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Electrical Power Systems Quality 3/E / Edition 3

Electrical Power Systems Quality 3/E / Edition 3

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Electrical Power Systems Quality, Third Edition, is a complete, accessible, and up-to-date guide to identifying and preventing the causes of power quality problems. The information is presented without heavy-duty equations, making it practical and easily readable for utility engineers, industrial engineers, technicians, and equipment designers. This in-depth resource addresses the essentials of power quality and tested methods to improve compatibility among the power system, customer equipment, and processes.

Coverage includes:

  • Standard terms and definitions for power quality phenomena
  • Protecting against voltage sags and interruptions
  • Harmonic phenomena and dealing with harmonic distortion
  • Transient overvoltages
  • Long-duration voltage variations
  • Benchmarking power quality
  • International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) standards
  • Maintaining power quality in distributed generation systems
  • Common wiring and grounding problems, along with solutions
  • Site surveys and power quality monitoring

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071761550
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 01/10/2012
Pages: 580
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Surya Santoso, Ph.D., is a senior power systems engineer at Electrodek Concepts, Inc. His primary interests involve modeling of transients and harmonic phenomena and development of intelligent systems algorithms for power quality data analysis. Santoso is a senior member of the IEEE

Mark F. McGranaghan is vice president of sales and marketing for Electrodek Concepts, Inc. He has BSEE and MSEE degrees from the University of Toledo and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh. McGrahaghan was vice chairman of the IEEE SCC 22 Power Quality Standards Coordinating Committee and a technical advisor for the IEC SC77A (International Power Quality Standards).

Roger C. Dugan is a senior consultant with Electrodek Concepts, Inc. He has a BSEE degree from Ohio University and an ME degree in electric power engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Dugan has nearly 40 years’ experience in electric power quality and distribution system analysis. He was elected a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for his work in harmonics and transients.

H. Wayne Beaty is the former managing editor of Electric Light and Power and editor of McGraw-Hill's Standard Handbook of Electrical Engineering, Thirteenth Edition.

Table of Contents

Ch. 1. Introduction

Ch. 2. Terms and Definitions

Ch. 3. Voltage Sags and Interruptions

Ch. 4. Transient Overvoltages

Ch. 5. Fundamentals of Harmonics

Ch. 6. Applied Harmonics

Ch. 7. Long-Duration Voltage Variations

Ch. 8. Power Quality Benchmarking

Ch. 9. Distributed Generation and Power Quality

Ch. 10. Wiring and Grounding

Ch. 11. Power Quality Monitoring


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