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CAIRO BOOKS's Description
This innovative approach to the fundamentals of electric power provides the
most rigorous, comprehensive and modern treatment available. To impart a
thorough grounding in electric power systems, it begins with an informative
discussion on per-unit normalizations, symmetrical components and iterative
load flow calculations.
Covering important topics within the power system, such as protection and DC
transmission, this book looks at both traditional power plants and those used
for extracting sustainable energy from wind and sunlight.
With classroom-tested material, this book also presents: the principles of
electromechanical energy conversion and magnetic circuits; synchronous machines
- the most important generators of electric power; power electronics; induction
and direct current electric motors.
Homework problems with varying levels of difficulty are included at the end of
each chapter, and an online solutions manual for tutors is available. A useful
Appendix contains a review of elementary network theory.
For senior undergraduate and postgraduate students studying advanced electric
power systems as well as engineers re-training in this area, this textbook will
be an indispensable resource. It will also benefit engineers in electronic
power systems, power electronic systems, electric motors and generators,
robotics and mechatronics.