Summary and Info
Designing, Operating, and Protecting Switchgears for Electrical Distribution Systems Switchgears are the switching devices that form the backbone of modern electrical distribution systems. The Handbook of Switchgears offers electrical power engineers and technicians a one-stop guide to the basic design, operation, and protection of switchgears, including circuit breakers, transformers, relays, switches, and fuses. Containing contributions by 22 experts from Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, the Handbook of Switchgears guides readers through switchgears for electrical power grids and industrial facilities, as well as for residential and commercial buildings. Readers will find up-to-the-minute information on circuit breaker technologies…GIS…current and voltage transformers… protective relays…energy metering…generator protection…EHV transmission system control and protection…and much more. Filled with over 100 helpful illustrations, this comprehensive resource features: Complete details on low and medium voltage switchgears State-of-the-art guidance on high voltage circuit breakers New developments in surge protection technology Proven guidelines for doing effective switchgear site work Inside This Vital EE Reference • Circuit Breaker Technologies • Low Voltage Switchgears _ Medium Voltage Switchgears • High Voltage Circuit Breakers • GIS • Auto-Reclosers & Sectionalizers • Current Transformers and Voltage Transformers • Surge Protection • Protective Relays • Application of Medium Voltage Switchgears • Energy Metering • Control Schemes • Protection Schemes • Generator Protection • EHV Transmission System Control and Protection • and Much More
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Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) owned by the Government of India, is an engineering and manufacturing company based in New Delhi, India.