ISBN 9788174092380,Electrical Power Systems

Electrical Power Systems


S.L. Uppal


Khanna Publisher



Khanna Publisher

Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9788174092380

ISBN-10 8174092382

Paper Back

Edition 15th
Number of Pages 1556 Pages
Language (English)

Electronics engineering

This book is meant to serve as a text book for the students of B.Tech; B.E. Degree; Diploma; students preparing for GATE, UPSC/Engineering Services; AMIE and other similar professional and competitive examinations. This book intact is the First course book for all the students of Electrical Engineering where almost all the topics starting from Generation, Transmission, Distribution, Protection arid Utilization of Electrical Energy are covered in one single book.

Table of Contents
*Introduction to electrical power generation, energy resources and power plants *Alternative and renewable energy power plants and energy storage plants *Coal fired thermal power stations *Gas turbine power plants and combined cycle power plants *Diesel power stations *Hydro-electric power plants *Nuclear fission, nuclear reactors and nuclear power plants *Magneto hydro dynamic (MHD) system of power generation *Load curves, load factor and plant factors *Economic considerations-power costing, plant reserves and tariff *Transmission and distribution *Overhead lines and its mechanical characteristics *Line insulators *Constants of transmission line *Short transmission lines * Long transmission lines - exact solution *Economic principles of transmission and economic operation of power system *D.C. Distribution *A.C. Distributors *Power cables *Circle diagram *Power system stability *Substations - AC, HVDC, GIS *Corona and corona losses *HVDC transmission *Busbar system and reactors *Symmetrical component *Neutral earthing *Fuses *Switchgear and circuit-breaker principles *Protective relaying electromagnetic and static relays *Protection against lightning and insulation co-ordination *Transients using Laplace transforms *Transmission line surges *Industrial utilization of electric of electric motors and drives *Electrical heating and welding *Illumination *Electrolytic processes *Systems of electric traction *Speed time curve and mechanics of train movement *Traction motors *Braking *Electrical safety, electric shocks and their prevention *Objective type of Questions and Answers