skip to content
Control and automation of electrical power distribution systems Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Control and automation of electrical power distribution systems

Author: James Northcote-Green; Robert Wilson
Publisher: Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, ©2007.
Series: Power engineering, 28.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Explores the theoretical and practical details of applying control and automation to distribution substations and feeders. This work covers communication and protocols. It develops the concept of  Read more...

Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...


Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item


Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Northcote-Green; Robert Wilson
ISBN: 9780824726317 0824726316
OCLC Number: 63125871
Description: 464 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: POWER DELIVERY SYSTEM CONTROL AND AUTOMATION Introduction Why Distribution Automation Power Delivery Systems Control Hierarchy What Is Distribution Automation Distribution Automation System Basic Architectures and Implementation Strategies for DA Definitions of Automated Device Preparedness Summary CENTRAL CONTROL AND MANAGEMENT Introduction Power System Operation Operations Environment of Distribution Networks Evolution of Distribution Management Systems Basic Distribution Management System Functions Basic of a Real-Time Control System (SCADA) Outage Management Decision Support Tools Subsystems Extended Control-Feeder Automation Performance Measures and Response Times Data Base Structures and Interfaces Conclusions Appendix 2A: Sample Comprehensive CIM Structure DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS, MV NETWORKS Introduction Design of Networks LV Distribution Networks Switchgear for Distribution Substations and LV Networks Extended Control of Distribution Substations and LV Networks Summary HARDWARE FOR DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS Introduction to Switchgear Primary Switchgear Ground Mounted Network Substations Larger Distribution/Compact Substations Pole Mounted Enclosed Switches Pole Mounted Reclosers Pole Mounted Switch Disconnectors and Disconnectors Operating Mechanisms and Actuators Current and Voltage Measuring Devices Instrument Transformers in Extended Control Current and Voltage Sensors PROTECTION AND CONTROL Introduction Protection Using Relays Sensitive Earth Fault and Instantaneous Protection Schemes Protection Using Fuses Earth Fault and Overcurrent Protection for Solid/ Resistance Earthed Networks Earth Faults on Compensated Networks Earth Faults on Unearthed Networks An Earth Fault Relay for Compensated and Unearthed Networks Fault Passage Indication Connection of the FPI to the Distribution System Conductor Distribution System Earthing and Fault Passage Indication AutoReclosing and Fault Passage Indicators The Choice of Indication between Phase Fault and Earth Fault Resetting the Fault Passage Indicator Grading of Fault Passage Indicators Selecting a Fault Passage Indicator Intelligent Electronic Device (IED) Power Supplies for Extended Control Automation Ready Switchgear - FA Building Blocks Examples of Building Blocks Typical Inputs and Outputs for Building Blocks Control Building Blocks and Retrofit Control Logic PERFORMANCE OF DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM Faults on Distribution Networks Performance and Basic Reliability Calculations Calculating the Effects of Extended Control Improving the Reliability of Underground Networks Improving the Reliability of Overhead Networks Improving Performance with Automation Improvements by Combining Design Methods on Underground Circuits COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS FOR CONTROL AND AUTOMATION Introduction Communications and Distribution Automation DA Communication Physical Link Options Wireless Communication Wire Communications Distribution Automation Communications Protocols Distribution Automation Communications Architecture DA Communications User Interface Some Considerations for DA Communications Selection Requirements for Dimensioning the Communications Channel Glossary of Communication Terms Used CREATING THE BUSINESS CASE Introduction Potential Benefits Perceived by the Industry for Substation Automation Potential Benefits Perceived by the Industry for Feeder Automation Generic Benefits Benefits Opportunity Matrix Benefits Flow Chart Dependencies, Shared and Unshared Benefits Capital Deferral, Release, or Displacement Savings in Manpower Savings Related to Energy Other Operating Benefits Summary of DA Functions and Benefits Economic Value-Cost Presentation of Results and Conclusion CASE STUDIES Introduction Case Study 1, Long Rural Feeder Case Study 2, Large Urban Network Glossary Index
Series Title: Power engineering, 28.
Responsibility: James Northcote-Green and Robert Wilson.
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item


User-contributed reviews


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.