About the Book :
This book is aimed at instilling confidence and understanding of the concepts in students. It is also useful for practicing electrical engineers. As power system operation and control is an advanced subject, therefore, familiarity with basic electrical engineering concepts and fundamentals of power system analysis is assumed. Every chapter has a number of tutorials included to facilitate the reader in comprehending the subject better.
Introduction to Power System Operation and Control Modelling of Power System Components Economic Operation of Power Systems Unit Commitment Hydrothermal Scheduling Automatic Generation Control AGC in Interconnected Power Systems Voltage and Reactive Power Control Power System Reliability and Security Load Forecasting Introduction to State Estimation of Power Systems Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Recent Trends in Power System Operation and Control
Interesting Facts :
This book covers the major topics in power system operation and control in a student-friendly format. Every chapter has a number of numerical problems included to expose the students to real-time situationsImportant concepts of SCADA, ABT, Distributed Generation, Smart Grids and distribution automation have been includeReliability and voltage stability has been dealt with in detailRecent trends in Indian power sector have been included.
About the Author :
Dr. K. Uma Rao is a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, at R.V. College of Engineering,Bangalore. She received her PhD degree from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, in 1996. Dr. Rao has 25 years of experience in teaching and research. She is author of nine books in different areas of Electrical Sciences. Her research areas include power quality, power system dynamics, FACTS and energy management.