Industrial Power Engineering and Applications Handbook

Industrial Power Engineering and Applications Handbook
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Industrial Power Engineering and Applications Handbook by K.C. Agrawal. The Industrial Power Engineering and Applications Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the various aspects of power engineering, and it is intended to provide a practical, easy-to-understand approach to the subject matter. The book covers a wide range of topics, including electric power generation, transmission and distribution, electric motors and drives, power electronics, and power system protection and switchgear. It is designed to be a valuable resource for engineers and engineering students who are working with or studying power systems, and it is written in a way that is intended to make the subject matter easy to understand and apply in a practical setting. This book is split into five parts. A summary of each part follows.

The Contents of Industrial Power Engineering and Applications Handbook

  • Theory, Performance, and Constructional Features of Induction Motors
  • Motor Torque, Load Torque, and Selection of Motors
  • Duties of Induction Motors
  • Starting of Squirrel Cage Induction Motors
  • Electric Motors and Drives Fundamentals Types and Applications
  • Starting and Control of Slip-ring Induction Motors
  • Static Controls and Braking of Motors
  • Special-Purpose Motors
  • Transmission of Load and Suitability of Bearings
  • Installation and Maintenance of Electric Motors
  • Philosophy of Quality Systems and Testing of Electrical Machines
  • Protection of Electric Motors
  • Switchgear and Controlgear Assemblies
  • Testing of a Metal-enclosed Switchgear Assemblies
  • Instrument and Control Transformers: Application and Selection
  • Captive (Emergency) Power Generation
  • Voltage Surges – Causes, Effects, and Remedies
  • Surge Arresters: Application and Selection
  • Electrical Power Systems Design and Analysis
  • Circuit Interrupters
  • Temporary Overvoltages and System Grounding
  • Grounding Theory and Ground Fault Protection Schemes
  • Grounding Practices
  • Power Capacitors: Behaviour, Switching
  • System Voltage Regulation
  • Making Capacitor Units and Ratings of Switching Devices
  • Protection, Maintenance, and Testing of Capacitor Units
  • Power Reactors
  • Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers
  • Carrying Power through Metal-enclosed Bus Systems
  • Recommended Practices for Mounting Buses and Making Bus Joints
  • Properties and Ratings of Current-Carrying Conductors
  • An Isolated Phase Bus System
  • Testing a Metal-enclosed Bus System.

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