substations
Distribution Substations
Substation Bus Schemes
Substation Location
The Rating of a Distribution Substation
General Case: Substation Service Area with n Primary Feeders
Comparison of the Four-and Six-Feeder Patterns
Derivation of the K Constant
Substation Application Curves
Interpretation of the Percent Voltage Drop Formula
Supervisory Data and Data Acquisition
Advanced SCADA Concepts
Advanced Developments for Integrated Substation Automation
Capability of Facilities
Substation Grounding
Transformer Classification
References Design Considerations of Primary Systems
Radial-Type Primary Feeder
Loop-Type Primary Feeder
Primary Network
Primary-Feeder Voltage Levels
Primary-Feeder Loading
Tie Lines
Distribution Feeder Exit: Rectangular-Type Development
Radial-Type Development
Radial Feeders with Uniformly Distributed Load
Radial Feeders with Nonuniformly Distributed Load
Application of the A,B,C,D General Circuit Constants to Radial Feeders
The Design of Radial Primary Distribution Systems
Primary System Costs
Design Considerations of Secondary Systems
Secondary Voltage Levels
The Present Design Practice
Secondary Banking
The Secondary Networks
Spot Networks
Economic Design of Secondaries
Unbalanced Load and Voltages
Secondary System Costs
References Voltage Drop and Power Loss Calculations
Three-Phase Balanced Primary Lines
Nonthree-Phase Primary Lines
Four-Wire Multigrounded Common Neutral Distribution System
Percent Power (or Copper) Loss
A Method to Analyze Distribution Costs
Economic Analysis of Equipment Losses
Application of Capacitors to Distribution Systems
Basic Definitions
Power Capacitors
Effects of Series and Shunt Capacitors
Power Factor Correction
Application of Capacitors
Economic Justification for Capacitors
A Practical Procedure to Determine the Best Capacitor Location
A Mathematical Procedure to Determine the Optimum Capacitor Allocation
Capacitor Tank Rupture Considerations
Dynamic Behavior of Distribution Systems
References Distribution System Voltage Regulation
Basic Definitions
Quality of Service and Voltage Standards
Voltage Control
Feeder Voltage Regulators
Line-Drop Compensation
Distribution Capacitor Automation
Voltage Fluctuations
References Distribution System Protection
Basic Definitions
Overcurrent Protection Devices
Objective of Distribution System Protection
Coordination of Protective Devices
Fuse-to-Fuse Coordination
Recloser-to-Recloser Coordination
Recloser-to-Fuse Coordination
Recloser-to-Substation Transformer High-Side Fuse Coordination
Fuse-to-Circuit-Breaker Coordination
Recloser-to-Circuit-Breaker Coordination
Fault Current Calculations
Fault Current Calculations in Per Units
Secondary System Fault Current Calculations
High-Impedance Faults
Lightning Protection
References Distribution System Reliability
Basic Definitions
National Electric Reliability Council
Appropriate Levels of Distribution Reliability
Basic Reliability Concepts and Mathematics
Series Systems
Parallel Systems
Series and Parallel Combinations
Markov Processes
Development of the State Transition Model to Determine the Steady-State Probabilities
Distribution Reliability Indices
Sustained Interruption Indices
Other Indices (Momentary)
Load-and Energy-Based Indices
Usage of Reliability Indices
Benefits of Reliability Modeling in System Performance
Economics of Reliability Assessment
References Electric Power Quality
Basic Definitions
Definition of Electric Power Quality
Classification of Power Quality
Types of Disturbances
Measurements of Electric Power Quality
Power in Passive Elements
Harmonic Distortion Limits
Effects of Harmonics
Sources of Harmonics
Derating Transformers
Neutral Conductor Overloading
Capacitor Banks and PF Correction
Short-Circuit Capacity or MVA
Bus Voltage Rise and Resonance
Harmonic Amplification
Harmonic Control Solutions
Harmonic Filter Design
Load Modeling In The Presence Of Harmonics
Appendix A: Impedance Tables for Lines, Transformers, and Underground Cables
Appendix B: Graphic Symbols Used in Distribution System Design
Appendix C: Glossary for Distribution System Terminology
Appendix D: The Per-Unit System
Answers to Selected Problems Index

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