Guide to Electrical Power Distribution Systems

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9780130594600: Guide to Electrical Power Distribution Systems

An up-to-date manual from the preeminent distribution expert, this expanded fifth edition guides readers through the present and into the future of power distribution. With more than sixty years of experience in the power industry, Anthony J. Pansini clearly details the intricacies of all aspects of distribution, including environmental and conservation considerations and reliability needs. Both continuity and quality have become increasingly important because of the great expansion in the use of computers and computer actuated devices. The technical aspects of electrical power distribution are explained in nontechnical language. Each chapter is complete with review questions. This informative text details: Conductor supports Essentials of electricity Insulators and conductors Street lighting Line equipment Substations Overhead construction Service factors Underground construction. Anthony J. Pansini, E.E, P.E., has more than sixty years of experience in the power industry. During his long career, he has held positions with Con Edison and the Long Island Lighting Company. Mr. Pansini has also served as a consultant for American and Mexican Utilities for 15 years. He is a Life Fellow of the I.E.E.E. and is a member of the A.S.T.M. Mr Pansini is the author of ten technical books and numerous professional papers and articles.

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Written by a highly regarded power industry expert, this comprehensive manual covers in full detail all aspects of electric power distribution systems, both as they exist today and as they are evolving toward the future. A new chapter examines the impact of the emergence of cogeneration and distributed generation on the power distribution network. Topics include an overview of the process of electricity transmission and distribution, a thorough discussion of each component of the system - conductor supports, insulators and conductors, line equipment, substations, distribution circuits and more - as well as both overhead and underground construction considerations. Improvements in both materials and methods of power distribution are also explored, including the trend toward gradual replacement of heavier porcelain insulators with lighter polymer ones. The complex aspects of electric power distribution are explained in easy-to-understand, non-technical language.

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A training and reference book for electrical utility companies covering utilities power reaching the consumers. Coverage includes all tools, equipment, facilities, between power utility to the consumer, applications, installation and maintenance. Theory of electricity and power covered in layman's terms, where applicable.

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