Engineering - Electrical

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Big Data Analytics in Future Power Systems

1st Edition

Ahmed F. Zobaa, Trevor J. Bihl
September 21, 2018

Power systems are increasingly collecting large amounts of data due to the expansion of the Internet of Things into power grids. In a smart grids scenario, a huge number of intelligent devices will be connected with almost no human intervention characterizing a machine-to-machine scenario, which is...

Reluctance Electric Machines: Design and Control

1st Edition

Ion Boldea, Lucian Tutelea
September 15, 2018

Electric energy is arguably a key agent for our material prosperity. With the notable exception of photovoltaic generators, electric generators are exclusively used to produce electric energy from mechanical energy. More than 60% of all electric energy is used in electric motors for useful...

Power Engineering: Advances and Challenges Part B Electrical Power

1st Edition

Viorel Badescu, George Christian Lazaroiu, Linda Barelli
September 15, 2018

With the advent of climate change on the horizon, humanity faces numerous adjustments in their way of life, including the attitude towards environmental protection and the depletion of traditional energy resources. These changes have significant impacts in the power production sector. Future energy...

Condition Monitoring and Faults Diagnosis of Induction Motors: Electrical Signature Analysis

1st Edition

Nordin Saad, Muhammad Irfan, Rosdiazli Ibrahim
July 31, 2018

The book covers various issues related to machinery condition monitoring, signal processing and conditioning, instrumentation and measurements, faults for induction motors failures, new trends in condition monitoring, and the fault identification process using motor currents electrical signature...

Introduction to Renewable Power Systems and the Environment with R

1st Edition

Miguel F. Acevedo
July 19, 2018

This textbook introduces the fundamentals of renewable electrical power systems examining their direct relationships with the environment. It covers conventional power systems and opportunities for increased efficiencies and friendlier environmental interactions. While presenting state-of-the-art...

Power Engineering: Advances and Challenges, Part A: Thermal, Hydro and Nuclear Power

1st Edition

Viorel Badescu, George Cristian Lazaroiu, Linda Barelli
June 21, 2018

Faced with the climate change phenomena, humanity has had to now contend with numerous changes, including our attitude environment protection, and also with depletion of classical energy resources. These have had consequences in the power production sector, which was already struggling with...

Electric Energy Systems: Analysis and Operation

2nd Edition

Antonio Gomez-Exposito, Antonio J. Conejo, Claudio Canizares
June 21, 2018

The book provides a deep and broad insight into modern electric energy systems, shown by increasing levels of renewable penetration, smart grids, and active consumers. It includes fundamental topics, such as load flow, short circuit and stability analysis, as well as advanced topics, such as...

Smart Grid Systems: Modeling and Control

1st Edition

N. Ramesh Babu
June 18, 2018

Electric power systems are being transformed from older grid systems to smart grids across the globe. The goals of this transition are to address today’s electric power issues, which include reducing carbon footprints, finding alternate sources of decaying fossil fuels, eradicating losses that...

Bio-Inspired Algorithms in PID Controller Optimization

1st Edition

Jagatheesan Kallannan, Anand Baskaran, Nilanjan Dey, Amira S. Ashour
June 01, 2018

This book discusses in-depth role of optimization to optimize the controller parameters with reference to bio-inspired algorithms. Comparative studies to evaluate the performance of different optimization techniques in terms of the settling time, overshoot and undershoot responses of the frequency...

High Voltage Engineering in Power Systems

1st Edition

Khalil Denno
April 16, 2018

This book supplements the comprehensive coverage of high voltage engineering with solved examples followed by a set of problems. It blends the areas of physics, engineering analysis and applications of high voltage engineering into a unified package suitable to the reader seeking physical and...

Fuel Production with Heterogeneous Catalysis

1st Edition

Jacinto Sa
April 06, 2018

Fuel Production with Heterogeneous Catalysis presents the groundbreaking discoveries, recent developments, and future perspectives of one of the most important areas of renewable energy research—the heterogeneous catalytic production of fuels. Comprised of chapters authored by leading experts in...