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Electricity and Electronics for Renewable Energy Technology by Ahmad Hemami

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12Electric Power Transmission and Distribution

OBJECTIVES: After studying this chapter, you will be able to

  • Define and use terms used in the electric power industry
  • Explain what a substation is
  • Describe why it is necessary to transmit electricity at an elevated voltage
  • Describe the difference between transmission and distribution
  • Calculate the resistance of a length of wire
  • Explain why transmission line conductors have inductance and capacitance
  • Determine inductance and capacitance of transmission lines
  • Describe what transposition in transmission line is and how it is done
  • Select conductors carrying a given electric current under given conditions
  • Explain why it is necessary to ground electric equipment
  • Describe different ways that equipment ...

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