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Power Primer: A Nontechnical Guide from Generation to End-Use


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by Ann Chambers

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.

  • The big picture: from plant to plug
  • History
  • Boilers
  • Turbines
  • Controls and control rooms
  • Emmisions and pollutants
  • Generators
  • Engines
  • Traditional fuels
  • Alternative fuels
  • Transformers
  • Substations
  • Poles and towers
  • Lines and voltages
  • Site selection and permits
  • North American Electric Reliability Council
  • Residential electricity
  • Appendices (impact of deregulation, glossary, electric power industry contacts

262 Pages/Hardcover/6x9/1999
ISBN10 978-0-87814-756-4

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