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Photovoltaic Systems Engineering, Fourth Edition


Roger A. Messenger, Amir Abtahi
March 7, 2017

The primary purpose of PV Systems Engineering is to provide a comprehensive set of PV knowledge and understanding tools for the design, installation, commissioning, inspection, and operation of PV systems. During recent years in the United States, more PV capacity was installed than any other electr...

Short-Circuits in AC and DC Systems: ANSI, IEEE, and IEC Standards

J. C. Das
October 19, 2017

This book provides an understanding of the nature of short-circuit currents, current interruption theories, circuit breaker types, calculations according to ANSI/IEEE and IEC standards, theoretical and practical basis of short-circuit current sources, and the rating structure of switching devices.&...

Load Flow Optimization and Optimal Power Flow

J. C. Das
October 19, 2017

This book discusses the major aspects of load flow, optimization, optimal load flow, and culminates in modern heuristic optimization techniques and evolutionary programming. In the deregulated environment, the economic provision of electrical power to consumers requires knowledge of maintaining a...

Harmonic Generation Effects Propagation and Control

J. C. Das
October 19, 2017

This book provides coverage of generation, effects, and control of harmonics, including interharmonics and measurements, measurements and estimation of harmonics, harmonic resonance and limitations, according to standards. It serves as a practical guide to undergraduate and graduate students, as...

Power System Protective Relaying

J. C. Das
October 19, 2017

This book focuses on protective relaying, which is an indispensable part of electrical power systems. The recent advancements in protective relaying are being dictated by MMPRs (microprocessor-based multifunction relays). The text covers smart grids, integration of wind and solar generation,...

Power Systems Handbook - Four Volume Set

J. C. Das
October 15, 2017

This handbook on power systems consists of a set of 4 volumes. These books are carefully planned and designed to provide the state of art material on major aspects of electrical power systems, short-circuit currents, load flow, harmonics and protective relaying. Many aspects of power systems...

Nonlinear Systems Tracking

Lyubomir T. Gruyitch
October 01, 2017

Tracking is the goal of control of any object, plant, process, or vehicle. From vehicles and missiles to power plants, tracking is essential to guarantee high-quality behavior. Nonlinear Systems Tracking establishes the tracking theory, trackability theory, and tracking control synthesis for...

Structure Preserving Energy Functions in Power Systems: Theory and Applications

K.R. Padiyar
September 30, 2017

A guide for software development of the dynamic security assessment and control of power systems, Structure Preserving Energy Functions in Power Systems: Theory and Applications takes an approach that is more general than previous works on Transient Energy Functions defined using Reduced Network...

Electricity Pricing: Regulated, Deregulated and Smart Grid Systems

Sawan Sen, Samarjit Sengupta, Abhijit Chakrabarti
September 30, 2017

Electricity Pricing: Regulated, Deregulated and Smart Grid Systems presents proven methods for supplying uninterrupted, high-quality electrical power at a reasonable price to the consumer. Illustrating the evolution of the power market from a monopoly to an open access system, this essential text:...

Gaseous Electronics: Tables, Atoms, and Molecules

Gorur Govinda Raju
September 11, 2017

With the constant emergence of new research and application possibilities, gaseous electronics is more important than ever in disciplines including engineering (electrical, power, mechanical, electronics, and environmental), physics, and electronics. The first resource of its kind, Gaseous...

Distribution System Modeling and Analysis, Fourth Edition

William H. Kersting
September 01, 2017

The latest edition includes new sections on grounded wye–delta short circuit feedback current and simulation of loop flow. The text illustrates methods that ensure the most accurate results in computational modeling for electric power distribution systems. It clearly explains the principles and...

Lowering Your Facility’s Electric Rates

Lindsay Audin
August 31, 2017

Many energy practitioners are either uninformed or misinformed regarding how electricity is actually priced. Many are also unaware of how to properly calculate potential dollar savings from energy efficiency upgrades. Designed for commercial/industrial/institutional (C&I) power customers,...

Transformer Design Principles, Third Edition

Robert M. Del Vecchio, Bertrand Poulin, Pierre T. Feghali, Dilipkumar M. Shah, Rajendra Ahuja
August 18, 2017

In the newest edition, the reader will learn the basics of transformer design, starting from fundamental principles and ending with advanced model simulations. The electrical, mechanical, and thermal considerations that go into the design of a transformer are discussed with useful design formulas,...