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Electric distribution systems / Abdelhay A. Sallam, Om P. Malik.

By: Sallam, A. A. (Abdelhay A.) [author.].
Contributor(s): Malik, Om P [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: IEEE Press series on power engineering ; 45.Publisher: Piscatawy, NJ : Hoboken, New Jersey : IEEE Press ; Wiley, [2011]Copyright date: ©2011Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 552 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text | still image Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780470943854; 0470943858; 9780470943847; 047094384X; 9781118002216; 1118002210; 128302571X; 9781283025713.Subject(s): Electric power distribution | Electric power distribution | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Electrical | Electric power distributionGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Electric distribution systems.DDC classification: 621.319 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Contents:
Fundamental Concepts. Main Concepts of Electric Distribution Systems. Introduction and Background. Duties of Distribution System Planners. Factors Affecting the Planning Process. Planning Objectives. Solutions for Meeting Demand Forecasts. Structure of Distribution Networks -- Load Demand Forecasting. Introduction. Important Factors for Forecasts. Forecasting Methodology. Spatial Load Forecasting (SLF). End-Use Modeling. Spatial Load Forecast Methods.
Protection and Distribution Switchgear. Earthing OF Electric. Basic Objectives. Earthing Electric Equipment. System Earthing. MV Earthing Systems. Earthing Systems in LV Distribution Networks -- Short-Circuit Studies. Introduction. Short-Circuit Analysis -- Protection of Electric Distribution Systems. Introduction. Types of Relay Construction. Overcurrent Protection. Reclosers, Sectionalizers, and Fuses. Directional Protection. Differential Protection. Motor Differential Protection. Thermal Protection. Overvoltage Protection -- Distribution Switchgear. Need for Switchgear. Switchgear Layout. Dimensioning of Switchgear Installations. Civil Construction Requirements. MV Switchgear Devices. LV Switchgear Devices. Protection Classes. Specifications and Implementation of Earthing. Safety and Security of Installations. Assessment of Switchgear. Steps for Installing Switchgear. Arc Flash Hazards.
POWER QUALITY. ELECTRIC POWER QUALITY. Overview. Power Quality Problems. Cost of Power Quality. Solutions of Power Quality Problems. Solution Cycle for Power Quality Problems -- VOLTAGE VARIATIONS. Voltage Quality. Methods of Voltage Drop Reduction. Voltage Sag Calculations. Estimation of Distribution Losses -- POWER FACTOR IMPROVEMENT. Background. Shunt Compensation. Need for Shunt Compensation. An Example. How to Determine Compensation -- HARMONICS IN ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS. What are Harmonics?. Sources of Harmonics. Disturbances Caused by Harmonics. Principles of Harmonic Distortion Indications and Measurement. Frequency Spectrum and Harmonic Content. Standards and Recommendations -- HARMONICS EFFECT MITIGATION. Introduction. First Class of Solutions. Second Class of Solutions. Third Class of Solutions. Selection Criterion. Case Studies.
MANAGEMENT AND MONITORING. DEMAND-SIDE MANAGEMENT AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY. Overview. DSM. Needs to Apply DSM. Means of DSM Programs. International Experience with DSM. Potential for DSM Application. The DSM Planning Process. Expected Benefits of Managing Demand. Energy Efficiency. Scenarios Used for Energy-Efficiency Application. Economic Benefits of Energy Efficiency. Application of Efficient Technology -- SCADA SYSTEMS AND SMART GRID VISION. Introduction. Definitions. SCADA Components. SCADA Systems Architectures. SCADA Applications. Smart Grid Vision.
DISTRIBUTED GENERATION. DISTRIBUTED GENERATION. Power Systems and Distributed Generation (DG). Performance of Distributed Generators. Case Study.
Summary: "Electricity distribution is the penultimate stage in the delivery of electricity to end users. The only book that deals with the key topics of interest to distribution system engineers, Electric Distribution Systems presents a comprehensive treatment of the subject with an emphasis on both the practical and academic points of view. Reviewing traditional and cutting-edge topics, the text is useful to practicing engineers working with utility companies and industry, undergraduate graduate and students, and faculty members who wish to increase their skills in distribution system automation and monitoring."-- Provided by publisher.Summary: "A comprehensive treatment of electric distribution systems is given in the book. Although a few books that cover specific topics in more depth are available, there is hardly any book that deals with the key topics of interest to distribution system engineers. It introduces these topics from two points of view: 1- The practical point of view by providing practical examples and the problems which can be met. 2- The academic point of view where the analysis and various techniques used for distribution system planning are explained. Therefore, the major outstanding feature of this book is a combination of practical and academic explanation of its contents. Another outstanding feature is a collection of the traditional and recent topics of distribution systems in one book"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 537-548) and index.

Part I. Fundamental Concepts. Chapter 1. Main Concepts of Electric Distribution Systems. 1.1. Introduction and Background. 1.2. Duties of Distribution System Planners. 1.3. Factors Affecting the Planning Process. 1.4. Planning Objectives. 1.5. Solutions for Meeting Demand Forecasts. 1.6. Structure of Distribution Networks -- Chapter 2. Load Demand Forecasting. 2.1. Introduction. 2.2. Important Factors for Forecasts. 2.3. Forecasting Methodology. 2.4. Spatial Load Forecasting (SLF). 2.5. End-Use Modeling. 2.6. Spatial Load Forecast Methods.

