* Basic power quality strategies and methods to protect electronic systems
* Nearly twice the size of the last edition--new chapters on distributed generation and benchmarking--over 200 pages of new material
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More than 200 pages of new material!
Here is the clearest, most complete reference on understanding the causes of power quality problems and learning how to prevent them. Nearly twice the size of the previous edition, Electric Power Systems Quality, 2e has been expanded and updated to reflect the increasing sensitivity of microelectronic devices and the ever-growing stress placed upon the power grid.
Written in a highly readable, easily accessible style – minus the heavy-duty math, this much-needed resource discusses every essential aspect of basic power quality and methods used to protect electronic systems. Coverage includes:
* How to protect against voltage sags and interruptions
* The principles of harmonics and filtering
* Common wiring and grounding problems, along with solutions
* Transient overvoltages due to lightning and switching
* The technical impact of problems on various load equipment
* Utility and end-user strategies for improved power qualities
NEW TO THIS EDITION:
* Maintaining power quality in distributed generation systems
* Benchmarking power quality
* Power quality in electric wiring
* And much more
Invaluable to everyone working in the field, from utility engineers to industrial plan technicians to power quality consultants, Electrical Power Systems Quality, 2e is the book you should own if you could have only one book on the subject.About the Author:
Roger C. Dugan is a senior consultant with Electrotek Concepts, Inc. He has a BSEE degree from Ohio University and an ME degree in electric power engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He has over 30 years' experience in power quality and distribution system analysis. He was elected a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for his work in harmonics and transients.
Mark F. McGranaghan is vice president of sales and marketing for Electrotek Concepts, Inc. He has BSEE and MSEE degrees from the University of Toledo and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh. He is vice chairman of the IEEE SCC 22 Power Quality Standards Coordinating Committee and a technical advisor for the IEC SC77A (International Power Quality Standards). He has been teaching and working with electric utilities and end users to solve power quality problems for 24 years.
Dr. Surya Santoso is a senior power systems engineer at Electrotek Concepts, Inc. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. His primary interests involve modeling of transients and harmonic phenomena and development of intelligent systems algorithms for power quality data analysis. He is a senior member of the IEEE.
H. Wayne Beaty is former senior editor of Electrical World magazine and former managing editor of Electric Light & Power magazine. He is the editor of McGraw-Hill's Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers and Handbook of Electric Power Calculations. He has a BSEE degree from the University of Houston and has 45 years' experience in the electric utility industry.
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