ISBN 9788174090436,EHV-AC, HVDC Transmission and Distribution Engineering

EHV-AC, HVDC Transmission and Distribution Engineering


S. Rao


Khanna Publisher



Khanna Publisher

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9788174090436

ISBN-10 8174090436

Paper Back

Edition 3rd
Number of Pages 1421 Pages
Language (English)

Electronics engineering

This book presents basic principles, theory and background of EHV-AC, HVDC Transmission and Distribution with the help of up-to-date terms, definitions, tables, description of modern equipment and practical aspects alongwith large number of typical solved examples which has been spread over 58 chapters and covered under six major sections.

Table of Contents
*General background *HVDC power flow *Steady state Ud/Id Characteristic *Converter connections, rectifier and inverter waveforms *Equations of voltage and current on AC and DC side *Fundamental of harmonics and network harmonic impedance *Harmonic filters *Reactive power compensation in HVDC substations *Earth electrode and earth return *Configuration and layout of HVDC terminal *HVDC circuit-breaker and metallic return transfer breaker and parallel tap circuit breaker *Multi-terminal HVDC systems *Protective zones and protective systems in HVDC substations *HVDC system control *AC network frequency control and stabilisation by HVDC damping control and power modulation *Insulation coordination and surge arrester protection in HVDC and EHV AC substations*Overvoltages and surge arrester protection in HVDC substations *Insulation requirement of EHV-AC and HVDC equipment and transmission lines *Waveform distortion and telephone influence factors *Converter transformers *DC smoothing reactors *Mercury arc valves *Thyristors, quadric-valves, triggering and cooling system *Dielectric tests, type tests and routine tests *Testing of thyristor Valves *DCCT and DCVT in HVDC substations *EHV AC and HVDC system studies, models, HVDC simulator, digital computer and TNA *Computer aided engineering(CAE) in power systems *Engineering aspects of EHV-AC transmission and transmission planning *Overhead line conductors and fittings (EHV-AC and HVDC) *Line insulators and substation insulator *Tower design based on switching surge with stand *Electrostatic field at ground level and biological effects (EHV-AC and HVDC) *Corona and corona losses (EHV-AC and HVDC) *Active & Reactive power flow, voltage stability *Procedures in AC Transmission system calculations *Calculations of R.L. C constants, reactive power, charging currents and surge impedance load *Performance calculations of short and medium AC lines *Very long AC lines. Voltage and current equations. Standing waves *Distribution system *Protection of distribution systems *Load management *Rural electrification *Distribution system calculations