Part II. Protection and Distribution Switchgear. Chapter 3. Earthing OF Electric. Distribution Systems. 3.1. Basic Objectives. 3.2. Earthing Electric Equipment. 3.3. System Earthing. 3.4. MV Earthing Systems. 3.5. Earthing Systems in LV Distribution Networks -- Chapter 4. Short-Circuit Studies. 4.1. Introduction. 4.2. Short-Circuit Analysis -- Chapter 5. Protection of Electric Distribution Systems. 5.1. Introduction. 5.2. Types of Relay Construction. 5.3. Overcurrent Protection. 5.4. Reclosers, Sectionalizers, and Fuses. 5.5. Directional Protection. 5.6. Differential Protection. 5.6.1. Motor Differential Protection. 5.7. Thermal Protection. 5.8. Overvoltage Protection -- Chapter 6. Distribution Switchgear. 6.1. Need for Switchgear. 6.2. Switchgear Layout. 6.3. Dimensioning of Switchgear Installations. 6.4. Civil Construction Requirements. 6.5. MV Switchgear Devices. 6.6. LV Switchgear Devices. 6.7. Protection Classes. 6.8. Specifications and Implementation of Earthing. 6.9. Safety and Security of Installations. 6.10. Assessment of Switchgear. 6.11. Steps for Installing Switchgear. 6.12. Arc Flash Hazards.

PART III. POWER QUALITY. CHAPTER 7. ELECTRIC POWER QUALITY. 7.1. Overview. 7.2. Power Quality Problems. 7.3. Cost of Power Quality. 7.4. Solutions of Power Quality Problems. 7.5. Solution Cycle for Power Quality Problems -- CHAPTER 8. VOLTAGE VARIATIONS. 8.1. Voltage Quality. 8.2. Methods of Voltage Drop Reduction. 8.3. Voltage Sag Calculations. 8.4. Estimation of Distribution Losses -- CHAPTER 9. POWER FACTOR IMPROVEMENT. 9.1. Background. 9.2. Shunt Compensation. 9.3. Need for Shunt Compensation. 9.4. An Example. 9.5. How to Determine Compensation -- CHAPTER 10. HARMONICS IN ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS. 10.1. What are Harmonics?. 10.2. Sources of Harmonics. 10.3. Disturbances Caused by Harmonics. 10.4. Principles of Harmonic Distortion Indications and Measurement. 10.5. Frequency Spectrum and Harmonic Content. 10.6. Standards and Recommendations -- CHAPTER 11. HARMONICS EFFECT MITIGATION. 11.1. Introduction. 11.2. First Class of Solutions. 11.3. Second Class of Solutions. 11.4. Third Class of Solutions. 11.5. Selection Criterion. 11.6. Case Studies.

PART IV. MANAGEMENT AND MONITORING. CHAPTER 12. DEMAND-SIDE MANAGEMENT AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY. 12.1. Overview. 12.2. DSM. 12.3. Needs to Apply DSM. 12.4. Means of DSM Programs. 12.5. International Experience with DSM. 12.6. Potential for DSM Application. 12.7. The DSM Planning Process. 12.8. Expected Benefits of Managing Demand. 12.9. Energy Efficiency. 12.10. Scenarios Used for Energy-Efficiency Application. 12.11. Economic Benefits of Energy Efficiency. 12.12. Application of Efficient Technology -- CHAPTER 13. SCADA SYSTEMS AND SMART GRID VISION. 13.1. Introduction. 13.2. Definitions. 13.3. SCADA Components. 13.4. SCADA Systems Architectures. 13.5. SCADA Applications. 13.6. Smart Grid Vision.

PART V. DISTRIBUTED GENERATION. CHAPTER 14. DISTRIBUTED GENERATION. 14.1. Power Systems and Distributed Generation (DG). 14.2. Performance of Distributed Generators. 14.3. Case Study.

"Electricity distribution is the penultimate stage in the delivery of electricity to end users. The only book that deals with the key topics of interest to distribution system engineers, Electric Distribution Systems presents a comprehensive treatment of the subject with an emphasis on both the practical and academic points of view. Reviewing traditional and cutting-edge topics, the text is useful to practicing engineers working with utility companies and industry, undergraduate graduate and students, and faculty members who wish to increase their skills in distribution system automation and monitoring."-- Provided by publisher.

"A comprehensive treatment of electric distribution systems is given in the book. Although a few books that cover specific topics in more depth are available, there is hardly any book that deals with the key topics of interest to distribution system engineers. It introduces these topics from two points of view: 1- The practical point of view by providing practical examples and the problems which can be met. 2- The academic point of view where the analysis and various techniques used for distribution system planning are explained. Therefore, the major outstanding feature of this book is a combination of practical and academic explanation of its contents. Another outstanding feature is a collection of the traditional and recent topics of distribution systems in one book"-- Provided by publisher.

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