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Newnes Electrical Power Engineer's Handbook, 2nd Edition

 
Newnes Electrical Power Engineer's Handbook, 2nd Edition,D.F. Warne,ISBN9780750662680
 
 
 

D Warne   

Newnes

9780750662680

9780080479699

480

234 X 156

A concise guide to the principles and applications of the main classes of electrical equipment, aimed at wide range of engineers, students and managers

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Key Features

· A unique, concise reference book with contributions from eminent professionals in the field
· Provides straightforward and practical explanations, plus key information needed by engineers on a day-to-day basis
· Includes a summary of key standards at the end of each chapter

Description

The second edition of this popular engineering reference book, previously titles Newnes Electrical Engineer’s Handbook, provides a basic understanding of the underlying theory and operation of the major classes of electrical equipment.

With coverage including the key principles of electrical engineering and the design and operation of electrical equipment, the book uses clear descriptions and logical presentation of data to explain electrical power and its applications. Each chapter is written by leading professionals and academics, and many sections conclude with a summary of key standards.

The new edition is updated in line with recent advances in EMC, power quality and the structure and operation of power systems, making Newnes Electrical Power Engineer’s Handbook an invaluable guide for today’s electrical power engineer.

Readership

Technical engineers, engineering management and professional engineers who have a direct stake in electrical power plant and processes.
Undergraduate and postgraduate electrical engineering students on electrical power engineering courses.

D.F. Warne

REMaCS: Consultancy and engineering support in the design, testing and performance of rotating electrical machinery, Bromsgrove, UK

Affiliations and Expertise

REMaCS Engineering Consultancy, Bromsgrove, UK

Newnes Electrical Power Engineer's Handbook, 2nd Edition

Acknowledgements

1. Introduction
2. Principles of electrical engineering
3. Materials for electrical engineering
4. Measurements and instrumentation
5. Generators
6. Transformers
7. Switchgear
8. Fuses and protection relays
9. Wires and Cables
10. Motors, motor control and drives
11. Power electronic circuits and devices
12. Batteries and fuel cells
13. The power system
14. Power quality and electromagnetic compatibility
15. Electricity and potentially explosive atmospheres
16. Principles of electrical safety

Index

Quotes and reviews

"The book uses clear descriptions and logical presentation of data to explain electrical power and its applications." EPN, October 2005

"This second edition of this popular reference book provides a very good overview of the underlying theory and operation of electrical power components and power systems...This book provides surprisingly good technical descriptions of the basic operating principles of electrical power equipment and would be useful to electrical engineers that need to familiarize themselves with certain areas. Other engineers or managers who specify, utilize, or design these components, also would benefit from reading this book." - IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine, 2006
 
 
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