This book provides readers with a broad knowledge of electrical energy, including electrical safety, energy resources, renewable energy, power plants, the environmental impact of energy generation, and the power market, along with power electronics and electromechanical conversion. Written for engineering students and emphasizing modeling and analysis, it brings all of these topics together into one text for the first time. The author includes examples from real systems with real data and verifies some of the rule-of-thumb approaches used in industry through mathematical modeling. Designed for modern engineering curricula, the book is an ideal text for junior-level electrical energy courses.
Table of Contents
History and Future of Power Systems. Basic Components of Power Systems. Energy Resources. Power Plant. Environmental Impact of Power Generation. Renewable Energy. Alternating Current Circuits. Electric Safety. Three Phase Systems. Power Electronics. Transformers. Electrical Machines. Power Distribution and Blackouts.