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Kataria A Course in Electrical Power

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Kataria A Course in Electrical Power


Volume I: Power Systems

Part-I: Generation and Economic Considerations

• Introductory

• Hydroelectric Power Plants

• Steam Power Plants

• Nuclear Power Plants

• Diesel Electric Power Plants

• Gas Turbine Power Plants

• Non-Conventional Methods of Power Generation

• Selection of Power Plant

• Economic Operation of Power Plants

• Combined Operation of Power Plants

• Environmental Aspects of Electric Energy Generation

• Cogeneration and Energy Consideration

• Interconnected Systems

• Power Plants Economics

• Tariffs and Power Factor Improvement

Objective Type Questions

Part-II: Transmission and Distribution of Electrical Power

• Supply Systems

• Mechanical Design of Overhead Lines

• Overhead Line Insulators

• Corona

• Transmission Line Constants

• Performance of Short and Medium Transmission Lines

• Performance of Long Transmission Lines

• Underground Cables

• DC Distribution

• AC Distribution

• Insulation Resistance of a System

• Interference of Power Lines with Neighbouring Communication Lines

• Extra High Voltage (EHV) AC Transmission

• High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Transmission

• Construction, Testing and Commissioning of Overhead Lines

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Part-III: Switchgear and Protection

• Introductory

• Representation of Power System Components

• Symmetrical Components

• Symmetrical Fault Analysis

• Unsymmetrical Fault Analysis

• Fuses

• Circuit Breaking

• Circuit Breakers

• Protective Relays

• Static Relays

• Protection of AC Generators and Motors

• Transformer Protection

• Bus-Bar Protection

• Protection of Feeders and Transmission Lines

• Protection against Overvoltages due to Lightning

• Travelling Waves

• Insulation Co-ordination

• Power System Earthing

• Voltage Control

• Substations

• Power System Stability

• Power Flow Studies

Objective Type Questions


Volume II: Utilization of Electric Power and Electric Traction

Section A: Electric Drives and Industrial Applications

• Electric Drives

• Control Drives for Industrial Motors

• Thyristor Control of Electric Motors

• Motors for Particular Services

Section B: Electric Power Utilization

• Electric Heating

• Electric Welding

• Illumination Engieering

• Electrolytic Processes

• Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

Section C: Electric Traction

• Traction Systems

• Train Movement and Energy Consumption

• Electric Traction Motors

• Control of Traction Motors

• Braking; Mechanical Considerations and Control Equipment

• Power Supply for Electric Traction

Objective Type Questions

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Brand / Publisher S.K. Kataria & Sons
Return Policy 30 Days
Book Type Text Books
Edition Fifth
ISBN 9789350143742
Author J.B Gupta
Language English
Study Stream Engineering
Subject Engineering
Pages 1650
Binding Paperback


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S.K. Kataria & Sonsstarted their publication in 1969 and are amongst the highest Publishers of Engineering and Computer Books . Their books are imparting versatile knowledge to the readers and leads the students from the chaos and confusion to the crystal clear world of wisdom and knowledge.Their success is attributed to : 

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