Power Distribution 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 ...

  • Protective Relaying for Power Generation Systems

    Power outages have considerable social and economic impacts, and effective protection schemes are crucial to avoiding them. While most textbooks focus on the transmission and distribution aspects of protective relays, Protective Relaying for Power Generation Systems is the first to focus on protection of motors and generators from a power ...

  • Protective Relaying for Power Generation Systems

    Power outages have considerable social and economic impacts, and effective protection schemes are crucial to avoiding them. While most textbooks focus on the transmission and distribution aspects of protective relays, Protective Relaying for Power Generation Systems is the first to focus on protection of motors and generators from a power ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Computational Methods for Astrophysical Fluid Flow

    This book leads directly to the most modern numerical techniques for compressible fluid flow, with special consideration given to astrophysical applications. Emphasis is put on high-resolution shock-capturing finite-volume schemes based on Riemann solvers. The applications of such schemes, in particular the PPM method, are given and include ...

  • Cogeneration & Small Power Production Manual, 5th Edition

    The fifth edition of this authoritative reference has been expanded to include a new section on utility standby rates and their impact on cogeneration and on-site power production economics. Complete with specific examples from various utilities, this new feature will serve as a valuable aid in the feasibility analysis for new cogeneration and ...

  • European Solar Photovoltaic Market Report (2008)

    At the end of 2007, cumulative European production of solar PV systemswas 4,700 megawatts. Almost all of this generating capacity consists ofgrid-tied electrical systems. Such installations may be ground-mounted(and sometimes integrated with farming and grazing) or buildingintegrated. Financial incentives, such as preferential feed-in tariffsfor ...

  • Renewable Energy Cannot Sustain a Consumer Society

    It is widely assumed that our consumer society can move from using fossil fuels to using renewable energy sources while maintaining the high levels of energy use to which we have become accustomed. This book details the reasons why this almost unquestioned assumption is seriously mistaken.Chapters on wind, photovoltaic and solar thermal sources ...

  • Submarine Power Cables

    The demand for high-performance submarine power cables is increasing as more and more offshore wind parks are installed, and the national electric grids are interconnected. Submarine power cables are installed for the highest voltages and power to transport electric energy under the sea between islands, countries and even continents. The ...

  • Thermal Energy Storage for Sustainable Energy Consumption

    We all share a small planet. Our growing thirst for energy already threatens the future of our earth. Fossil fuels – energy resources of today – are not evenly distributed on the earth. 10% of the world’s population exploits 90% of its resources. Today’s energy systems rely heavily on fossil fuel resources which are diminishing ever faster.The ...

  • Power Quality Enhancement Using Custom Power Devices

    Power Quality Enhancement Using Custom Power Devices considers the structure, control and performance of series compensating DVR, the shunt DSTATCOM and the shunt with series UPQC for power quality improvement in electricity distribution.Also addressed are other power electronic devices for improving power quality in Solid State Transfer Switches ...

  • Power Systems Restructuring

    The restructuring of the power industry has already begun and will be fully implemented in the United States and many other countries by the beginning of the 21st century. Unlike other sectors of the economy, restructuring of the utility industry requires a careful analysis because of the nature of the real-time operations. This book ...

  • Spatial Data on the Web

    Spatial data is essential in a wide range of application domains today. While geographical applications remain the key target area, spatial properties are required in other contexts such as computer-aided design, robotics and image processing. Associated with these is the constantly growing number of distributed processing architectures, based on, ...

  • Solar Thermal & Biomass Energy

    This book concerns renewable energy sources and in particular, it collects the state-of-the-art in thermal solar techniques and biomasses.Conventional energy sources based on oil, coal and natural gas are damaging economic and social progress, the environment and human life. Many people are concerned about these problems and wish to address the ...

  • Wind Power Generation in United States (2008)

    The report – Wind Power Generation in United States – analyses the roleof wind energy in U.S. energy mix. The report begins with a detailedoverview of the U.S. electricity market with statistics for powergeneration, transmission and consumption along with role of key playersin the electricity industry. Report then assesses the technology ...

  • American Energy - The Renewable Path to Energy Security

    America is a nation blessed with bountiful natural resources and boundless entrepreneurial spirit.We have always prospered by facing daunting challenges and transforming them into opportunities for innovation, industry, and growth. From the opening of the transcontinental railway to the development of the microchip and the Internet revolution, ...

  • Meiobenthology

    Meiobenthology is the science of the tiny animals that live in huge numbers in all aquatic sediments. This fully revised and enlarged second edition emphasizes new discoveries and developments in this field. Major progress has been made in three general areas: - Systematics, diversity and distribution, - Ecology, food webs, and energy flow, - ...

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