Electrical Power Systems by P. S. R. MurtyWith the growing importance of grid integration of renewables and the interest in smart grid technologies it is more important than ever to understand the fundamentals that underpin electrical power systems. The book includes a large number of worked examples, and questions with answers, and emphasizes design aspects of some key electrical components like cables and breakers.
Publication Date: 2017
Electric Power Distribution handbook by Thomas Allen ShortOf the "big three" components of electrical infrastructure, distribution typically gets the least attention. This pragmatic guidebook focuses on: equipment-oriented information and applications such as choosing transformer connections; sizing and placing capacitors; setting regulators; reliability and power quality; lightning protection, grounding, and safety.
Publication Date: 2014
Electric Power Systems by Syed A. Nasar; F. C. TruttProvides introductory, fundamental knowledge, focusing on three major points: Power flow; Fault calculations; Power systems stability. Using commercially available software packages, it includes illustrative computer solutions for both utility and industrial systems.
Power Systems Analysis, 2nd ed. by P. S. R. MurtyDescribes the operation of the interconnected power system under steady state conditions and under dynamic operating conditions during disturbances. Written at a foundational level, including numerous worked examples of concepts discussed in the text, it provides an understanding of how to keep power flowing through an interconnected grid.
Power System Wide-Area Stability Analysis and Control by Jing MaThe rapid development of smart grids and the integration of large scale renewable energy have added daunting new layers of complexity to the long-standing problem of power system stability control. This book offers a systematic stochastic analysis of these nonlinear problems and provides comprehensive countermeasures to improve power system performance and control with large-scale, hybrid power systems.
Publication Date: 2018
Smart Grids: Advanced technologies and solutions, 2nd ed. by Stuart Borlase (Editor)Describes the impetus for change in the electric utility industry and discusses the business drivers, benefits, and market outlook of the smart grid initiative. The book identifies the technical framework of enabling technologies and smart solutions and describes the role of technology developments and coordinated standards in smart grid, including various initiatives and organizations helping to drive the smart grid effort.