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Power Quality in Power Systems and Electrical Machines

Power Quality in Power Systems and Electrical Machines, Second Edition helps readers understand the causes and effects of power quality problems and provides techniques to mitigate these problems.

Power quality is a measure of deviations in supply systems and their components, and affects all connected electrical and electronic equipment, including computers, TV monitors, and lighting. In this book analytical and measuring techniques are applied to power quality problems as they occur in central power stations and distributed generation such as alternative power systems.

Power Engineering practitioners, researchers, designers, and engineers involved with power electronics

Hardbound, 664 Pages

Published: February 2008

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-369536-9


  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Power Quality; Chapter 2: Harmonic Models of Transformers; Chapter 3: Modeling and Analysis of Induction Machines; Chapter 4: Modeling and Analysis of Synchronous Machines; Chapter 5: Interaction of Harmonics with Capacitors; Chapter 6: Lifetime Reduction of Transformers and Induction Machines; Chapter 7: Power System Modeling under Nonsinusoidal Operating Conditions; Chapter 8: Impact of Poor Power Quality on Reliability, Relaying, and Security; Chapter 9: The Roles of Filters in Power Systems; Chapter 10: Optimal Placement and Sizing of Shunt Capacitor Banks in Presence of Harmonics; Chapter 11: Unified Power Quality Conditioner (UPQC)


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