Electric Power Systems / Edition 4

Electric Power Systems / Edition 4

by B. M. Weedy, B. J. Cory
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471976776

ISBN-13: 9780471976776

Pub. Date: 07/07/1998

Publisher: Wiley

Now comprehensively updated, this classic text provides an essential foundation in power systems engineering. The emphasis on practical analysis and modelling, so successful in previous editions, is retained while extensive theory and complex mathematics are avoided. The fourth edition considers new possibilities for energy storage, reviews the effect of…  See more details below

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Now comprehensively updated, this classic text provides an essential foundation in power systems engineering. The emphasis on practical analysis and modelling, so successful in previous editions, is retained while extensive theory and complex mathematics are avoided. The fourth edition considers new possibilities for energy storage, reviews the effect of electromagnetic fields on human health and explores the impact of privatization on planning, operation and distribution issues. Features of the fourth edition:

* Extended coverage of power system components including 2-axis concepts, Flexible a.c. Transmission (FACT) devices and modern switchgear

* A new chapter on power system economics and management providing guidance on pricing and markets in the light of recent infrastructure changes

* Examination of substations detailing digital protection methods, reliability, security and emergency control

* Discussion of system stability and the prevention of voltage collapse

* New problems and end of chapter worked examples designed to assist the learning process

* Introduction to optimization and optimal power flow calculations

* New sections on monitoring and control with SCADA, state estimation and Energy Management Systems (EMS) plus an update on h.v.d.c. transmission

Offering enhanced, clear and concise explanations of practical engineering applications, this updated edition will ensure that Electric Power Systems continues to be an invaluable reference for senior undergraduates in electrical engineering.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471976776
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/07/1998
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
564
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 1.31(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to First Edition
Preface to Third Edition
Preface to Third, Revised Edition
Preface to Fourth Edition
Symbols
1Introduction1
2Basic Concepts61
3Components of a Power System95
4Control of Power and Frequency163
5Control of Voltage and Reactive Power193
6Load Flows229
7Fault Analysis273
8System Stability319
9Direct-Current Transmission353
10Overvoltages and Insulation Requirements381
11Substations and Protection439
12Basic Power-System Economics and Management493
App. ISynchronous Machine Reactances521
App. IITypical Transformer Impedances525
App. IIITypical Overhead Line Parameters529
Bibliography and Further Reading533
Index539

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