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Electrical Transients in Power Systems - Allan Greenwood

Electrical Transients in Power Systems

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The principles of the First Edition--to teach students and engineers the fundamentals of electrical transients and equip them with the skills to recognize and solve transient problems in power networks and components--also guide this Second Edition. While the text continues to stress the physical aspects of the phenomena involved in these problems, it also broadens and updates the computational treatment of transients. Necessarily, two new chapters address the subject of modeling and models for most types of equipment are discussed. The adequacy of the models, their validation and the relationship between model and the physical entity it represents are also examined. There are now chapters devoted entirely to isolation coordination and protection, reflecting the revolution that metal oxide surge arresters have caused in the power industry. Features additional and more complete illustrative material--figures, diagrams and worked examples. An entirely new chapter of case studies demonstrates modeling and computational techniques as they have been applied by engineers to specific problems.

Preface to the First Edition xiii

Preface xv

1 Fundamental Notions about Electrical Transients 1

2 The Laplace Transform Method of Solving Differential Equations 11

3 Simple Switching Transients 37

4 Damping 62

5 Abnormal Switching Transients 92

6 Transients in Three-Phase Circuits 126

7 Transients in Direct Current Circuits, Conversion Equipment and Static Var Controls 150

8 Electromagnetic Phenomena of Importance Under Transient Conditions 188

9 Traveling Waves and Other Transients on Transmission Lines 233

10 Principles of Transient Modeling of Power Systems and Components 300

11 Modeling Power Apparatus and the Behavior of Such Equipment Under Transient Conditions 322

12 Computing Aids to the Calculation of Electrical Transients 385

13 System and Component Parameter Values for Use in Transient Calculations and Means to Obtain Them by Measurement 424

14 Lightning 463

15 Insulation Coordination 490

16 Protection of Systems and Equipment Against Transient Overvoltages 513

17 Case Studies in Electrical Transients 575

18 Equipment for Measuring Transients 611

19 Measuring Techniques and Surge Testing 654

Appendix 1 Table of Laplace Transform Pairs 727

Appendix 2 Natural Cosines 729

Appendix 3 Natural Sines 732

Appendix 4 Exponential and Hyperbolic Functions 735

Appendix 5 Statistical Information 737

Index 740

ISBN: 9780471620587
ISBN-10: 0471620580
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 768
Published: 18th April 1991
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 4.06
Weight (kg): 1.17
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised