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Electrical Applications 2 by David W. Tyler

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Contents
Preface ix
TRANSMISSION AND
DISTRIBUTION OF
ELECTRICAL ENERGY
Synchronous generators 1
Economics of generation and transmission 1
Overhead lines 4
Comparison between overhead lines and underground cables 5
Cost 5
Environment 6
Reliability 6
Fault finding 7
Switchgear, definitions and uses 7
Substation layout and equipment 7
The three-phase system 9
Load balancing 10
Industrial installations 10
General arrangement 10
Distribution systems 12
Radial system 12
Ring system 12
Distributor calculations 13
Radial 13
Distributor fed at both ends 14
Problems for Section 1 18
REGULATIONS
Safety and regulations 21
The Electricity Supply Regulations 21
Electricity (Factories Act) Special Regulations 22
Fixe