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Practical Electrical Network Automation and Communication Systems

In the past automation of the power network was a very specialized area but recently due to deregulation and privatization the area has become of a great importance because companies require more information and communication to minimize costs, reduce workforce and minimize errors in order to make a profit.

Electrical power engineering professionals (transmission and distribution); communications engineers working in the electricity generation and distribution sector. Electrical and mechanical engineers and technicians wishing to understand the essentials of industrial data communications in the electricity transmission and distribution business.

Paperback, 224 Pages

Published: October 2003

Imprint: Newnes

ISBN: 978-0-7506-5801-0


  • Introduction to Power System Automation; Historical Development of Power System Automation; Overview of Power Networks; Fundamentals of Electrical Protection; Remote Substation Access and Local Intelligence; Data Communications; Communication Protocols; SCADA Systems; Communications in Power System Automation; Power System Automation Architectures; Power System Automation Systems on the Market; Practical Considerations; The Internet.


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