3 Steady-State Performance of Transmission Lines

3.1  INTRODUCTION

The function of the overhead three-phase electric power transmission line is to transmit bulk power to load centers and large industrial users beyond the primary distribution lines. A given transmission system comprises all land, conversion structures, and equipment at a primary source of supply, including lines, switching, and conversion stations between a generating or receiving point and a load center or wholesale point. It includes all lines and equipment whose main function is to increase, integrate, or tie together power supply sources.

The decision to build a transmission ...

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