Distribution System Analysis and Automation Hardback
by Juan M. Gers
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: 01/11/2013
- Category: Power generation & distribution
- ISBN: 9781849196598
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