Electric Power Distribution Reliability by Richard E. Brown

By Richard E. Brown

As a result of its excessive influence at the price of electrical energy and its direct correlation with patron pride, distribution reliability remains to be probably the most vital subject matters within the electrical strength undefined. carrying on with within the particular culture of the bestselling first version, electrical energy Distribution Reliability, moment version consolidates all pertinent themes on electrical strength distribution into one entire quantity balancing conception, functional wisdom, and actual global functions.

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Other customers are reached by routing a secondary main for service drop connections. 19. Systems utilizing secondary mains are characterized by a small number of large distribution transformers rather than a large number of small distribution transformers. This can be cost effective for areas with low load density and/or large lot size, but increases ohmic losses and results in higher voltage drops. Increased line exposure tends to reduce reliability while fewer transformers tend to increase reliability.

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