Higher Education


Power System Analysis and Design

Author(s): J. Duncan Glover | Thomas Overbye | Mulukutla S. Sarma

ISBN: 9789353502089

Edition: 6th

© Year : 2017


Binding: Paperback

Pages: 960

Trim Size : 241 x 181 mm

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Introduce the basic concepts of power systems as well as the tools students need to apply these skills to real world situations with POWER SYSTEM ANALYSIS AND DESIGN, 6E. This new edition highlights physical concepts while also giving necessary attention to mathematical techniques. The authors develop both theory and modeling from simple beginnings so students are prepared to readily extend these principles to new and complex situations. Software tools including PowerWorld® Simulation, and the latest content throughout this edition aid students with design issues while reflecting the most recent trends in the field.

  • POWERWORLD® SIMULATION IS INTEGRATED THROUGHOUT THIS EDITION. Your students work with the latest PowerWorld® Simulator package version 19, which extends the book's fully worked examples into computer implementations of the solutions. Author Thomas Overbye, who is also the founder of PowerWorld®, ensures seamless integration of software with the book's content. Please note that PowerWorld is only compatible with Microsoft Windows operating systems.
  • FOCUS ON REAL WORLD APPLICATIONS KEEPS CONTENT RELEVANT FOR STUDENTS. The authors present contemporary, practical applications and the most recent, emerging technologies along with trusted coverage of the ongoing restructuring of today's electric utility industry.
  • DETAILED DESIGN PROBLEMS PREPARE STUDENTS FOR PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS. Five long-term design projects meet ABET requirements and provide hands-on experience to equip students with the skills to resolve common on-the-job challenges.
  • NEW CHAPTER-OPENING CASE STUDIES HIGHLIGHT PRACTICAL USES OF CONCEPTS. Case studies bring principles to life for students by providing real-world applications for the material covered within each chapter.
  • ADDITIONAL DESIGN PROJECTS PROVIDE IMPORTANT HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE. New design projects in this edition meet Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) requirements to help ensure your students are receiving an education that meets globally recognized accreditation standards.
  • UPDATED PROBLEMS OFFER A VARIETY OF PROVEN REVIEW AND REINFORCEMENT OPPORTUNITIES. Comprehensively revised problem sets ensure your students have the practice they need to master critical skills. New objective-type questions further check comprehension.


Case Study: How the Free Market Rocked the Grid. History of Electric Power Systems. Present and Future Trends. Electric Utility Industry Structure. Computers in Power System Engineering. PowerWorld Simulator.


Case Study: Key Connections (Microgrids). Phasors. Instantaneous Power in Single-Phase AC Circuits. Complex Power. Network Equations. Balanced Three-Phase Circuits. Power in Balanced Three-Phase Circuits. Advantages of Balanced Three-Phase vs. Single-Phase Systems.


Case Study: Power Transformer – Life Management and Extension. The Ideal Transformer. Equivalent Circuits for Practical Transformers. The Per-Unit System. Three-Phase Transformer Connections and Phase Shift. Per-Unit Equivalent Circuits of Balanced Three-Phase Two-Winding Transformers. Three-Winding Transformers. Autotransformers. Transformers with Off-Nominal Turns Ratios.


Case Study: Integrating North America's Power Grid. Case Study: Grid Congestion. Resistance. Transmission Line Design Considerations. Resistance. Conductance. Inductance: Solid Cylindrical Conductor. Inductance: Single-Phase Two-Wire Line and Three-Phase Three-Wire Line with Equal Phase Spacing. Inductance: Composite Conductors, Unequal Phase Spacing, Bundled Conductors. Series Impedances: Three-Phase Line with Neutral Conductors and Earth Return. Electric Field and Voltage: Solid Cylindrical Conductor. Capacitance: Single-Phase Two-Wire Line and Three-Phase

Three-Wire Line with Equal Phase Spacing. Capacitance: Stranded Conductors, Unequal Phase Spacing, Bundled Conductors. Shunt Admittances: Lines with Neutral Conductors and Earth Return. Electric Field Strength at Conductor Surfaces and at Ground Level. Parallel Circuit Three-Phase Lines.


Case Study: The ABC's of HVDC Transmission Technologies. Medium and Short Line Approximations. Transmission-Line Differential Equations. Equivalent  Circuit. Lossless Lines. Maximum Power Flow. Line Loadability. Reactive Compensation Techniques.


