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Design and Applications of Low Voltage Systems. A Practical Guide and Commentary on NEC adn IEC 60364. 2 Volumes

  • ID: 4518540
  • Book
  • February 2019
  • Region: Global
  • 1000 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Written by a member of various national and international standardization committees, this ready reference helps practicing engineers in the design and application of low voltage networks. Structured according to the type of electrical system, including asynchronous motors, three–phase networks and lighting systems, the book covers the respective electrical and electrotechnical fundamentals, providing information on the implementation of the relevant NEC and IEC standards and leading to an overview of applications in industry. Numerous tables, diagrams and worked examples aid in the planning of electrical systems and readers can reproduce and adapt the calculations with programs available from the accompanying website.
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INTRODUCTION

PLANNING AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Guidelines for the Remuneration of Architects and Engineers and Regulations for Contracting System Installation

Guidelines for Project Planning of Electrical Systems

ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS

Medium–Voltage Systems

Low–Voltage Systems

TRANSFORMERS

Physical Basis

Cores

Windings

Types

A.C. Transformers

Three–Phase Transformers

Special–Purpose Transformers

Efficiency of Transformers

Protection of Transformers

Selection of Transformers

Rules of Thumb for Calculating Short Circuit Currents on the Low–Voltage Side

Examples for Transformers

ASYNCHRONOUS MOTORS (ASM)

Designs and Types

Properties Characterizing Asynchronous Motors

Startup of Asynchronous Motors

Speed Adjustment

Project Planning of Drives

EMERGENCY GENERATORS

Generator–Specific Limiting Operational Values

Planning a Standby Generator

Example: Calculation of Standby Generator Power

EQUIPMENT FOR OVERCURRENT PROTECTION

Electric Arc

Low–Voltage Switchgear

SELECTIVITY AND BACKUP PROTECTION

Selectivity

Backup Protection

SWITCHGEAR COMBINATIONS

Type–Tested Switchgear Combinations (TSC)

Partially Type–Tested Switchgear Combinations (PTSC)

Proof of Short Circuit Strength

Proof of Compliance With Upper Temperature Limits in Partially Type–Tested Switchgear Combinations

Differentiation of Power Losses

Checklist

Notes on Project Planning

Example: Computer Evaluation of Temperature Rise

PROTECTION AGAINST ELECTRIC SHOCK

Voltage Ranges

Protection by Cut–Off or Warning Messages

CURRENT CARRYING CAPACITY OF CONDUCTORS AND CABLES

Terms and Definitions

Overload Protection

Short Circuit Protection

Current Carrying Capacity of Heavy Current Cables and Correction Factors for Underground Overhead Installation

Examples of Current Carrying Capacity

Examples for the Calculation of Overcurrents

CALCULATION OF SHORT CIRCUIT CURRENTS IN THREE–PHASE NETWORKS

The Equivalent Voltage Source Method

Calculation of Resistance Values for Operational Equipment

Short Circuit Currents for Three–Pole Short Circuits

Thermal and Dynamic Short Circuit Strength

Examples for the Calculation of Short Circuit Current

VOLTAGE DROP CALCULATIONS

Voltage Regulation

Examples for the Calculation of Voltage Drops

LIGHTING SYSTEMS

Interior Lighting

Types of Lighting

Lighting Calculations

Planning of Lighting with Data Blocks

Procedure for Project Planning

Exterior Lighting

Low–Voltage Halogen Lamps

Safety and Standby Lighting

Battery Systems

COMPENSATION FOR REACTIVE POWER

Terms and Definitions

Effect of Reactive Power

Compensation for Transformers

Compensation for Asynchronous Motors

Compensation for Discharge Lamps

cjk Value

Resonant Circuits

Harmonics and Voltage Quality

Static Compensation for Reactive Power

Examples of Compensation for Reactive Power

LIGHTNING PROTECTION SYSTEMS

Lightning Protection Class

Exterior Lightning Protection

Interior Lightning Protection

USING THE SOFTWARE

Use of CAD Systems

Aids for Installation

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