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2nd Edition

Electric Power Distribution Reliability

Edited By

Richard E. Brown

ISBN 9780849375675
Published September 9, 2008 by CRC Press
504 Pages 180 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Due to its high impact on the cost of electricity and its direct correlation with customer satisfaction, distribution reliability continues to be one of the most important topics in the electric power industry. Continuing in the unique tradition of the bestselling first edition, Electric Power Distribution Reliability, Second Edition consolidates all pertinent topics on electric power distribution into one comprehensive volume balancing theory, practical knowledge, and real world applications.

Updated and expanded with new information on benchmarking, system hardening, underground conversion, and aging infrastructure, this timely reference enables you to—

·         Manage aging infrastructure

·         Harden electric power distribution systems

·         Avoid common benchmarking pitfalls

·         Apply effective risk management

The electric power industry will continue to make distribution system reliability and customer-level reliability a top priority. Presenting a wealth of useful knowledge, Electric Power Distribution Reliability, Second Edition remains the only book that is completely dedicated to this important topic.

Table of Contents

Distribution Systems. Reliability Metrics and Indices. Interruption Causes. Component Modeling. System Modeling. System Analysis. System Optimization. Aging Infrastructure..

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Series Editor(s)


Thomas E. Brown, Lee H. Willis


Praise for the first edition
… This is altogether a highly recommendable volume … anybody lecturing on power-system reliability or on distribution systems should read it.”
— International Journal of Electrical Engineering Education