Electrical Systems and Equipment

Electrical Systems and Equipment

Incorporating Modern Power System Practice

3rd Edition - December 31, 1991

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  • Editor: D.J. Littler
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483287492

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Electrical Systems and Equipment is the work of some 50 electrical design specialists in the power engineering field based largely on the work and experience of GDCD's (Generation Development and Constructor Division of the CEGB) Electrical Branch. The volume describes the design philosophies and techniques of power engineering, the solutions to the large number of design problems encountered and the plant which has been chosen and developed to equip electrical systems both within the different types of new power station, and modification tasks at existing stations.

Table of Contents

  • Foreword


    Contents of All Volumes

    Inside Front Cover

    Chapter 1: Electrical system design

    Publisher Summary

    1 Introduction

    2 System needs

    3 System descriptions

    4 System performance

    5 System choice

    6 Uninterruptable power supply (UPS) systems

    7 DC systems

    8 Electrical system monitoring and interlocking schemes

    Chapter 2: Electrical system analysis

    Publisher Summary

    1 Principles of electrical system analysis

    2 Reliability evaluation of power systems

    3 Power system performance analysis

    Chapter 3: Transformers

    Publisher Summary


    1 General design and construction

    2 Special design features

    Chapter 4: Generator main connections

    Publisher Summary

    1 Introduction

    2 Principles of isolated phase busbar operation and forces encountered

    3 Designing an IPB system

    4 Forced cooling

    5 System description

    6 Setting out the specification

    7 Component parts of an IPB system

    8 Testing

    Chapter 5: Switchgear and controlgear

    Publisher Summary

    1 General requirements

    1.5 Environment

    2 Types of switchgear

    3 Generator voltage switchgear

    4 3.3 kV and 11 kV switchgear — circuit-breaker equipment

    5 3.3 kV switchgear — fused equipment

    6 Low voltage switchgear, controlgear and fusegear

    7 Fuses

    8 DC switchgear

    9 Construction site electrical supplies equipment

    10 Future trends in development and application

    Chapter 6: Cabling

    Publisher Summary

    1 Introduction

    2 Cable systems and layout

    3 Cable types

    4 Power cable system design

    5 Control and instrumentation cable systems

    6 Cable support systems

    7 Cable installation practices

    8 Cable performance under fire conditions

    9 Cable accessories

    10 Fire barriers

    11 Earthing systems

    12 Lightning protection

    13 Lighting, heating and small power systems

    14 Design and management techniques

    Appendix A Values of resistance and reactance for single-core elastomeric-insulated cables (90°C maximum conductor temperature)

    Appendix B Values of resistance and reactance for multicore PVC-insulated cables (90°C maximum conductor temperature)

    Appendix C Current ratings for elastomeric-insulated cables

    Appendix D Current ratings for PVC-insulated cables

    Appendix E Rating factors for variations in thermal parameters

    Appendix F Cross-sectional area of armour wire

    Appendix G 415 V motor parameters and selected fuse sizes

    Appendix H Maximum cable route lengths

    Appendix I Main protection for feeder and motor circuits

    Appendix J Advantages and disadvantages of various lamps used for lighting power station interiors

    Chapter 7: Motors

    Publisher Summary

    1 Introduction

    2 Types and performance of motors

    3 Design and construction

    4 Technical requirements

    5 Power station auxiliary drives

    6 Testing

    7 Future trends

    Chapter 8: Telecommunications

    Publisher Summary

    1 Requirements and policy

    2 Access to British Telecom national cable network

    3 British Telecom telephone services

    4 On-site telecommunication cabling

    5 Private automatic exchange (PAX)

    6 Private automatic branch exchange (PABX)

    7 Paging systems

    8 Radio systems

    9 Direct wire telephone systems

    10 Maintenance and commissioning telephone jack system

    11 Siren system

    12 Central control room supervisor’s desk

    13 Nuclear power station requirements

    14 Pumped-storage power station requirements

    15 Construction site telecommunications

    16 Future trends and developments

    17 Additional references

    Chapter 9: Emergency supply equipment

    Publisher Summary

    1 Introduction

    2 Batteries

    3 Battery systems

    4 Chargers

    5 Diesel generators

    Chapter 10: Mechanical plant electrical services

    Publisher Summary

    1 Introduction

    2 General requirements

    3 Cranes

    4 Lifts

    5 Gas producing and storage plant

    6 CW Electrochlorination plant (sodium hypochlorite production and storage)

    7 Water treatment plant

    8 Coal, ash and dust plant

    9 Electrostatic precipitators

    10 Fuel oil plant

    11 Air compressors

    12 Heating and ventilating plant

    13 Fire fighting equipment

    Chapter 11: Protection

    Publisher Summary

    1 Introduction

    2 Design criteria

    3 Overall protection logic

    4 Boiler protection

    5 Turbine protection

    6 Generator protection

    7 Generator transformer and unit transformer protection

    8 Station transformer protection

    9 HV/LV Connections and generator voltage/hv circuit-breaker protection

    10 Pumped-storage plant protection

    11 DC Tripping systems

    12 Auxiliaries systems

    12.9.7 Techniques to obtain close co-ordination between protection stages

    12.9.8 Application to a typical system

    13 Reliability

    Chapter 12: Synchronising

    Publisher Summary


    2 Basic terms and synchronising criteria

    3 Synchronising methods

    4 Synchronising facilities and controls

    5 Synchronising equipment

    6 Derivation of synchronising supplies

    7 Synchronising schemes


Product details

  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1992
  • Published: December 31, 1991
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483287492

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D.J. Littler

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