Power Systems in Emergencies: From Contingency Planning to Crisis Management / Edition 1

Power Systems in Emergencies: From Contingency Planning to Crisis Management / Edition 1

by U. G. Knight
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471490164

ISBN-13: 9780471490166

Pub. Date: 05/28/2001

Publisher: Wiley

As modern society has become increasingly reliant on electricity, dist urbances to the power supply system have become a worldwide industry c oncern. The range and impact of disturbances are addressed in this com prehensive account of the planning, operation and control of power sys tems during emergencies. Offering a clear and concise treatment of the cause,

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Overview

As modern society has become increasingly reliant on electricity, dist urbances to the power supply system have become a worldwide industry c oncern. The range and impact of disturbances are addressed in this com prehensive account of the planning, operation and control of power sys tems during emergencies. Offering a clear and concise treatment of the cause, effect and prevention of power system emergencies, this timely book will appeal to utility managers, power engineers, consultants an d practitioners involved in, and reliant upon, the electricity supply industry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471490166
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/28/2001
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.75(w) x 9.86(h) x 1.07(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Introduction and Contents.

Disturbances in Power Systems and their Effects.

Some General Aspects of Emergency Control.

The Power System and its Operational and Control Infrastructure.

Measures to Minimize the Impact of Disturbances.

The Natural Environment -
Some Disturbances Reviewed.

Restoration.

Training and Simulators for Emergency Control.

Plant Characteristics and Control Facilities for Emergency Control, and Benefits to be Obtained.

Systems and Emergency Control in the Future.

Appendix 1: Some Major Interconnected Systems Around the World: Existing and Possible Developments.

Appendix 2: Glossary of Useful Terms.

Appendix 3: Some Useful Mathematical and Modelling Techniques in Power Systems Studies.

Index.

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