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.
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.Watch John D. McDonald talk about his book
A volume in the Electric Power Engineering Handbook, Third Edition.
Other volumes in the set:
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
John D. McDonald is an affiliate of GE Energy in Duluth, Georgia, USA.
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