Transients in Electrical Systems: Analysis, Recognition, and Mitigation

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-06-24
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Proven techniques for detecting and mitigating transients in electrical systems Written by a senior consultant for a major power utility corporation, this professional reference explains how to identify the origin of disturbances in electrical systems and analyze them for effective mitigation and control. The book contains case studies of simulations on EMTP, a globally recognized software used to analyze transients. Solved examples and problems are included at the end of each chapter. This comprehensive reference will help power electrical engineers create stable system operations.

Author Biography

J.C. Das is a senior consultant, electrical power systems, with AMEC, Inc., a leading supplier of high-value consultancy, engineering, and project management services to the world's energy, power, and process industries.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Transients; Chapter 2. Transients in Lumped Circuits; Chapter 3. Control Systems; Chapter 4. Modeling of Transmission Lines and Cables for Transient Studies; Chapter 5. Lighting Strokes, Shielding, and Backflashovers; Chapter 6. Transients of Shunt Capacitor Banks; Chapter 7. Switching Transients and Temporary Overvoltages; Chapter 8. Current Interruption in AC Circuits; Chapter 9. Symmetrical and Unsymmetrical Short-Circuit Currents; Chapter 10. Transient Behavior of Synchronous Generators; Chapter 11. Transient behavior of Induction and Synchronous Motors; Chapter 12. Power System Stability; Chapter 13. Excitation Systems and Power System Stabilizers; Chapter 14. Transient Behavior of Transformers; Chapter 15. Power Electric Equipment and FACTS; Chapter 16. Flicker, Bus Transfer, Torsional Dynamics, and Other Transients; Chapter 17. Insulation Coordination; Chapter 18. Gas-Insulated Substations--Very Fast Transients; Chapter 19. Transients and Surge Protection in Low-Voltage Systems; Chapter 20. Surge Arresters; Chapter 21. Transients in Grounding Systems; Chapter 22. Lightning Protection of Structures; Chapter 23. DC Systems, Short Circuits, Distributions, and HVDC; Chapter 24. Smart Grids and Wind Power Generation; Appendix A. Differential Equations; Appendix B. Laplace Transform; Appendix C. z- Transform; Appendix D. Sequence Impedances of Transmission Lines and Cables; Appendix E. Energy Functions and Stability; Appendix F. Statistics and Probability; Appendix G. Numerical Techniques; Index

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