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Electrical distribution systems

Author: Dale R Patrick; Stephen W Fardo
Publisher: Lilburn, GA : Fairmont Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Comprehensive in scope, this book was written to fill the need for a practical applications-oriented text on electrical distribution systems. Real world applications and operations are stressed throughout the book and used to illustrate each key component of the electrical power system, as well as overall system interrelationships."--Jacket.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Patrick, Dale R.
Electrical distribution systems.
Lilburn, GA : Fairmont Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)809553766
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dale R Patrick; Stephen W Fardo
ISBN: 0881732524 9780881732528 0130115657 9780130115652
OCLC Number: 39464874
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 481 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Power System Fundamentals --
Brief History of Electrical Power Systems --
The Systems Concept --
Basic System Functions --
A Simple Electrical System Example --
The Electrical Power System --
Energy, Work and Power --
Electrical Safety --
Basics of Electrical Circuits --
Review of Direct Current (DC) Electrical Circuits --
Review of Alternating Current (AC) Circuits --
Vectors --
Impedance in AC Circuits --
Power Relationships in Electrical Circuits --
Power in DC Electrical Circuits --
Power in AC Electrical Circuits --
Power Relationships in Three Phase AC Circuits --
Load Characteristics --
Power Factor Correction --
Capacitors for Power Factor Correction --
Balanced Three Phase Loads --
Unbalanced Three Phase Loads --
Electrical Power Production Systems --
Supply and Demand --
Plant Load and Capacity Factor --
Fossil Fuel Systems --
Hydroelectric Systems --
Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Systems --
Nuclear Fission Systems --
Location of Power Plants --
Electrical Load Requirements --
Electrical Load Demand Control --
Alternative Power Systems --
Single Phase AC Power Systems --
Single Phase AC Generators --
Three Phase AC Generators --
Frequency of AC Power Systems --
Voltage Regulation --
Efficiency --
Direct Current (DC) Power Systems --
Power Distribution System Fundamentals --
Power System Basics --
Overview of Electrical Power Distribution --
Power Transmission and Distribution --
Underground Distribution --
High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Distribution --
Cryogenic Cable --
Parallel Operation of Power Systems.
Responsibility: Dale R. Patrick, Stephen W. Fardo.

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