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  • Microgenerationby Dave Parker

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 46.95

    Spiraling fuel costs, frequent power cuts, ?energy wars” with fuel-rich countries holding consumers to ransom--these are just some of the issues that are helping to ensure that microgeneration of power, at the individual building level, is becoming a more and more attractive option to grid power. In this book author Dave Parker describes the many... more...

  • Introduction to Electrical Power Systemsby Mohamed E. El-Hawary

    Wiley 2008; US$ 152.00

    Adapted from an updated version of the author's classic Electric Power System Design and Analysis, with new material designed for the undergraduate student and professionals new to Power Engineering. The growing importance of renewable energy sources, control methods and mechanisms, and system restoration has created a need for a concise, comprehensive... more...

  • Power System Dynamicsby Jan Machowski; Janusz Bialek; Jim Bumby

    Wiley 2011; US$ 134.00

    This book is the fully revised and updated second edition of Power System Dynamics and Stability published in 1997 . The modified title Power System Dynamics: Stability and Control reflects a slight shift in focus from solely describing power system dynamics to the means of dealing with them. The book has been expanded by about a third to include:... more...

  • Thermal Power Plant Simulation and Controlby Damian Flynn

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2013; US$ 139.00

    Contributors of world-class excellence are brought together in Thermal Power Plant Simulation and Control to illustrate how current areas of research can be applied to power plant operation, leading to enhanced unit performance, asset management andplant competitiveness through intelligent monitoring and control strategies. more...

  • Embedded Generationby Nick Jenkins; Ron Allan; Peter Crossley; Daniel Kirschen; Goran Strbac

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 1753; US$ 121.00

    The use of combined heat and power (CHP) plants and renewable energy sources reduces the amount of greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere and helps to alleviate the consequent climate change. The policies of many governments suggest that the proportion of electrical energy produced by these sources will increase dramatically over the next two... more...

  • Real-Time Stability Assessment in Modern Power System Control Centersby S. C. Savulescu

    Wiley 2009; US$ 144.00

    Savu C. Savulescu, PhD, has more than thirty years of experience in computer engineering, utility operations, planning, and control. Currently CEO of Energy Consulting International, Inc., he has worked predominantly in the design and implementation of utility information systems, such as SCADA/EMS, and developed stability assessment software that... more...

  • Challenges of Power Engineering and Environmentby Kefa Cen; Yong Chi; Jianhua Yan

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 609.00

    This book is the proceedings of the International Conference on Power Engineering-2007. The fields covered include power engineering and relevant environmental issues. The recent technological advances in power engineering and related areas are introduced. more...

  • Power Distribution System Reliabilityby Ali Chowdhury; Don Koval

    Wiley 2011; US$ 162.00

    ALI A. CHOWDHURY , PhD, FIEEE, is Director of Regional Transmission for the California Independent System Operator. He has nearly thirty years of experience in teaching, research and development, electric utility industry, electric equipment manufacturing, and consulting in power system reliability and security assessments. DON O. KOVAL , PhD,... more...

  • Microgrids and Active Distribution Networksby S. Chowdhury; P. Crossley

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2009; US$ 84.00

    Microgrids and Active Distribution Networks offer a potential solution for sustainable, energy-efficient power supply to cater for increasing load growth, supplying power to remote areas, generation of clean power and reduction in emission of greenhouse gases & particulates as per Kyoto protocol. more...

  • Cogenerationby David Flin

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2009; US$ 47.00

    If there are two phrases we have come to know very well, they are 'environmental awareness' and 'credit crunch'. The world is looking for ways to decrease the emission of CO2 into the atmosphere, without incurring major costs in doing so. By increasing efficiencies up to about 90 per cent using well-established and mature technologies, cogeneration... more...