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Part of the second edition of The Electric Power Engineering Handbook, Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution offers focused and detailed coverage of all aspects concerning the conventional and nonconventional methods of power generation, transmission and distribution systems, electric power utilization, and power quality. Contributed by worldwide leaders under the guidance of one of the world's most respected and accomplished authorities in power engineering, this carefully crafted reference provides convenient access to both overviews and detailed information on a diverse array of topics.
Updates to nearly every existing chapter keep this book at the forefront of developments in modern power systems, reflecting international standards, practices, and technologies. Additionally, three new chapters examine the environmental impact of transmission lines, real-time control of distributed generation, and distribution system characteristics and protection. New material ensures up-to-date information on highly active areas including advanced energy technologies, distributed utilities, load characterization and modeling, and power quality issues such as power system harmonics, voltage sags, and power quality monitoring.
Remaining relevant in a rapidly evolving field, Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution helps you develop and maintain safe, efficient, and economical power generation and delivery in today's dynamic and high-demand environment.
Other volumes in the set include:
Electric Power Substations Engineering, Second Edition
Electric Power Transformer Engineering, Second Edition
Power System Stability and Control
ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION: NONCONVENTIONAL METHODS Wind Power; Gary L. Johnson Advanced Energy Technologies; Saifur Rahman Photovoltaics; Roger A. Messenger ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION: CONVENTIONAL METHODS Hydroelectric Power Generation; Steven R. Brockschink, James H. Gurney, and Douglas B. Seely Synchronous Machinery; Paul I. Nippes Thermal Generating Plants; Kenneth H. Sebra Distributed Utilities; John R. Kennedy TRANSMISSION SYSTEM Concept of Energy Transmission and Distribution; George G. Karady Transmission Line Structures; Joe C. Pohlman Insulators and Accessories; George G. Karady and R.G. Farmer Transmission Line Construction and Maintenance; Wilford Caulkins and Kristine Buchholz Insulated Power Cables used in Underground Applications; Michael L. Dyer Transmission Line Parameters; Manuel Reta-Hernández Sag and Tension of Conductor; D.A. Douglass and Ridley Thrash Corona and Noise; Giao N. Trinh Geomagnetic Disturbances and Impacts upon Power System Operation; John G. Kappenman Lightning Protection; William A. Chisholm Reactive Power Compensation; Rao S. Thallam Environmental Impact of Transmission Lines; George G. Karady DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS Power System Loads; Raymond R. Shoults and Larry D. Swift Distribution System Modeling and Analysis; William H. Kersting Power System Operation and Control; George L. Clark and Simon W. Bowen Hard to Find Information (on Distribution System Characteristics and Protection); Jim Burke Real-Time Control of Distributed Generation; Murat Dilek and Robert P. Broadwater ELECTRIC POWER UTILIZATION Metering of Electric Power and Energy; John V. Grubbs Basic Electric Power Utilization-Loads, Load Characterization and Load Modeling; Andrew Hanson Electric Power Utilization: Motors; Charles A. Gross POWER QUALITY Introduction; S.M. Halpin Wiring and Grounding for Power Quality; Christopher J. Melhorn Harmonics in Power Systems; S.M. Halpin Voltage Sags; Math H.J. Bollen Voltage Fluctuations and Lamp Flicker in Power Systems; S.M. Halpin Power Quality Monitoring; Patrick Coleman INDEX