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CHAPTER OBJECTIVES
HISTORY OF ELECTRIC POWER
SYSTEM OVERVIEW
TERMINOLOGY AND BASIC CONCEPTS
TERMINOLOGY AND BASIC CONCEPTS 3
THE THREE-PHASE acGENERATOR
REAL-TIME GENERATION
GENERATOR CONNECTIONS
GENERATOR CONNECTIONS 21
WYE AND DELTA STATOR CONNECTIONS
POWER PLANTS AND PRIME MOVERS
TRANSMISSION LINES
CONDUCTORS
UNDERGROUND TRANSMISSION (OPTIONAL SUPPLEMENTARY READING)
UNDERGROUND TRANSMISSION (OPTIONAL SUPPLEMENTARY READING) 57
SUBSTATION EQUIPMENT
TRANSFORMERS
REGULATORS
REGULATORS 73
CIRCUIT BREAKERS
CIRCUIT BREAKERS 79
RECLOSERS
DISCONNECT SWITCHES
DISCONNECT SWITCHES 87
LIGHTNING ARRESTERS
ELECTRICAL BUS
CAPACITOR BANKS
REACTORS
STATIC VAR COMPENSATORS
STATIC VAR COMPENSATORS 97
CONTROL BUILDINGS
PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE
PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE 99
DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS
TRANSFORMER CONNECTIONS (OPTIONAL SUPPLEMENTARY READING)
TRANSFORMER CONNECTIONS (OPTIONAL SUPPLEMENTARY READING) 113
FUSES AND CUTOUTS 121
RISER OR DIP POLE
UNDERGROUND SERVICE
UNDERGROUND SERVICE 123
ELECTRICAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION
POWER SYSTEM EFFICIENCY
power factor
POWER FACTOR
SUPPLY AND DEMAND
DEMAND-SIDE MANAGEMENT
METERING
PERFORMANCE-BASED RATES
SERVICE-ENTRANCE EQUIPMENT
TWO TYPES OF PROTECTION
SYSTEM-PROTECTION EQUIPMENT AND CONCEPTS
DISTRIBUTION PROTECTION
DISTRIBUTION PROTECTION 167
TRANSMISSION PROTECTION
SUBSTATION PROTECTION
GENERATOR PROTECTION
GENERATOR SYNCHRONIZATION
OVERALL TRANSMISSION PROTECTION
INTERCONNECTED POWER SYSTEMS
THE NORTH AMERICAN POWER GRIDS
180 INTERCONNECTED POWER SYSTEMS
REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT
REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT 181
INTERCHANGE SCHEDULING
INTERCONNECTED SYSTEM OPERATIONS
SYSTEM DEMAND AND GENERATOR LOADING
RELIABLE GRID OPERATIONS
RELIABLE GRID OPERATIONS 195
ELECTRIC SYSTEM CONTROL CENTERS
SUPERVISORY CONTROL AND DATA ACQUISITION (SCADA)
SUPERVISORY CONTROL AND DATA ACQUISITION (SCADA) 205
ENERGY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
PERSONAL PROTECTION
APPENDIX
APPENDIX A. THE DERIVATION OF ROOT MEAN SQUARED
APPENDIX B. GRAPHICAL POWER FACTOR ANALYSIS
INDEX
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Electric Power System Basics for the Nonelectrical Professional

Electric Power System Basics for the Nonelectrical Professional

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This book explains the essentials of interconnected electric power systems in very basic, practical terms, giving a comprehensible overview of the terminology, electrical concepts, design considerations, construction practices, operational aspects, and industry standards for nontechnical professionals having an interest in the power industry. From generation to household wiring, this book explains it all in easy-to-understand terms.

Electrical Power System Basics exposes readers to all of the important aspects of an interconnected power system without assuming a great deal of existing knowledge or experience. Some very basic formulas are presented throughout the book and several examples, photographs, drawings, and illustrations are provided to help the reader gain a fundamental understanding of the subject.

This book explains the essentials of interconnected electric power systems in very basic, practical terms, giving a comprehensible overview of the terminology, electrical concepts, design considerations, construction practices, operational aspects, and industry standards for nontechnical professionals having an interest in the power industry. From generation to household wiring, this book explains it all in easy-to-understand terms.

Electrical Power System Basics exposes readers to all of the important aspects of an interconnected power system without assuming a great deal of existing knowledge or experience. Some very basic formulas are presented throughout the book and several examples, photographs, drawings, and illustrations are provided to help the reader gain a fundamental understanding of the subject.

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