Power System Overvoltages

Authored by: Farouk A.M. Rizk , Giao N. Trinh

High Voltage Engineering

Print publication date:  April  2014
Online publication date:  April  2014

Print ISBN: 9781466513761
eBook ISBN: 9781466513778
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b16748-2

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Abstract

In general, a power system consists of a large number of generators, step-up or step-down transformers, and domestic, commercial, and industrial electrical loads, connected together through a network of overhead transmission lines and underground cables. Connection and disconnection of power system elements are undertaken by power circuit breakers and associated disconnecting switches under both normal operating conditions or to protect the system from occasional faults.

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