Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers (Google eBook)

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McGraw Hill Professional, Sep 15, 2006 - Technology & Engineering - 2000 pages
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The Classic Electrical Engineering Guide -- Now Massively Updated with New Material on Power Generation, Distribution, Systems Operation, and More

First published in 1907, the Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers has provided generations of students and professionals with hands-on coverage of electrical engineering equipment, design, and methods. The Fifteenth Edition of this classic guide has now been updated and streamlined with an easy-access format to help you meet the challenges of the twenty-first century.

Brimming with solutions to day-to-day problems in electrical systems design, operation, and maintenance, this unmatched resource arms you with the expertise of over 60 best-of-breed contributors.

Packed with 800 detailed illustrations, the new Fifteenth Edition includes:

  • The latest material on power generation and power systems operation
  • In-depth case studies on the causes of major power outages
  • Thorough updating of all code-related information
  • Entirely new sections on electric power grid operations, managing outages and blackouts, and electrical power generation

Inside This Essential EE Tool:
* Electric and Magnetic Circuits * Measurements and Instruments * Properties of Materials * Power Generation * Power System Components * Alternate Sources and Converters of Power * Economics of Bulk Electric Power Supply * Project Economics * AC Transmission Systems * DC Power Transmission * Power Systems Operations * Substations * Power Distribution * Wiring Design * Motors and Drives * Applications of Electric Power * Power Quality * Electrochemistry * Computer Applications * Illumination * Lighting and Overvoltage Protection

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Section 2 Electric and Magnetic Circuits
Section 3 Measurements and Instruments
Section 4 Properties of Materials

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About the author (2006)

H. Wayne Beaty is former senior editor of Electrical World magazine and former managing editor of Electric Light & Power magazine. He is also the author of the Handbook of Electric Power Calculations, now it its Third Edition, and the co-author of Electrical Power Systems Quality, now in its Second Edition. Mr. Beaty received the 2006 IEEE Power Engineering Society Award for Excellence in Power Distribution Engineering.

Donald G. Fink (deceased) was director emeritus of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). The Fourteenth Edition of this Handbook was dedicated to his memory and accomplishments. The reader is referred to that dedication to appreciate the outstanding contributions Mr. Fink made to the field of electrical engineering.

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