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- ISBN: 9780071762328 | 0071762329
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 9/20/2012
The definitive guide to electrical equipment, design, and methodsupdated with details on smart grids and smart meters The Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineerscontains, in a single volume, all of the pertinent electrical engineering data essential to both engineering students and practicing engineers. It provides information relative to the generation, transmission, distribution, control, operation, and application of electric power. The Sixteenth Edition provides comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of electrical engineering equipment, design, and methods, including details on green technologies. New to this Edition: New information on energy storage systems New section on smart grids for electrical utilities New section on electricity markets Chapters updated throughout to cover current information and green technologies Complete coverage: Units, Symbols, Constants, Definitions, and Conversion Factors; Electric and Magnetic Circuits; Measurements and Instruments; Properties of Materials; Generation; Prime Movers; Alternating-Current Generators; Direct-Current Generations; Hydroelectric Power Generation; Power System Components; Alternate Sources of Power; Electric Power System Economics; Project Economics; Transmission Systems; Direct Current Power Transmission; Power-System Operations; Substations; Power Distribution; Wiring Design for Commercial and Industrial Buildings; Motors and Drives; Industrial and Commercial Applications of Electric Power; Power Electronics; Power Quality and Reliability; Grounding Systems; Computer Applications in the Electric Power Industry; Illumination; Lightning and Overvoltage Protection; Standards in Electrotechnology, Telecommunications, and Information Technology