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ISBN: 0750662689

Title: Newnes Electrical Power Engineer's Handbook, Second Edition


Author: Warne, D F
Publisher: Newnes
Publication Date: 2005-06-27
Number Of Pages: 480
* Cover
* Frontmatter
o Half Title Page
o Title Page
o Copyright
o *******s
o Acknowledgements
* Chapter 1. Introduction
* Chapter 2. Principles of electrical engineering
o 2.1 Nomenclature and units
o 2.2 Electromagnetic fields
o 2.3 Circuits
o 2.4 Energy and power
o References
* Chapter 3. Materials for electrical engineering
o 3.1 Introduction
o 3.2 Magnetic materials
o 3.3 Insulating materials
o 3.4 Conducting materials
o Acknowledgement
o References
* Chapter 4. Measurements and instrumentation
o 4.1 Introduction
o 4.2 Pressure
o 4.3 Flow
o 4.4 Temperature
o 4.5 Position
o 4.6 Level
o 4.7 Weighing and force
o 4.8 Acceleration and speed
o 4.9 Current
o 4.10 HART and Fieldbus
o 4.11 Data acquisition
o 4.12 Installation notes
* Chapter 5. Generators
o 5.1 Introduction
o 5.2 Main generator types
o 5.3 Principles of operation
o 5.4 The Automatic Voltage Regulator (AVR)
o 5.5 Brushless excitation
o 5.6 Construction
o 5.7 Rating and specification
o 5.8 Testing
o 5.9 Standards
* Chapter 6. Transformers
o 6.1 Principles of operation
o 6.2 Main features of construction
o 6.3 Main classes of transformer
o 6.4 Rating principles
o 6.5 Test methods
o 6.6 Commissioning, maintenance and repair
o 6.7 Standards
* Chapter 7. Switchgear
o 7.1 Introduction
o 7.2 Principles of operation
o 7.3 Low-voltage switchgear
o 7.4 Medium-voltage (distribution) switchgear
o 7.5 High-voltage (transmission) switchgear
o 7.6 DC switchgear
o References
* Chapter 8. Fuses and protection relays
o 8.1 Protection and co-ordination
o 8.2 Fuses
o 8.3 Protection relays
o References
* Chapter 9. Wires and cables
o 9.1 Scope
o 9.2 Principles of power cable design
o 9.3 Main classes of cable
o 9.4 Parameters and test methods
o 9.5 Optical communication cables
o 9.6 Standards
o References
* Chapter 10. Motors, motor control and drives
o 10.1 Introduction
o 10.2 The direct current (DC) motor
o 10.3 The cage induction motor
o 10.4 The slipring induction motor
o 10.5 The ac synchronous motor
o 10.6 The brushless servomotor
o 10.7 The reluctance motor
o 10.8 The switched reluctance motor
o 10.9 Mechanical and duty cycle considerations
o 10.10 Drive power circuits
o 10.11 Effects of semiconductor power converters
o 10.12 The commercial drive
o 10.13 Standards
o References
* Chapter 11. Power electronic circuits and devices
o 11.1 Introduction
o 11.2 Diode converters
o 11.3 Active devices
o 11.4 Principles of switching circuits
o 11.5 High-frequency power supplies
o 11.6 Standards
o References
* Chapter 12. Batteries and fuel cells
o 12.1 Introduction
o 12.2 Primary cells
o 12.3 Secondary cells based upon aqueous electrolytes
o 12.4 Secondary lithium ion cells
o 12.5 Fuel cells
o 12.6 Battery charging
o 12.7 Battery monitoring
o 12.8 Installation, testing and commissioning
o 12.9 Operation and maintenance
o 12.10 Standards
o References
* Chapter 13. The power system
o 13.1 Introduction
o 13.2 Generation
o 13.3 Transmission
o 13.4 Distribution
o 13.5 De-regulation and privatization
o 13.6 Future trends
o References
* Chapter 14. Power quality and electromagnetic compatibility
o 14.1 Power quality
o 14.2 Electromagnetic compatibility
o 14.3 Standards
o References
* Chapter 15. Electricity and potentially explosive atmospheres
o 15.1 Introduction
o 15.2 EU directives
o 15.3 UK legislation
o 15.4 Area classification
o 15.5 Hazardous area equipment
o 15.6 Equipment selection
o 15.7 Equipment installation
o 15.8 Inspection and maintenance
o References
* Chapter 16. Principles of electrical safety
o 16.1 Injuries from electricity
o 16.2 Precautions against electric shock and contact burn injuries
o 16.3 Precautions against arc and flashover burn injuries
o 16.4 Precautions against fire
o 16.5 Precautions against explosions
o 16.6 Preventive maintenance and safe systems of work
o 16.7 Standards
o References
* Index