Electric Energy An Introduction, Third Edition

ISBN-10: 1466503033
ISBN-13: 9781466503038
Edition: 3rd 2012 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $77.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication date: 10/19/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 606
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.388
Language: English

Along with the standard topics of power electronics and electromechanical conversion, this popular text covers energy resources, power plants, environmental impacts of power generation, power system operation, renewable energy, and electrical safety. Focusing on issues encountered daily in practice, the author includes examples based on real systems and data. Now in color, this third edition offers new and expanded coverage on the failure modes of nuclear power plants, interface and integration issues, stray voltage and impulse shocks, the circuits in wind and solar systems, and smart grid technology.

History of Power Systems
Thomas A. Edison (1847-1931)
Nikola Tesla (1856-1943)
Battle of AC versus DC
Today's Power Systems
Basic Components of Power Systems
Power Plants
Transformers
Transmission Lines
Distribution Lines
Conductors
Substations
Control Centers
Worldwide Standards for Household Voltage and Frequency
Energy Resources
Fossil Fuel
Nuclear Fuel
Power Plants
Hydroelectric Power Plants
Fossil Fuel Power Plants
Nuclear Power Plants
Environmental Impact of Power Plants
Environmental Concerns Related to Fossil Fuel Power Plants
Environmental Concerns Related to Hydroelectric Power Plants
Environmental Concerns Related to Nuclear Power Plants
Renewable Energy
Solar Energy
Wind Energy
Hydrokinetic Systems
Geothermal Energy
Biomass Energy
Fuel Cell
Intermittency of Renewable Systems
Energy Storage Systems
Alternating Current Circuits
Alternating Current Waveform
Root Mean Square
Phase Shift
Concept of Phasors
Complex Number Analysis
Complex Impedance
Electric Power
Electric Energy
Three-Phase Systems
Generation of Three-Phase Voltages
Connections of Three-Phase Circuits
Power Calculations of Balanced Three-Phase Circuits
Electric Safety
Electric Shock
Ground Resistance
Touch and Step Potentials
Electric Safety at Home
Low Frequency Magnetic Field and Its Health Effects
Power Electronics
Power Electronic Devices
Solid-State Switching Circuits
Transformers
Theory of Operation
Multi-Winding Transformer
Autotransformer
Three-Phase Transformer
Actual Transformer
Electric Machines
Rotating Magnetic Field
Rotating Induction Motor
Linear Induction Motor
Induction Generator
Synchronous Generator
Synchronous Motor
Direct Current Motor
Stepper Motor
Single-Phase Motors
Power Quality
Voltage Problems
Harmonic Problems
Power Grid and Blackouts
Topology of Power Systems
Analysis of Power Networks
Electric Energy Demand
Trading Electric Energy
World Wide Web of Power
Anatomy of Blackouts
Blackout Scenarios
Future Power Systems
Smart Grid
Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles
Alternative Resources
Less Polluting Power Plants
Distributed Generation
Power Electronics
Enhanced Reliability
Intelligent Operation, Maintenance, and Training
Space Power Plants
Units and Symbols
Conversions
Key Parameters
Inductors
Key Integrals

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