Smart Grid Infrastructure & Networking

Hardcover | September 11, 2012

byKrzysztof Iniewski

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A complete guide to smart grid networking and communications for energy engineers

With contributions from more than 30 experts, Smart Grid Infrastructure & Networking describes cutting-edge technologies for connecting the electricalpower infrastructure to modern, computerized communications networks. The book offers essential information on standardization, applications, protocols,automation, architecture, and management. Key topics such as bidirectional communication, automation, renewable energy integration, wireless sensor networks, and more are discussed in this practical, comprehensive resource.

COVERAGE INCLUDES:
* Demand-side energy management * The modernization of distribution automation featuring intelligent FDIR and volt-var optimization Advanced asset management * Wide-area early warning systems * The integration of renewable energy sources into smart grids * The microgrid in the electric system transformation * Enhancing the integration of renewables in radial distribution networks through smart links * Voltage-based control of DG unitsand active loads in smart microgrids * Electric vehicles in a smart grid environment * Low-voltage, DC grid–powered LED lighting system with smart ambient sensor control for energy conservation in green building * Multiple distributed smart microgrids with a self-autonomous,energy harvesting wireless sensor network * Wireless sensor networks for consumer applications in the smart grid * ZigBee-based wireless monitoring and control system for smart grids

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A complete guide to smart grid networking and communications for energy engineersWith contributions from more than 30 experts, Smart Grid Infrastructure & Networking describes cutting-edge technologies for connecting the electricalpower infrastructure to modern, computerized communications networks. The book offers essential informatio...

Krzysztof (Kris) Iniewski, Ph.D., manages R&D developments at Redlen Technologies, a manufacturer of high resolution Cadmium Zinc Telluride (CZT) semiconductors in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, and is also executive director of CMOS Emerging Technologies Inc. (www.cmoset.com). His research interests are in hardware design for med...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:9.2 × 6.4 × 1.1 inPublished:September 11, 2012Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071787747

ISBN - 13:9780071787741

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Table of Contents

Ch 1. Historical & Future Developments in the Energy Sector
Ch 2. Smart Grid Communications & Standardization
Ch 3. Smart Grid Applications in Energy Generation and Transmission
Ch 4. Smart Grid Applications from Energy Distribution to Customer
Ch 5. Sensing, Automation, and Control Protocols
Ch 6. Wireless Communications for Smart Grids
Ch 7. Wireline Communications for Smart Grids
Ch 8. Fiber Optical Communications for Smart Grids
Ch 9. Interoperability and Routing between Communications Technologies
Ch 10. Smart Grid Management and Architecture (Cyber Security)
Ch 11. Next-Generation Smart Grid Control Centers
Ch 12. Smart Grid Case Studies and Field Trials