Principles of Power System (Multicolor Edition), 24/e

Principles of Power System (Multicolor Edition), 24/e

Authors : V K Mehta & Rohit Mehta

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About the Author

V K Mehta :-
He is a well-known author of Physics and Engineering books, has been exclusively associated with S. Chand and Company for the last 30 years. He was born on 26th June, 1944 and had a brilliant career; being a scholarship holder throughout his academic and engineering career. He has a vast experience of teaching different Engineering subjects including Electronics, Power System and Electrical Machines. He has also been associated with the design of electrical and electronic equipments. His rich experience in teaching and design is amply reflected in his books which are known for simple language, clarity and practical orientation. Some of his books are so popular that they are acclaimed as a masterpiece on the subject. His most popular books published by S. Chand and Company are: • Principles of Electronics • Principles of Power System • Principles of Electrical Machines • Principles of Electrical Engineering • Basic Electrical Engineering • Principles of Electrical Engineering and Electronics • Objective Electrical Technology • Principles of Physics for Classes XI and XII.

About the Book

"Principles of Power System" is a comprehensive textbook for students of engineering. It also caters to the requirements of those readers who wish to increase their knowledge and gain a sound grounding in power systems as a whole.
Twenty six chapters succinctly sum up the subject with topics such as Supply and Distribution Systems, Fault Calculations (Symmetrical and Unsymmetrical), Voltage Control, Fuses and Circuit Breakers giving the learner an understanding of the subject and an orientation to apply the knowledge gained in real world problem solving.
A book which has seen, foreseen and incorporated changes in the subject for more than 30 years, it continues to be one of the most sought after texts by the students.



Key Features

1. Conceptual understanding is given preference with theories being explained in clear and concise points. 
2. Close to 800 figures and examples provide comprehensive support to all concepts explained.
3. More than 600 in-text tutorial problems and chapter-end questions and MCQs provide apt practice to all concepts explained.

Table of Content

1. Introduction
2. Generating Stations
3. Variable Load on Power Stations
4. Economics of Power Generation
5. Tariff
6. Power Factor Improvement 
7. Supply Systems
8. Mechanical Design of Overhead Lines 
9. Electrical Design of Overhead Lines 
10. Performance of Transmission Lines 
11. Underground Cable
12. Distribution Systems - General
13. D.C. Distribution 
14. A.C. Distribution 
15. Voltage Control 
16. Introduction to Switchgear 
17. Symmetrical Fault Calculations 
18. Unsymmetrical Fault Calculations 
19. Circuit Breakers 
20. Fuses
21. Protective Relays 
22. Protection of Alternators and Transformers
23. Protection of Busbars and Lines 
24. Protection Against Over Voltages 
25. Sub-Stations 
26. Neutral Grounding