Electric Power Distribution (India Professional Science & Technology Electrical Engineering)

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The electricity sector is currently experiencing many changes, such as the impact of high-end technologies, environmental issues, privatization of the power utilities, rising tariffs and power shortages. The sector is reinventing itself to overcome these challenges and is anticipating growth with the institution of electricity reforms and the entry of private companies. Written by a highly acknowledged practitioner, Electrical Power Distribution dwells on all these aspects and covers the subject in its entirety. With the sixth edition, the book celebrates its 30th anniversary - a testimony to the vast readership as well as the changes being experienced in this sector. Highlights of This Edition: Inclusion of two new chapters-Meter, Billing and Collection and Natural Distribution System; Revision of all the existing chapters in view of the Electricity Act, 2003; Addition of examples and problems in the existing chapters. With this coverage, this book would be useful to engineers in the various electricity boards and companies engaged in electrical power distribution, as well as students of electrical engineering. The Instructors' Manual of the book has been revised thoroughly to supplement the updated contents.

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This hands-on engineering resource expertly addresses the challenges confronting today's electric utilities. Written by the former chief engineer of a large electricity system, this comprehensive text provides crucial information on avoiding power reductions and failures, and meeting tests posed by new technologies and greater loads, maintenances issues, and privatization. A one-stop source on power distribution across the grid -- from first principles through the latest in computer automation and cutting-edge design -- A.S. Pabla's Electric Power Distribution provides answers that will improve service reliability and reduce costs.

  • Demand-side management
  • Improved strategies for design and maintenance
  • Fundamentals of system planning and design
  • Practical solutions on underground cables, grounding, overhead lines, and more
  • Up-to-date methods in finance and billing
  • Detailed examples and worked problems

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Amarjit Singh Pabla is presently working as a consultant. He retired as the Chief Engineer with the Punjab State Electricity Board. He began his career with Punjab State Electricity Board in 1964 and has a rich experience in diverse areas, including distribution systems, research and development, rural electrification, substation and transmission designs, power planning and development, tariffs and billing, thermal power plant operation and maintenance, hydro-power plant design, project and monitoring and material management. Mr. Pabla obtained his BSc Engineering (Electrical) degree from Panjab University and MEng Sc (Electrical Engineering) from University of New South Wales, Australia. He has contributed 41 technical papers and has received many awards for some of his contributions. He was honoured by the Institution of Engineers (India) for his outstanding professional contribution in the field of power systems. A Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India), he has authored another book titled Electrical Power Systems Planning.

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