Power Engineering Products

  • Power System Load Frequency Control

    Classical and Adaptive Fuzzy Approaches

    By Hassan A. Yousef

    This title presents a balanced blend between classical and intelligent load frequency control techniques, which is detrminant for continous supply of power loads. The classical control techniques introduced in this book include PID, pole placement, observer-based state feedback, static and dynamic…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    CRC Press

  • Solar Farms

    The Earthcan Expert Guide to Design and Construction of Utility-scale Photovoltaic Systems

    By Susan Neill, Geoff Stapleton, Christopher Martell

    The market and policy impetus to install increasingly large-scale solar systems, or solar farms (sometimes known as solar parks or ranches), has seen products and applications develop ahead of the collective industry knowledge and experience. Recently however the market has matured and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 
    Earthscan Expert

  • Photovoltaic Systems Engineering, Fourth Edition

    By Roger Messenger, Amir Abtahi

    The primary purpose of PV Systems Engineering is to provide a comprehensive set of PV knowledge and understanding tools for the design, installation, commissioning, inspection, and operation of PV systems. During recent years in the United States, more PV capacity was installed than any other…

    Hardback – 2017-02-24 
    CRC Press

  • Smart Electricity Distribution Networks

    Edited by Chengshan Wang, Jianzhong Wu, Janaka Ekanayake, Nick Jenkins

    Smart distribution networks are one of the key research topics of countries looking to modernise electric power networks. Smart Electricity Distributions Networks aims to provide a basic discussion of the smart distribution concept and new technologies related to it, including distributed energy…

    Hardback – 2017-02-22 
    CRC Press

  • Renewable Energy Devices and Systems with Simulations in MATLAB® and ANSYS

    Edited by Frede Blaabjerg, Dan M. Ionel

    Due to the increasing world population, energy consumption is steadily climbing, and there is a demand to provide solutions for sustainable and renewable energy production, such as wind turbines and photovoltaics. Power electronics are being used to interface renewable sources in order to maximize…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21 
    CRC Press

  • Transmission, Distribution, and Renewable Energy Generation Power Equipment

    Aging and Life Extension Techniques, Second Edition

    By Bella H. Chudnovsky

    This new edition explores methods for detecting signs of equipment aging, as well as techniques for protection of electrical apparatus against potential damage. Electrical and mechanical engineers, in addition to maintenance personnel, will greatly benefit from this material. Among all areas…

    Paperback – 2017-02-15 
    CRC Press

  • Advances in Energy and Environment Research

    Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Energy and Environment Research (ICAEER2016), Guangzhou City, China, August 12-14, 2016

    Edited by Bachir Achour, Qiyan Wu

    This book holds the proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Advance in Energy and Environment Research (ICAEER 2016), which was held on August 12-14, 2016 in Guangzhou, China. ICAEER 2016 brought together innovative academics and industrial experts in the field of energy and environment…

    Hardback – 2017-01-07 
    CRC Press

  • Building-Integrated Solar Energy Systems

    By Robert E. Parkin

    This book presents techniques for building and optimizing structures with integrated solar energy systems. It describes active solar systems such as photovoltaics and parabolic concentrators as well as passive solar systems and covers optimal materials to use, daylighting, shading, solar blinds,…

    Hardback – 2017-01-02 
    CRC Press

  • Design of Electrical Transmission Lines

    Structures and Foundations

    By Sriram Kalaga, Prasad Yenumula

    This book covers structural and foundation systems used in high-voltage transmission lines, conductors, insulators, hardware and component assembly. In most developing countries, the term “transmission structures” usually means lattice steel towers. The term actually includes a vast range of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-10 
    CRC Press

  • Island Power Systems

    By Lukas Sigrist, Enrique Lobato, Francisco M. Echavarren, Ignacio Egido, Luis Rouco

    A major concern of island power systems is frequency stability. A power system is said to be frequency stable if its generators are able to supply their loads at a frequency within acceptable limits after a disturbance. Frequency instability occurs if load-generation imbalances are not corrected in…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29
    CRC Press

  • Renewable Energy Systems

    Simulation with Simulink® and SimPowerSystems™

    By Viktor Perelmuter

    The development of renewable sources for electrical energy has become a mainstream focus in the field of electrical engineering. This book can be used by both engineers and researchers working to develop new electrical systems and investigate existing ones. Additionally, it can serve as a guide for…

    Hardback – 2016-11-23
    CRC Press

  • Power System Transients

    Theory and Applications, Second Edition

    By Akihiro Ametani, Naoto Nagaoka, Yoshihiro Baba, Teruo Ohno, Koichi Yamabuki

    This new edition covers a wide area from transients in power systems—including the basic theory, analytical calculations, EMTP simulations, computations by numerical electromagnetic analysis methods, and field test results—to electromagnetic disturbances in the field on EMC and control engineering.…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17
    CRC Press

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