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Short description 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.
From the contents Preface.
Part I. Fundamental Concepts.
Chapter 1. Main Concepts of Electric Distribution Systems.
Chapter 2. Load Demand Forecasting.
Part II. Protection and Distribution Switchgears.
Chapter 3. Earthing of Electric Distribution Systems.
Chapter 4. Short Circuit Studies.
Chapter 5. Protection of Electric Distribution Systems.
Chapter 6. Distribution Switchgears.
Part III. Power Quality.
Chapter 7. Electric Power Quality.
Chapter 8. Voltage Variations.
Chapter 9. Power Factor Improvement.
Chapter 10. Harmonics in Electric Distribution Systems.
Chapter 11. Harmonics Effect Elimination.
Part IV. Management and Monitoring.
Chapter 12. Demand Side Management and Energy Efficiency.