Electric Power Substations Engineering, Third Edition

Electric Power Substations Engineering, Third Edition

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  • Includes contributions from international leaders in power substation engineering
  • Covers the latest developments, trends, and technologies
  • Offers an up-to-date guide for engineers of all levels of expertise

Summary

The use of electric power substations in generation, transmission, and distribution remains one of the most challenging and exciting areas of electric power engineering. Recent technological developments have had a tremendous impact on all aspects of substation design and operation. With 80% of its chapters completely revised and two brand-new chapters on energy storage and Smart Grids, Electric Power Substations Engineering, Third Edition provides an extensive updated overview of substations, serving as a reference and guide for both industry and academia. Contributors have written each chapter with detailed design information for electric power engineering professionals and other engineering professionals (e.g., mechanical, civil) who want an overview or specific information on this challenging and important area.

This book:

  • Emphasizes the practical application of the technology
  • Includes extensive use of graphics and photographs to visually convey the book’s concepts
  • Provides applicable IEEE industry standards in each chapter
  • Is written by industry experts who have an average of 25 to 30 years of industry experience
  • Presents a new chapter addressing the key role of the substation in Smart Grids

Editor John McDonald and this very impressive group of contributors cover all aspects of substations, from the initial concept through design, automation, and operation. The book’s chapters—which delve into physical and cyber-security, commissioning, and energy storage—are written as tutorials and provide references for further reading and study.

As with the other volumes in the Electric Power Engineering Handbook series, this book supplies a high level of detail and, more importantly, a tutorial style of writing and use of photographs and graphics to help the reader understand the material. Several chapter authors are members of the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) Substations Committee and are the actual experts who are developing the standards that govern all aspects of substations. As a result, this book contains the most recent technological developments in industry practice and standards.

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Table of Contents

How a Substation Happens, J. Burke and A.-M. Sahazizian

Gas-Insulated Substations, P. Bolin

Air-Insulated Substations—Bus/Switching Configurations, M.J. Bio

High-Voltage Switching Equipment, D.L. Harris and D. Childress

High-Voltage Power Electronic Substations, D. Retzmann and A. Mukherjee

Interface Between Automation and the Substation, J.W. Evans

Substation Integration and Automation, E. MacDonald

Oil Containment, T. Meisner

Community Considerations, J.H. Sosinski

Animal Deterrents/Security, M. Stine

Substation Grounding, R.P. Keil

Direct Lightning Stroke Shielding of Substations, R.S. Nowell

Seismic Considerations, E. Fujisaki

Substation Fire Protection, D. Delcourt

Substation Communications, D.E. Nordell

Physical Security of Substations, J. Oglevie, W.B. Dietzman, and C. Smith

Cyber Security of Substation Control and Diagnostic Systems, D. Thanos

Gas-Insulated Transmission Line, H. Koch

Substation Asset Management, H.L. Willis and R.E. Brown

Station Commissioning and Project Closeout, J. Burke and R. Clarke

Energy Storage, R. Masiello

Role of Substations in Smart Grids, S. Borlase, M.C. Janssen, M. Pesin, and B. Wojszczyk

Editor Bio(s)

John D. McDonald is an affiliate of GE Energy in Duluth, Georgia, USA.

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