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Power Transmission & Distribution, Second Edition

2nd Edition

By Anthony J. Pansini

CRC Press

400 pages

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pub: 2005-06-10
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Description

Our ever-increasing dependence on electricity demands improvements in the quality of its supply. The deregulation of electric (and other) utilities, the events of 9/11, and the blackouts in North America, London, and the Italian peninsula evidence this need. This book looks at our current transmission systems and how loop circuits can substantially improve the reliability of transmission lines, essentially to provide a two-way feed to the consumer and insuring continuity of service if a fault develops on the circuit. It also covers distribution systems and includes information on how small generating units can be connected directly to the distribution system in the same manner as in larger cogenerating units.

Table of Contents

1 - Introduction, Consumer Characteristics

2 - Distribution System Electrical Design

3 - Subtransmission System Electrical Design

4 - Transmission System Electrical Design

5 - Electrical Protection

6 - Direct Current Transmission

7 - Overhead Mechanical Design & Construction

8 - Underground Mechanical Design & Construction

9 - Associated Operations

Appendix A - CIrcuit Analysis

Appendix B - Symmetrical Components

Appendix C - Review of Complex Numbers

Appendix D - Transmission & Distribution Delivery Systems Efficiencies

Appendix E - Street Lighting - Constant Current Circuitry

Appendix F - Economic Studies

Appendix G - The Grid Coordinate System, Tying Maps to Computers

Appendix H - United States & Metric Relationships

Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI024000
SCIENCE / Energy
TEC007000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electrical
TEC008010
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electronics / Circuits / General