Handbook of Switchgears

Hardcover | September 20, 2006

byBharat Heavy Electricals Limited

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Designing, Operating, and Protecting Switchgears for Electrical Distribution Systems

Switchgears are the switching devices that form the backbone of modern electrical distribution systems. The Handbook of Switchgears offers electrical power engineers and technicians a one-stop guide to the basic design, operation, and protection of switchgears, including circuit breakers, transformers, relays, switches, and fuses.

Containing contributions by 22 experts from Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, the Handbook of Switchgears guides readers through switchgears for electrical power grids and industrial facilities, as well as for residential and commercial buildings. Readers will find up-to-the-minute information on circuit breaker technologies…GIS…current and voltage transformers… protective relays…energy metering…generator protection…EHV transmission system control and protection…and much more. Filled with over 100 helpful illustrations, this comprehensive resource features:

  • Complete details on low and medium voltage switchgears
  • State-of-the-art guidance on high voltage circuit breakers
  • New developments in surge protection technology
  • Proven guidelines for doing effective switchgear site work

    Inside This Vital EE Reference

    • Circuit Breaker Technologies • Low Voltage Switchgears _ Medium Voltage Switchgears • High Voltage Circuit Breakers • GIS • Auto-Reclosers & Sectionalizers • Current Transformers and Voltage Transformers • Surge Protection • Protective Relays • Application of Medium Voltage Switchgears • Energy Metering • Control Schemes • Protection Schemes • Generator Protection • EHV Transmission System Control and Protection • and Much More
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    Designing, Operating, and Protecting Switchgears for Electrical Distribution Systems Switchgears are the switching devices that form the backbone of modern electrical distribution systems. The Handbook of Switchgears offers electrical power engineers and technicians a one-stop guide to the basic design, operation, and protection of...

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    A one-stop guide to esigning, operating, and protecting switchgears for electrical distribution systemsThe Handbook of Switchgears offers electrical power engineers and technicians an authoritative guide to the basic design, operation, and protection of switchgears, including circuit breakers, transformers, relays, switches, and fuses....

    Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited is India's largest power equipment manufacturer. Headquartered in Bhopal, India, the company has numerous manufacturing units, power sector regional centers, service centers, regional offices, and project sites throughout the country, as well as other project sites located around the world. EDIT...
    Format:HardcoverDimensions:9.3 × 7.5 × 1.2 inPublished:September 20, 2006Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

    The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

    ISBN - 10:0071476962

    ISBN - 13:9780071476966

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    Table of Contents

    FOREWORD

    PREFACE

    ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

    EDITORIAL COMMITTEE

    CONTRIBUTORS

    INTRODUCTION

    Chapter 1: Circuit Breaker Technologies

    Chapter 2: Low Voltage Switchgear

    Chapter 3: Medium Voltage Switchgear

    Chapter 4: High Voltage Circuit Breakers

    Chapter 5: Gas Insulated Sub-station/Switchgear (GIS)

    Chapter 6: Auto-recloser and Sectionalizer

    Chapter 7: Current Transformers and Voltage Transformers

    Chapter 8: Surge Protection

    Chapter 9: Protective Relays

    Chapter 10: Application of Medium Voltage Switchgear

    Chapter 11: Energy Metering

    Chapter 12: Control and Interlocking Schemes for Medium Voltage Switchgear

    Chapter 13: Protection Schemes for Medium Voltage Switchgear

    Chapter 14: Generator Protection

    Chapter 15: EHV Transmission System: Control and Protection

    Chapter 16: Integrated Protection and Control Systems for Sub-station

    Chapter 17: Erection and Commissioning of Switchgears

    Chapter 18: Operation and Maintenance of Switchgear

    Chapter 19: Testing of Switchgear

    Chapter 20: Reference Standards

    Statutory Requirements and Electricity Rules

    INDEX