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Industrial Power Distribution - 2nd Edition

Part of the IEEE Press Series in Power Engineering!

Power Engineering Series
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Read the Preface

Electrical Safety
Delivery Voltage
One-Line Diagrams
Zones of Protection
Source Configuration
The Per-Unit System
Power in AC Systems
Voltage Drop Calculations
Short Circuit Availability
Conductor Sizing
Transformer Sizing
Liquid-Immersed Transformer kVA Ratings

Instrument Transformers

  • Fundamentals
  • Correction Factors
  • Burden Calculations
  • ANSI Accuracy Classes
Metering Fundamentals
Watthour Metering
  • Single Stator Watthour Metering
  • Multi-Stator Watthour Metering
Demand Metering
  • Kilowatt Demand
  • Kilovar and kVA Demand
Pulse-Operated Meters
Time-of-Use Meters
Special Metering
  • Voltage and Current Metering
  • Var and Q Metering
  • Compensating Metering
  • Totalizing Metering
  • Pulse Recorders
Digital Metering
Smart Meters

Voltage Selection
Ideal Transformer Model
Transformer Fundamentals
Transformer Circuit Model
Single-Phase Transformer Connections
Three-Phase Transformer Connections

  • Delta-Delta
  • Wye-Wye
  • Delta-Wye
  • Wye-Delta
  • Open Delta-Open Delta
  • Open Wye-Open Delta
Two-Phase Transformer Connections
  • T-Connection (Scott Connection)
Six-Phase Transformer Connections
Transformer Phase Shifts
Grounding Transformers
  • Wye-Delta
  • Zig-Zag Connection

Types of Faults
Data Preparation
First-Cycle Symmetrical Current Calculations
Contact-Parting Symmetrical Current Calculations
Analyzing Unbalanced Systems

  • Physical Example of Vector Components
  • Application of Symmetrical Components to a Three-Phase Power System
  • Electrical Characteristics of the Sequence Currents
Sequence Networks
Short-Circuit Faults
  • Three-Phase Fault
  • Line-to-Ground Fault
  • Double Line-to-Ground Fault
  • Line-to-Line Fault
Open-Circuit Faults
  • One-Line-Open Fault
  • Two-Lines-Open Fault

Power Circuit Breaker Selection
Fused Low-Voltage Circuit Breaker Selection
Molded-Case Circuit Breaker Selection
Medium-Voltage Fuse Selection
Current-Limiting Fuse Selection
Low-Voltage Fuse Selection
Overcurrent Device Coordination

Conduit and Duct Systems

  • Pulling Tension
  • Sidewall Pressure
  • Design Examples
Cable Tray Systems
  • Design Example

NEMA Enclosures

  • Source Transfer
  • Configuration
  • Ratings
  • Circuit Breakers
Motor Control Centers
  • Configuration
  • Ratings
  • Starters
  • Protection
Arc Flash Hazard

Considerations When Designing Logic
Logic Implementation
Seal-in Circuits
Remote Control and Indication
Reversing Starters

Energy Conversion and Losses
Speed-Torque Curves
Motor Starting Time
Cable Sizing
Motor Protection
Circuit Protection
Winding Protection
Motor Starting Methods

  • Across-the-Line
  • Reduced Voltage Starting
    • Resistor Starting
    • Reactor Starting
    • Autotransformer Starting
      • Advantages of the Autotransformer Starter
      • Determining Autotransformer Tap and Starting Torque
  • Wye-Delta Starting
  • Part Winding Starting
  • Solid-State Starting Options
    • Soft Starters
    • Variable-Frequency Drives


  • Lighting Technologies
    • Incandescent
    • Low-Pressure Discharge
      • Fluorescent
      • Low-Pressure Sodium
    • High-Intensity Discharge
      • Mercury Vapor
      • High-Pressure Sodium
      • Metal Halide
    • Light-Emitting Diode (LED) Lighting
    Luminaire Designs
    Electrical Requirements
    Lighting System Design Examples
    • Parking Lot Lighting
    • Interior Lighting


  • Delta
  • Wye
  • Grounded Wye
Sizing and Placement
Capacitor Switching

Historical Perspective
Quantifying Power Quality
Continuity of Service
Voltage Requirements
Fourier Analysis
Effects of Harmonics
Harmonic Filters
Power Factor

Appendix A. Units of Measurement
Appendix B. Circuit Analysis Techniques
Appendix C. Phasors and Complex Number Mathematics
Appendix D. Impedance Data
Appendix E. Ampacity Data
Appendix F. Conduit Data