Power Quality in Power Systems and Electrical Machines

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Academic Press, Aug 29, 2011 - Technology & Engineering - 664 pages
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Power Quality in Power Systems and Electrical Machines, Second Edition helps readers understand the causes and effects of power quality problems and provides techniques to mitigate these problems.

Power quality is a measure of deviations in supply systems and their components, and affects all connected electrical and electronic equipment, including computers, TV monitors, and lighting. In this book analytical and measuring techniques are applied to power quality problems as they occur in central power stations and distributed generation such as alternative power systems.

  • Provides theoretical and practical insight into power quality problems; most books available are either geared to theory or practice only
  • Problems and solutions at the end of each chapter dealing with practical applications
  • Includes application examples implemented in SPICE, Mathematica, and MATLAB

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I haven't read the whole book yet, but some chapters. According to the experience of the authors which have published many papers on effect of harmonics on power system equipment (especially transformers) and harmonic de-rating, this books seems to be more suitable for harmonic modeling and studies in power systems than the other similar titles.  


Introduction to Power Quality
Harmonic Models of Transformers
Modeling and Analysis of Induction Machines
Modeling and Analysis of Synchronous Machines
Interaction of Harmonics with Capacitors
Lifetime Reduction of Transformers and Induction Machines
Power System Modeling under Nonsinusoidal Operating Conditions
Impact of Poor Power Quality on Reliability Relaying and Security
Unified Power Quality Conditioner UPQC
Sampling Techniques
Program List for Fourier Analysis 81 Chapter 2
Program List for Propagation of a Surge through a Distribution Feeder with an Insulator Flashover Application Example 29
Program List for Lightning Arrester Operation Application Example 210
Equipment for Tests
Measurement Error of Powers
Solutions to Examples from Chapters

The Roles of Filters in Power Systems
Optimal Placement and Sizing of Shunt Capacitor Banks in the Presence of Harmonics

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Page 33 - Current distortions that result in a dc offset, eg, half-wave converters, are not allowed. •All power generation equipment is limited to these values of current distortion, regardless of actual IK/IL where Ix = maximum short-circuit current at PCC.

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