Distribution System Analysis and Automation, Hardback Book

Distribution System Analysis and Automation Hardback

Part of the Energy Engineering series


Distribution systems analysis employs a set of techniques that allow engineers to simulate, analyse, and optimise power distribution systems.

Combined with automation, these techniques underpin the emerging concept of the 'smart grid', a digitally-enabled electrical supply grid that can monitor and respond to the behaviour of all its components in real time. Distribution System Analysis and Automation provides a comprehensive guide to these techniques, with coverage including smart grid for distribution systems; introduction to distribution automation; network and radial load flow analysis; determination of the optimal topology for power electric systems; voltage VAR control and capacitor application; power quality and harmonics in distribution systems; harmonic filter design; distributionsystem restoration; short circuit analysis; arc flash concepts; numerical relaying and feeder protection; communication and control centres; and distributed energy resources.

The book combines theoretical concepts with real-world applications, and includes MATLAB exercises.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 328 pages
  • Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Power generation & distribution
  • ISBN: 9781849196598

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