Electrical Power Transmission And Distribution

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Technical Publications, Jan 1, 2007 - Electric power distribution - 466 pages
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Typical Transmission and Distribution System Scheme Standard voltages for transmission. Advantages of high voltage transmission. Feeders, Distributors and Service mains.Overhead Transmission Lines Sag calculation in conductors -(a) Suspended on level supports (b) Supports at different levels. Effect of wind and ice tension and sag at erection. Stringing chart.Line Parameters Calculation of inductance of single phase, three phase lines with equilateral and unsymmetric spacing. Inductance of composite conductor lines. Capacitance - Calculation for two wires and three phase lines, capacitance calculation for two wires 3 phase lines with equilateral and unsymmetrical spacing.Characteristics and Performance of Power Transmission Lines Short transmission lines, medium transmission lines, Nominal T and representation of long lines, equivalent T and network representation of long transmission lines. ABCD constants. Power flow through a transmission line, P-V and Q-V coupling.Insulators Types, potential distribution over a string of suspension insulators. String efficiency and methods of increasing string efficiency and methods of increasing string efficiency, testing of insulators.Underground Cables Types, material used. Insulation resistance, thermal rating of cables, charging current. Grading of cables, capacitance grading and inter sheath grading, testing of cables.Corona Phenomena, expression for disruptive and visual critical voltages and corona power loss.Distribution Radial and ring main systems, AC to DC distribution : calculation for concentrated loads.
 

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Contents

Chapter1 Basics of Transmission and Distribution
1
Chapter2 Overhead Transmission Lines
26
Review Questions
71
Chapter3 Transmission Line Parameters
74
Vj
137
Chapter4 Performance of Transmission Lines
156
Examples with Solutions
222
Solved Examples from University Papers
232
Review Questions
240
Chapter5 Insulators
243
Chapter6 Underground Cables
289
Chapter7 Corona
356
Chapter8 Distribution Systems
367
Index
444
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