Practical Electrical Network Automation and Communication Systems

Other | October 1, 2003

byStrauss, Cobus, Cobus Strauss

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In the past automation of the power network was a very specialized area but recently due to deregulation and privatization the area has become of a great importance because companies require more information and communication to minimize costs, reduce workforce and minimize errors in order to make a profit.

* Covers engineering requirements and business implications of this cutting-edge and ever-evolving field
* Provides a unique insight into a fast-emerging and growing market that has become and will continue to evolve into one of leading communication technologies
* Written in a practical manner to help readers handle the transformation from the old analog environment to the modern digital communications-based one

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In the past automation of the power network was a very specialized area but recently due to deregulation and privatization the area has become of a great importance because companies require more information and communication to minimize costs, reduce workforce and minimize errors in order to make a profit.* Covers engineering requirem...

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* Covers engineering requirements and business implications of this cutting-edge and ever-evolving field* Provides a unique insight into a fast-emerging and growing market that has become and will continue to evolve into one of leading communication technologies* Written in a practical manner to help readers handle the transformation f...

Cobus Strauss has worked as a professional project engineer for the past fifteen years mainly in the mining and petrochemical industries. He currently consults to a wide variety of clients in the mining industry and has a particular interest in substation automation as a result of his work in automating the electrical networks of a num...

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Format:OtherDimensions:224 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:October 1, 2003Publisher:NewnesLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080473814

ISBN - 13:9780080473819

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Table of Contents

Introduction to Power System Automation; Historical Development of Power System Automation; Overview of Power Networks; Fundamentals of Electrical Protection; Remote Substation Access and Local Intelligence; Data Communications; Communication Protocols; SCADA Systems; Communications in Power System Automation; Power System Automation Architectures; Power System Automation Systems on the Market; Practical Considerations; The Internet.