Electrical Power Systems Quality

ISBN-10: 007138622X
ISBN-13: 9780071386227
Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)
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Description: Poor power quality causes the destruction of millions of computers, phone systems, and other microelectronic devices each year. This is a non-mathematical guide to basic power quality strategies and methods used to protect electronic systems.

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List price: $99.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 11/26/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 528
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

Poor power quality causes the destruction of millions of computers, phone systems, and other microelectronic devices each year. This is a non-mathematical guide to basic power quality strategies and methods used to protect electronic systems.

Introduction
What is Power Quality?
Power Quality -- Voltage Quality
Why Are We Concerned About Power Quality?
The Power Quality Evaluation Procedure
Who Should Use This Book
Overview of the Contents
Terms and Definitions
Need for a Consistent Vocabulary
General Classes of Power Quality Problems
Transients
Long-Duration Voltage Variations
Short-Duration Voltage Variations
Voltage Imbalance
Waveform Distortion
Voltage Fluctuation
Power Frequency Variations
Power Quality Terms
Ambiguous Terms
CBEMA and ITI Curves
References
Voltage Sags and Interruptions
Sources of Sags and Interruptions
Estimating Voltage Sag Performance
Fundamental Principles of Protection
Solutions at the End-User Level
Evaluating the Economics of Different Ride-Through Alternatives
Motor-Starting Sags
Utility System Fault-Clearing Issues
References
Transient Overvoltages
Sources of Transient Overvoltages
Principles of Overvoltage Protection
Devices for Overvoltage Protection
Utility Capacitor-Switching Transients
Utility System Lightning Protection
Managing Ferroresonance
Switching Transient Problems with Loads
Computer Tools for Transients Analysis
References
Fundamentals of Harmonics
Harmonic Distortion
Voltage versus Current Distortion
Harmonics versus Transients
Harmonic Indexes
Harmonic Sources from Commercial Loads
Harmonic Sources from Industrial Loads
Locating Harmonic Sources
System Response Characteristics
Effects of Harmonic Distortion
Interharmonics
References
Bibliography
Applied Harmonics
Harmonic Distortion Evaluations
Principles for Controlling Harmonics
Where to Control Harmonics
Harmonic Studies
Devices for Controlling Harmonic Distortion
Harmonic Filter Design: A Case Study
Case Studies
Standards of Harmonics
References
Bibliography
Long-Duration Voltage Variations
Principles of Regulating the Voltage
Devices for Voltage Regulation
Utility Voltage Regulator Application
Capacitors for Voltage Regulation
End-User Capacitor Application
Regulating Utility Voltage with Distributed Resources
Flicker
References
Bibliography
Power Quality Benchmarking
Introduction
Benchmarking Process
RMS Voltage Variation Indices
Harmonics Indices
Power Quality Contracts
Power Quality Insurance
Power Quality State Estimation
Including Power Quality in Distribution Planning
References
Bibliography
Distributed Generation and Power Quality
Resurgence of DG
DG Technologies
Interface to the Utility System
Power Quality Issues
Operating Conflicts
DG on Distribution Networks
Siting DGDistributed Generation
Interconnection Standards
Summary
References
Bibliography
Wiring and Grounding
Resources
Definitions
Reasons for Grounding
Typical Wiring and Grounding Problems
Solutions to Wiring and Grounding Problems
Bibliography
Power Quality Monitoring
Monitoring Considerations
Historical Perspective of Power Quality Measuring Instruments
Power Quality Measurement Equipment
Assessment of Power Quality Measurement Data
Application of Intelligent Systems
Power Quality Monitoring Standards
References
Index
Index

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