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Electrical Power Systems - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780081011249, 9780081012451

Electrical Power Systems

1st Edition

Author: P.S.R. Murty
Paperback ISBN: 9780081011249
eBook ISBN: 9780081012451
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 12th June 2017
Page Count: 840
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Electrical Power Systems provides comprehensive, foundational content for a wide range of topics in power system operation and control. With the growing importance of grid integration of renewables and the interest in smart grid technologies it is more important than ever to understand the fundamentals that underpin electrical power systems. The book includes a large number of worked examples, and questions with answers, and emphasizes design aspects of some key electrical components like cables and breakers. The book is designed to be used as reference, review, or self-study for practitioners and consultants, or for students from related engineering disciplines that need to learn more about electrical power systems.

Key Features

  • Provides comprehensive coverage of all areas of the electrical power system, useful as a one-stop resource
  • Includes a large number of worked examples and objective questions (with answers) to help apply the material discussed in the book
  • Features foundational content that provides background and review for further study/analysis of more specialized areas of electric power engineering


Electrical engineers new to the power industry, power industry consultants, 4th and 5th year engineering students

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Line Parameters
3. Mechanical Design
4. Insulators
5. Corona and Interference
6. Performance of Transmission Lines
7. Cables
8. Substations and Neutral Grounding
9. Distribution System
10. Over Voltages
11. Protection Against Over Voltage
12. Graph Theory and Network Matrices
13. Short Circuit Analysis
14. Unbalanced Fault Analysis
15. Circuit Breakers
16. Relaying and Protection
17. Power System Stability
18. Load Flow Analysis
19. Economic Operation of Power Systems
20. Load Frequency Control
21. Voltage and Reactive Power Control


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About the Author

P.S.R. Murty

M.E., PhD (Power Systems) recipient of German academic exchange service

fellowship for higher studies and training at Technical University, Berlin. Has five decades of

experience in teaching and research. He worked at Regional Engineering College (now National Institute of Technology) Warangal for over 13 years. He worked as Professor of Electrical Engineering, at Osmania University College of Engineering for 21 years, holding several academic and administrative positions such as Principal and Dean, Faculty of Engineering. Dr. Murty is presently working as Director, School of Electrical Engineering at Sreenidhi Institute of Science and Technology, Hyderabad. He has published large number of research papers and guided several doctoral candidates. He continues to guide several research projects. He authored three textbooks in electrical engineering viz. “Modelling of Power System Components”, “Power System Analysis” and “Operation and Control in Power Systems” also published by BS Publications.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, School of Electrical Engineering, Sreenidhi Institute of Science and Technology, Hyderabad, India

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