Electric Power Distribution

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Tata McGraw-Hill Education, 2004 - Electric power distribution - 878 pages
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The Electricity Sector is currently experiencing many changes -impact of high-end technologies, privatization of the power utilities, rising tariffs, power shortages, etc. The sector is reinventing itself to overcome these challenges and is anticipating growth with the institution of the electricity reforms and the entry of private companies.

Written by an highly acknowledged practitioner, Electric Power Distribution, dwells on these and covers the subject in its entirety.
With this fifth edition, the book celebrates its 22nd anniversary - a testimony to the vast readership as well as the changes being experienced in this sector.
Changes in this edition:

Web-supplement including:
  • Chapter summaries
  • Solutions and hints to problems and much more


website: tatamcgrawhill.com/digital_solutions/aspabla

The following topics have been further enhanced:

  • Planning
  • System Design
  • Demand Side Management
  • Captive Generation
  • Power Quality
  • Metering
  • Tarrifs and Billing
  • Electricity Market
  • Low Rate Agriculture Tariff
  • Underground Cables
  • Replacement of Ageing Equipment

    With this coverage, this book would be useful to the engineers in the various electricity boards and companies, as well as students of electrical engineering.
 

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P208-210 talk about electrical losses and formulations for loss load factor, LLF.

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very nice book,,,
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Imran khan 

Contents

Power System
1
Electricity Forecasting
26
System Planning
74
Design and Operation
147
5 Distribution Automation
223
Optimization
264
Reliability and Quality
308
Consumer Services
343
Underground Cables
524
System Overvoltages
564
Rural Supply
594
Power Capacitors
646
Insulation Measurements
685
System Protection
708
System Maintenance 75
751
Electrical Services
779

Tariffs and Billing
402
Grounding
444
Overhead Lines
479
Power Factors
867
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About the author (2004)

A.S. Pabla is Chief Engineer with the Punjab State Electricity Board. He has rich experience in distribution systems, rural electrification, substation and transmission design, power planning and development, hydro-power plant design, and power plant operation and maintentance.

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