Case Study: Finding Flexibility: Cycling the Conventional Fleet. Direct Solutions to Linear Algebraic Equations: Gauss Elimination. Iterative Solutions to Linear Algebraic Equations: Jacobi and Gauss-Seidel. Iterative Solutions to Nonlinear Algebraic Equations: Newton-Raphson. The Power Flow Problem. Power Flow Solution by Gauss-Seidel. Power Flow Solution by Newton-Raphson. Control of Power Flow. Sparsity Techniques. Fast Decoupled Power Flow. The "DC" Power Flow. Economic Dispatch. Optimal Power Flow. Design Projects.


Case Study: Short-Circuit Modeling of a Wind Power Plant. Series R-L Circuit Transients. Three-Phase Short Circuit – Unloaded Synchronous Machine. Power System Three-Phase Short Circuits. Bus Impedance Matrix. Circuit Breaker and Fuse Selection. Design Project.


Case Study: Technological Progress in High-Voltage Gas-Insulated Substations of Symmetrical Components. Definition of Symmetrical Components. Sequence Networks of Impedance Loads. Sequence Networks of Series Impedances. Sequence Networks of Three-Phase Lines. Sequence Networks of Rotating Machines. Per-Unit Sequence Models of Three-Phase Two-Winding Transformers. Per-Unit Sequence Models of Three-Phase Three-Winding Transformers. Power in Sequence Networks.


Case Study: Innovative Medium Voltage (MV) Switchgear for Today's Applications. System Representation. Single Line-to-Ground Fault. Line-to-Line Fault. Double Line-to-Ground Fault. Sequence Bus Impedance Matrices. Design Projects.


Case Study: Upgrading Relay Protection. System Protection Components. Instrument Transformers. Overcurrent Relays. Radial System Protection. Reclosers and Fuses. Directional Relays. Protection of Two-Source System with Directional Relays. Zones of Protection. Line Protection with Impedance (Distance) Relays. Differential Relays. Bus Protection with Differential Relays. Transformer Protection with Differential Relays. Pilot Relaying. Numeric Relaying.


Case Study: Down but Not Out. The Swing Equation. Simplified Synchronous Machine Model and System Equivalents. The Equal-Area Criterion. Numerical Integration of the Swing Equation. Multimachine Stability. A Two-Axis Synchronous Machine Model. Wind Turbine Machine Models. Design Methods for Improving Transient Stability.


Case Study: No Light in August: Power System Restoration Following the 2003 North American Blackout. Generator-Voltage Control. Turbine-Governor Control. Load-Frequency Control.


Case Study: VariSTAR® Type AZE Surge Arresters. Case Study: Emergency Response. Traveling Waves on Single-Phase Lossless Lines. Boundary Conditions for Single-Phase Lossless Lines. Bewley Lattice Diagram. Discrete-Time Models of Single-Phase Lossless Lines and Lumped RLC Elements. Lossy Lines. Multiconductor Lines. Power System Overvoltages. Insulation Coordination.


Case Study: It's All in the Plans. Introduction to Distribution. Primary Distribution. Secondary Distribution. Transformers in Distribution Systems. Shunt Capacitors in Distribution Systems. Distribution Software. Distribution Reliability. Distribution Automation. Smart Grid.




J. Duncan Glover, Failure Electrical, LLC

A Ph.D. from MIT, J. Duncan Glover is President and Principal Engineer at Failure Electrical, LLC. He was a Principal Engineer at Exponent Failure Analysis Associates and a tenured Associate Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Northeastern University. He has held several engineering positions with companies, including the International Engineering Company and the American Electric Power Service Corporation. Dr. Glover specializes in issues pertaining to electrical engineering, particularly as they relate to failure analysis of electrical systems, subsystems, and components, including causes of electrical fires. 


Thomas Overbye, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

A Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Thomas J. Overbye is currently the Fox Family Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Prior to joining the University of Illinois he was employed with Madison Gas and Electric Company from 1983 to 1991. He is also the main developer of the PowerWorld® Simulator computer package, and a founder of PowerWorld® Corporation. He is the recipient of several teaching and research honors, including the BP Amoco Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Education, the Alexander Schwarzkopf Prize for Technological Innovation, and a University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering Distinguished Achievement Award. His primary interest lies in the area of power and energy systems.


Mulukutla S. Sarma, Northeastern University

Mulukutla S. Sarma is the author of numerous technical articles published in leading journals, including the first studies of methods for computer-aided analysis of three-dimensional nonlinear electromagnetic field problems as applied to the design of electrical machinery. Dr. Sarma is a Life-Fellow of IEEE (USA), a Fellow of IEE (UK) and IEE (INDIA), a reviewer of several IEEE Transactions, a member of the IEEE Rotating Machinery Committee, and a member of several other professional societies. He is also a Professional Engineer in the State of Massachusetts.