Electrical Equipment Handbook provides a comprehensive understanding of the various types of motors, variable-speed drives, transformers, generators, rectifiers, inverters, circuit breakers, fuses, bearings, vibration analysis, used oil analysis, power station electrical systems and design requirements, and power station protective systems. All the fundamentals, basic design, operating characteristics, testing, inspection, specification, selection criteria, advanced fault detection techniques, critical components, troubleshooting, as well as all maintenance issues of these equipment and systems are covered in detail. The book provides the latest in technology. It covers how these equipment and systems operate, and provides guidelines and rules that must be followed to maximize their efficiency, reliability, and longevity and minimizes their capital, operating, and maintenance costs. The reader will be able to specify, select, commission, and maintain these equipment and systems for their applications.
The book was written for all technical individuals including engineers of all disciplines, managers, technicians, operators, and maintenance personnel. All the concepts are presented in a simple and practical manner that allows the reader to understand them without relying on advanced mathematical equations. This book is a must for anyone who is involved in the selection, application, or maintenance of electrical equipment and systems.