A Course in Electrical Power

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AuthorJ.B. Gupta
PublisherS.K. Kataria & Sons
Publish Year1968
Book TypePrint
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Volume I: Power Systems
Part-I: Generation and Economic Considerations
• Introductory • Hydroelectric Power Plants • Steam Power Plants • Nuclear Power Plants • Diesel Electric Power Plants • Gas Turbine Power Plants • Non-Conventional Methods of Power Generation • Selection of Power Plant • Economic Operation of Power Plants • Combined Operation of Power Plants • Environmental Aspects of Electric Energy Generation • Cogeneration and Energy Consideration • Interconnected Systems • Power Plants Economics • Tariffs and Power Factor Improvement • Objective Type Questions.
Part-II: Transmission and Distribution of Electrical Power
• Supply Systems • Mechanical Design of Overhead Lines • Overhead Line Insulators • Corona • Transmission Line Constants • Performance of Short and Medium Transmission Lines • Performance of Long Transmission Lines • Underground Cables • DC Distribution • AC Distribution • Insulation Resistance of a System • Interference of Power Lines with Neighbouring Communication Lines • Extra High Voltage (EHV) AC Transmission • High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Transmission • Construction, Testing and Commissioning of Overhead Lines • Objective Type Questions.
Part-III: Switchgear and Protection
• Introductory • Representation of Power System Components • Symmetrical Components • Symmetrical Fault Analysis • Unsymmetrical Fault Analysis • Fuses • Circuit Breaking • Circuit Breakers • Protective Relays • Static Relays • Protection of AC Generators and Motors • Transformer Protection • Bus-Bar Protection • Protection of Feeders and Transmission Lines • Protection against Overvoltages due to Lightning • Travelling Waves • Insulation Co -ordination • Power System Earthing • Voltage Control • Substations • Power System Stability • Power Flow Studies • Objective Type Questions.
Volume II: Utilization of Electric Power and Electric Traction
Section A: Electric Drives and Industrial Applications
• Electric Drives • Control Drives for Industrial Motors • Thyristor Control of Electric Motors • Motors for Particular Services.
Section B: Electric Power Utilization
• Electric Heating • Electric Welding • Illumination Engieering • Electrolytic Processes • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning.
Section C: Electric Traction
• Traction Systems • Train Movement and Energy Consumption • Electric Traction Motors • Control of Traction Motors • Braking; Mechanical Considerations and Control Equipment • Power Supply for Electric Traction
• Objective Type Questions • Index.

  • Author : J.B. Gupta
  • Publisher : S.K. Kataria & Sons
  • Publishing Year : 1968

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