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Lightning Interaction with Power Systems - Volume 2: Applications

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Editor: Alexandre Piantini
Publication Year: 2020

The need to improve the reliability and robustness of power systems and smart grids makes protection of sensitive equipment and power transmission and distribution lines against lightning-related effects a primary concern. Renewable electricity generation capacity has been increasing all over the world, and lightning can cause failures either by hitting the turbines or panels directly or inducing transients on the control systems that lead to equipment failure, malfunction or degradation. This two-volume set assesses how global lightning may respond to global climate change, provides thorough coverage of the lightning phenomenon and its interaction with various objects, and covers methods for the effective protection of structures and systems. It is a valuable reference for researchers in the fields of lightning and power systems, for transmission and distribution line engineers and designers, and is a useful text for related advanced courses. Volume 1 covers fundamentals and modelling of lightning interaction with power systems. This Volume 2 addresses various applications including the application of the Monte Carlo method to lightning protection and insulation coordination practices; lightning interaction with power substations; lightning interaction with power transmission lines; lightning interaction with medium-voltage overhead power distribution systems; lightning interaction with low-voltage overhead power distribution networks; lightning protection of structures and electrical systems inside of buildings; lightning protection of smart grids; lightning protection of wind power systems; lightning protection of photovoltaic systems; measurement of lightning currents and voltages; application of the FDTD method to lightning studies; and software tools for lightning performance assessment.

Inspec keywords: power distribution protection; voltage measurement; lightning protection; substation protection; smart power grids; insulation co-ordination; substation insulation; power distribution lines; finite difference time-domain analysis; photovoltaic power systems; renewable energy sources; wind power plants; lightning; buildings (structures); Monte Carlo methods; power overhead lines; power engineering computing; electric current measurement

Other keywords: lightning voltages measurement; medium-voltage overhead power distribution systems; low-voltage overhead power distribution networks; building structures protection; renewable energy systems; lightning currents measurement; wind power systems; lightning protection; power transmission lines; lightning interaction; photovoltaic systems; Monte Carlo method; lightning performance assessment; electrical systems protection; power substations; FDTD method; smart grids; insulation coordination; software tools; lightning studies; power systems

Subjects: Buildings (energy utilisation); Solar power stations and photovoltaic power systems; Wind power plants; Atmospheric electricity; Overhead power lines; Textbooks; Power system planning and layout; Other numerical methods; Other numerical methods; Insulation and insulating coatings; Voltage measurement; Substations; Distribution networks; Numerical approximation and analysis; Monte Carlo methods; Electromagnetic compatibility and interference; Power system protection; Current measurement; Wind energy; General and management topics; Electrical instruments and techniques; Probability theory, stochastic processes, and statistics; Power engineering computing; General electrical engineering topics; Monte Carlo methods

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