High Voltage Engineering Testing (3rd Edition)

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Editor: Hugh M. Ryan 1
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Publication Year: 2013

This 3rd edition of High Voltage Engineering Testing describes strategic developments in the field and reflects on how they can best be managed. All the key components of high voltage and distribution systems are covered including electric power networks, UHV and HV. Distribution systems including HVDC and power electronic systems are also considered. In the book, particular consideration is given to recent developments in UHV, AC and DC transmission systems abroad. Recent developments in renewable energy techniques and environmental issues are also discussed and assessed. This new edition gives details of design and testing techniques and considers recent developments in testing and measuring technology and reviews them together with appropriate strategic technological assessments of some applications. The book also looks at UHV, HV and distribution systems both from the point of view of the provider and the user, covering everything from specification and testing to overall system co-ordination. The ongoing dynamic changes which have taken place during the past decade are considered, moving on from the early stages of privatisation and market influences in the UK and abroad, to current strategies aimed at optimising the value of network assets and the effective utilisation of alternative renewable energy sources within network frameworks.

Inspec keywords: power transformers; power transmission; asset management; condition monitoring; testing; switchgear; renewable energy sources; arresters; substations; power cables; insulation co-ordination

Other keywords: network equipment; India; substation condition monitoring strategy; Japan; high-voltage testing; IC technology; power transformers; renewable energy sources; strategic network developments; asset management; high-voltage engineering; insulation co-ordination technology; power cables; ultrahigh-voltage AC transmission substations; switchgear; arresters; China

Subjects: Insulation and insulating coatings; Production facilities and engineering; Energy resources; Conference proceedings; Switchgear; General electrical engineering topics; Protection apparatus; Energy resources and fuels; Power transmission, distribution and supply; Transformers and reactors; Power cables; Substations

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