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Power Primer : A Nontechnical Guide from Generation to End Use

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Title: Power Primer : A Nontechnical Guide from Generation to End Use
Author: Ann Chambers
ISBN: 087814756X / 9780878147564
Format: Hard Cover
Pages: 262
Publisher: PennWell
Year: 1999
Availability: In Stock
     
 
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In this nontechnical guide, author Ann Chambers provides information on how electricity is generated, transmitted and distributed. Written in easy-to-understand language, this title is a must for industry newcomers as well as veteran professionals who need a quick refresher on the ever-changing electric power industry.

Section 1
Introduction

Chapter 1 : The Big Picture : From Plant to Plug
Chapter 2 : A Quick History of the Electric Power Industry

Section 2 : Generation : Plant Components & Systems
Chapter 3 : Boilers
Chapter 4 : Turbines
Chapter 5 : Controls and Control Rooms
Chapter 6 : Emissions and Pollutants
Chapter 7 : Generators
Chapter 8 : Engines
Chapter 9 : Traditional Fuels, Coal, Gas, Oil, and Nuclear
Chapter 10 : Alternative Fuels : Hydroelectric, Solar, Wind, and Biomass

Section 3 : Transmission & Distribution
Chapter 11 : Transformers
Chapter 12 : Substations
Chapter 13 : Poles and Towers
Chapter 14 : Lines and Voltages
Chapter 15 : Site Selection and Permits
Chapter 16 : North American Electric Reliability Council
Chapter 17 : Residential Electricity

Section 4 : Resources
Appendix A : The Impact of Deregulation
Appendix B : Glossary
Appendix C : Electric Power Industry Contacts
Index

 
 
 
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