Electric Power System Basics For the Nonelectrical Professionals by Steven W. Blume

Electric Power System Basics For the Nonelectrical Professionals by Steven W. Blume

Electric Power System Basics For the Nonelectrical Professionals by Steven W. Blume

Contents of Electric Power System Basics Book

  • Chapter 1. System Overview, Terminology, and Basic Concepts
  • Chapter Objectives
  • History of Electric Power
  • System Overview
  • Terminology and Basic Concepts
  • Chapter 2. Generation
  • Chapter Objectives
  • ac Voltage Generation
  • The Three-Phase ac Generator
  • Real-Time Generation
  • Generator Connections
  • Wye and Delta Stator Connections
  • Power Plants and Prime Movers
  • Chapter 3. Transmission Lines
  • Chapter Objectives
  • Transmission Lines
  • Conductors
  • Transmission Line Design Parameters (Optional Supplementary Reading)
  • Underground Transmission (Optional Supplementary Reading)
  • dc Transmission Systems (Optional Supplementary Reading)
  • Chapter 4. Substations
  • Chapter Objectives
  • Substation Equipment
  • Transformers
  • Regulators
  • Circuit Breakers
  • Reclosers
  • Disconnect Switches
  • Lightning Arresters
  • Electrical Bus
  • Capacitor Banks
  • Reactors
  • Static VAR Compensators
  • Control Buildings
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Chapter 5. Distribution
  • Chapter Objectives
  • Distribution Systems
  • Transformer Connections (Optional Supplementary Reading)
  • Fuses and Cutouts
  • Riser or Dip Pole
  • Underground Service
  • Chapter 6. Consumption
  • Chapter Objectives
  • Electrical Energy Consumption
  • Power System Efficiency
  • Power Factor
  • Supply and Demand
  • Demand-Side Management
  • Metering
  • Performance-Based Rates
  • Service-Entrance Equipment
  • Chapter 7. System Protection
  • Chapter Objectives
  • Two Types of Protection
  • System-Protection Equipment and Concepts
  • Distribution Protection
  • Transmission Protection
  • Substation Protection
  • Generator Protection
  • Generator Synchronization
  • Overall Transmission Protection
  • Chapter 8. Interconnected Power Systems
  • Chapter Objectives
  • Interconnected Power Systems
  • The North American Power Grids
  • Regulatory Environment
  • Interchange Scheduling
  • Interconnected System Operations
  • System Demand and Generator Loading
  • Reliable Grid Operations
  • Chapter 9. System Control Centers and Telecommunications
  • Chapter Objectives
  • Electric System Control Centers
  • Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)
  • Energy Management Systems
  • Telecommunications
  • Chapter 10. Personal Protection (Safety)
  • Chapter Objectives
  • Electrical Safety
  • Personal Protection

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