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Switchgear plays a fundamental role within the power supply industry. It is required to isolate faulty equipment, divide large networks into sections for repair purposes, reconfigure networks in order to restore power supplies and control other equipment. This invaluable reference source begins with the general principles of the switchgear function and leads on to discuss topics such as interruption techniques, fault level calculations, switching transients and electrical insulation. Solutions to practical problems associated with distribution switchgear are also included. Content: Front Matter • Table of Contents 1. Basics and General Principles 2. Interruption Techniques 3. Fault Level Calculations 4. Symmetrical and Asymmetrical Fault Currents 5. Electromagnetic Forces and Contact Design 6. Switching Transients 7. Insulation 8. Operating Mechanisms 9. Primary Switchgear 10. Cable Connected Secondary Switchgear 11. Overhead Conductor Connected Secondary Switchgear 12. High-Voltage Fuse-Links 13. Switchgear Type Tests 14. Product Conformity, Quality Control and Service Problem Resolution • 15. Cost of Ownership 16. The Future 17. Further Reading • 18. National, International and Customer Specifications • References Index
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