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Basic Electrical and Electronics Engineering by S. K. Bhattacharya

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13

Power Systems

TOPICS DISCUSSED
  • Sources of energy for generation of electricity

  • Thermal power stations

  • Hydroelectric power stations

  • Nuclear power stations

  • Electricity from solar energy, wind energy, biomass energy, tidal energy, ocean energy, and geothermal energy

  • Mini/micro hydel power stations

  • Transmission and distribution of electricity

  • Domestic wiring, earthing, and protective devices

  • Testing of installation and safety precautions

  • Efficient use of energy

13.1 Introduction

We have known that energy is available in nature in different forms like in fossil fuel such as coal, gas, and oil; high-speed wind; falling water; sun rays, etc. All these forms of energy can be converted into electrical energy which can be transmitted to various ...

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