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Power System Operation and Control

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Power System Operation and Control is a comprehensive text designed for an undergraduate course in electrical engineering. Written in a simple and easy-to-understand manner, the book introduces the reader to economic operation of power system and reactive power control. The textbook features in-depth coverage of single area and two-area load frequency control; exclusive chapter modelling of turbine, generators and automatic controllers; precise explanation supported by suitable examples and is replete with objective questions and review questions.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Contents
  4. About the Author
  5. Dedication
  6. Preface
  7. Chapter 1. Economic Operation of Power System—I
    1. 1.1 Introduction
    2. 1.2 Characteristics of Thermal Units
    3. 1.3 Objective Function and Constraints for the Economic Dispatch Problem
    4. 1.4 Lagrange Multiplier Method – an Overview
    5. 1.5 Economic Dispatch Problem – Neglecting Transmission Line Losses
    6. Questions from Previous Question Papers
    7. Competitive Examination Questions
  8. Chapter 2. Economic Operation of Power System—II
    1. 2.1 Introduction
    2. 2.2 Economic Scheduling Problem Considering Losses
    3. 2.3 Derivation of the Transmission Loss Formula
    4. 2.4 Solution of the Economic Scheduling Problem – Considering Transmission Line Losses
    5. 2.5 Economic Dispatch Considering Losses – The Classical Method
    6. Questions from Previous Question Papers
    7. Competitive Examination Questions
  9. Chapter 3. Hydro Thermal Scheduling
    1. 3.1 Introduction
    2. 3.2 Long Range Hydro Thermal Scheduling
    3. Questions from Previous Question Papers
  10. Chapter 4. Modelling of Turbine, Generators and Automatic Controllers
    1. 4.1 Introduction
    2. 4.2 Modelling of Turbine Speed-Governor Controller
    3. 4.3 Modelling of Steam Turbine
    4. 4.4 Generator Load Model
    5. 4.5 Representation of Loads
    6. 4.6 Turbine Model
    7. 4.7 Synchronous Machines
    8. 4.8 The Swing Equation
    9. 4.9 Excitation
    10. Question from Previous Question Papers
  11. Chapter 5. Single Area Load Frequency Control
    1. 5.1 Introduction
    2. 5.2 Control Area Concept
    3. 5.3 Isolated Block Diagram Representation of Single Area Frequency Control
    4. 5.4 Steady State Response
    5. 5.5 Dynamic Response
    6. 5.6 State Space Model for Single Area
    7. 5.7 Matrix Representation of all State Equations
    8. Questions from Previous Question Papers
    9. Competitive Examination Questions
  12. Chapter 6. Two-Area Load Frequency Control
    1. 6.1 Load Frequency Control of Two-Area System
    2. 6.2 Two-Area State Space Model Representation
    3. 6.3 Steady State Analysis
    4. Question from Previous Question Papers
    5. Competitive Examination Questions
  13. Chapter 7. Load Frequency Controllers
    1. 7.1 Introduction
    2. 7.2 Proportional Plus Integral Controller
    3. 7.3 Load Frequency Control and Economic Dispatch Control
    4. Questions from Previous Question Papers
    5. Competitive Examination Question
  14. Chapter 8. Reactive Power Control
    1. 8.1 Introduction
    2. 8.2 Power Factor
    3. 8.3 Reactive Power
    4. 8.4 Causes of Low Power Factor
    5. 8.5 Reactive Power flow in an Uncompensated Transmission Line
    6. 8.6 Necessity for Reactive Power Compensation in a Transmission Line
    7. 8.7 Methods to Improve Power Factor
    8. 8.8 Power Factor Correction (Load Compensation)
    9. Question from Previous Question Papers
  15. Answers to Selected Competitive Examination Questions
  16. Notes
  17. Acknowledgements
  18. Copyright