Practical Power Distribution for Industry

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9780750663960
eBook ISBN: 9780080480091
Imprint: Newnes
Published Date: 16th July 2004
Page Count: 192
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The book provides technical know-how not covered by most universities and colleges in a subject that is central to the roles of many electrical engineers in industry, focusing on switchgear, power cables, power factor correction, and network studies.

Key Features

  • Learn how to install and maintain electrical power equipment in industrial settings
  • Select and specify the right power system at the right price
  • Provides the practical essentials for reliable operation of industrial electrical networks - covering switchgear, cabling and power correction factors


Publicity campaigns IDC series campaigns (main focus = instrumentation & control, industrial communications) Electrical Installation Electrical Engineering / Power Engineering: Industrial Applications Power Engineering: Electrical Transmission and Distribution Special sales / accounts Catalogue accounts (RS Components, Farnell, etc) ISA (Instrumentation Society of America) Named contacts in large companies provided by IDC Technologies

Table of Contents

Introduction & Definitions, Fundamentals of Power Distribution, Short-circuit current calculations, Medium Voltage Switchgear, Power Cables, Transformers, Compensation and Power Factor Correction, Grounding, Overview of Computer Simulation Software, Latest Developments in Technology


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"The book provides concise technical details, accompanied by well-written text...readers will gain practical technical know-how for becoming knowledgeable in some of the critical factors important in selecting switchgear, power cables, power transformers, power factor correction, and calculating short-circuit currents...this book does gives the reader an excellent overview of the more practical aspects of some medium voltage power distribution components in an electrical system." - IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine