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Bulletproof any electric power system! Whether you design, modify, or maintain power systems, make Power System Protection by P. M. Anderson your first line of defense. This nuts-and-bolts resource gives you proven techniques to protect your power generators and grid from any malfunction--from overload to lightning strikes to line disturbances and beyond. It gives you the skills and station-tested know-how to troubleshoot existing problems--and vital clues and red flags to stop mishaps before they begin. You'll easily configure and fine-tune every type of protective relay... properly insulate lines from corona disturbance... protect transformers from incipent faults and harmonic distortion... save generators from overheating and over-current damage... and more. Plus, you'll see how to expertly perform reliability analysis using block diagrams, success trees, truth tables, and minimal cut and minimal path sets. What's more, you'll get fast, at-a-glance data on protection terminology, protective device classification, overhead line impedances, transformer data and more.
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In a world of huge, interconnected networks that can be completely blacked out by disturbances, Power System Protection offers an improved understanding of the requirements necessary for prompt and accurate corrective action. P.M. Anderson, a noted expert on power systems, presents an analytical and technical approach to power system protection. His discussion shows how abnormal system behavior can be detected before damage occurs, and points to effective control action to limit system outages. Advance your knowledge of power system protection through a better understanding of:
P.M. Anderson has over 40 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. Dr. Anderson is the author of Analysis of Faulted Power Systems (IEEE Press, 1995) and coauthor of Power System Control and Stability (IEEE Press, 1994), Subsynchronous Resonance in Power Systems (IEEE Press, 1990), and Series Compensation of Power Systems (PBLSH!, Inc., 1996).
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