H. Lee Willis and Randall R. Schrieber, "Aging Power Delivery Infrastructures, Second Edition"
2013 | ISBN-10: 1439804036 | 820 pages | PDF | 7 MB
Good aging infrastructure management consists of optimizing the choice of equipment and its refurbishment while also making compatible changes in all those operating and ownership policies, the whole combination aimed at optimizing the business results the power system owner desires. Both a reference and tutorial guide, this second edition of Aging Power Delivery Infrastructures provides updated coverage of aging power delivery systems, the problems they cause, and the technical and managerial approaches that power systems owners can take to manage them.
See Whats New in the Second Edition:
All chapters have been updated or are completely new
Comprehensive discussions of all issues related to equipment aging
Business impact analysis and models and engineering business studies of actual utility cases
Strategy and policy issues and how to frame and customize them for specific situations
This book looks at the basics of equipment aging and its system and business impacts on utilities. It covers various maintenance, service and retrofit methods available to mitigate age-related deterioration of equipment. It also presents numerous configuration and automation upgrades at the system level that can deal with higher portions of aging equipment in the system and still provide good service at a reasonable cost.