Electrical Power Books

  • Induction Generators for Wind Power

    The technicalities of putting wind generated electricity into national grids are addressed in this book. Essential reading for electrical engineers working on grid connection of wind farms and modelling wind power; power companies and transmission systems operators; wind turbine manufacturers; academics intersted in electrical power supply and ...

  • Powering a Sustainable Future

    Powering a Sustainable Future: An agenda for concerted action Electricity is at the heart of the global energy challenge. This report shares facts on the options available now in the power sector to meet sustainability challenges. The agenda recognizes the need for debate on energy resources, markets and policy frameworks, and calls for prompt ...

  • Energy-Efficient Electric Motors, Third Edition, Revised and Expanded

    This detailed reference provides guidelines for the selection and utilization of electric motors for improved reliability, performance, energy-efficiency, and life-cycle cost. Completely revised and expanded, the book reflects the recent state of the field, as well as recent developments in control electronics, the economics of energy-efficient ...

  • Power Distribution Planning Reference Book, Second Edition

    Providing more than twice the content of the original edition, this new edition is the premier source on the selection, development, and provision of safe, high-quality, and cost-effective electric utility distribution systems, and it promises vast improvements in system reliability and layout by spanning every aspect of system planning including ...

  • Power Distribution Planning Reference Book, Second Edition

    Providing more than twice the content of the original edition, this new edition is the premier source on the selection, development, and provision of safe, high-quality, and cost-effective electric utility distribution systems, and it promises vast improvements in system reliability and layout by spanning every aspect of system planning including ...

  • Vehicular Electric Power Systems: Land, Sea, Air, and Space Vehicles

    Vehicular Electric Power Systems: Land, Sea, Air, and Space Vehicles acquaints professionals with trends and challenges in the development of more electric vehicles (MEVs) using detailed examples and comprehensive discussions of advanced MEV power system architectures, characteristics, and dynamics. The authors focus on real-world applications and ...

  • Electric Power Distribution Handbook

    Generation, transmission, distribution. Of the 'big three' components of the electricity infrastructure, distribution typically gets the least attention. Yet, its impact on reliability, quality of service, and society often make distribution the most critical element. Today, deregulation and the emergence of distributed power generation mean it is ...

  • Electric Power Distribution Reliability

    Balancing theory, practical knowledge, and real-world applications, this reference consolidates all pertinent topics related to power distribution reliability into one comprehensive volume. Exploring pressing issues in creating and analyzing reliability models, the author highlights the most effective techniques to achieve maximum performance at ...

  • Transport Fuels Technology: Mobility for the Millennium

    Transport is fundamental for today's lifestyles. Speed and reliability demand powered propulsion, which is why suitable fuels are so vital. This volume contains preliminary reviews of the basic sciences, followed by in-depth discussions of the sources, processing, properties, handling, combustion performance, and emissions of both ...

  • Cyclic Deformation, Fracture, and Nondestructive Evaluation of Advanced Materials, 2nd Volume

    Covers the implementation and use of engineered advanced metallic, ceramic, and polymeric materials and composites, and serves as a companion to volume to STP 1157. 21 peer-reviewed papers cover fatigue crack initiation, crack growth, and fracture toughness of advanced structural materials such as: • Silicon nitride • Special titanium ...

  • Radiation Embrittlement of Nuclear Reactor Pressure Vessel Steels: An International Review

    STP 909 has sixteen peer-reviewed papers divided into four sections that reflect changes in the nuclear power industry occurring since 1981, including escalating capital requirements and a growing worldwide dependence on nuclear power for electricity production. The four sections of this book are: • Overview of National Programs • ...

  • Engineering Dielectrics: Volume I Corona Measurement and Interpretation

    The ASTM series on Engineering Dielectrics is devoted to a comprehensive presentation of topics related to electrical insulating materials that concern their dielectric properties, their use, and evaluation for application for electrical power and communication apparatus structures and devices. The first volume in this series deals with corona or ...

  • Analysis of Reactor Vessel Radiation Effects Surveillance Programs

    Many factors have combined to accelerate the programs of the members of the electric power industry for the erection of power stations using nuclear ...

  • Wind Power Systems

    Renewable energy sources such as wind power have attracted much attention because they are environmentally friendly, do not produce carbon dioxide and other emitants, and can enhance a nation’s energy security. For example, recently more significant amounts of wind power are being integrated into conventional power grids. Therefore, it is ...

  • State Estimation in Electric Power Systems

    State Estimation in Electric Power Systems: A Generalized Approach provides for the first time a comprehensive introduction to the topic of state estimation at an advanced textbook level. The theory as well as practice of weighted least squares (WLS) is covered with significant rigor. Included are an in depth analysis of power flow basics, ...

  • Energy Law and Regulation in the European Union

    This comprehensive looseleaf service offers a complete guide to all aspects of the economic and competitive regulation of energy utilities in the European Union. Keeping you up-to-date on the regulation of coal, gas, electricity, and nuclear power on a country-by-country basis, it focuses on the national laws of the following major European ...

  • Solar Electric Power Generation - Photovoltaic Energy Systems

    Solar electricity is a viable, environmentally sustainable alternative to the world’s energy supplies. In support, Dr. Krauter thoroughly examines the various technical parameters of photovoltaic systems. Study of performance and yield (including optical, thermal, and electrical parameters and interfaces) are analyzed. The net energy balance of ...

  • Fuel Cell Technologies: State And Perspectives

    Fuel Cells have become a potentially highly efficient sustainable source of energy and electricity for an ever-demanding power hungry world. The two main types of fuel cells ripe for commercialisation are the high temperature solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) and the low temperature polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell (PEM). The commercial uses of ...

  • Hydropower Economics

    The focus of HYDROPOWER ECONOMICS is to provide qualitative economic analyses of how to utilize stored water in a hydropower system with fixed generating capacities. The problem is dynamic because water used today to generate electric power may alternatively be used tomorrow. The distinctive feature of this book is to provide a social planning ...

  • Wind Energy Systems for Electric Power Generation

    This book deals with the electronics of Wind-Energy systems and their implementation into the grid. Starting from an overview on energy conversion and general concepts for Wind Energy systems, the concept, design and control of the electrical components are treated: generators, converters and storage devices. Much attention is spent on the ...

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