Analysis of faulted power systems

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IEEE Press, Jun 26, 1995 - Technology & Engineering - 513 pages
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This classic text offers you the key to understanding short circuits, open conductors and other problems relating to electric power systems that are subject to unbalanced conditions. Using the method of symmetrical components, acknowledged expert Paul M. Anderson provides comprehensive guidance for both finding solutions for faulted power systems and maintaining protective system applications. You'll learn to solve advanced problems, while gaining a thorough background in elementary configurations.

Features you'll put to immediate use:

  • Numerous examples and problems
  • Clear, concise notation
  • Analytical simplifications
  • Matrix methods applicable to digital computer technology
  • Extensive appendices

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General Considerations
Symmetrical Components
Sequence Impedance of Transmission Lines

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About the author (1995)

PAUL M. ANDERSON has over forty years of experience in power system engineering and research, power education, technical writing, and research management. His areas of interest are power system analysis, computer applications, and system dynamic performance. Currently a consultant, Dr. Anderson served as a professor of engineering at Iowa State University, Arizona State University, and Washington State University, where he was the Schweitzer Visiting Professor.

A. A. Fouad is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Engineering at Iowa State University. He has had more than 40 years experience in power system dynamics in teaching, research, and in industry. He is a fellow of IEEE, and is the recipient of the 1993 IEEE Power Engineering Educator Award, and the 1994 IEEE Herman Halperin Transmission and Distribution Award. In 1996 he was elected to membership of the US National Academy of Engineering.