Book offers guidance for hydroelectric power engineers, O&M personnel

PennWell Publishing is pleased to announce the availability of a book titled, Hydro Plant Electrical Systems, that provides a comprehensive guide for power equipment and control systems.

Authored by David M. Clemen, the 194-page book is filled with checklists and references intended for use both engineers and operations and maintenance personnel.

Topics covered in the book include:

  • Hydroelectric generator basics;
  • Testing generators before commissioning;
  • Scheduled inspection outages for hydroelectric generators;
  • Transformers at hydroelectric plants;
  • Factory and field testing of liquid-immersed transformers;
  • Inspection and maintenance testing of liquid-immersed transformers;
  • International test standards for transformers;
  • Dry transformers at hydroelectric plants;
  • Controls and protective relaying;
  • Testing unit control switchboards in the factory and field;
  • Surge protection;
  • Batteries at hydropower plants;
  • Uninterruptible power supply systems;
  • Bus systems;
  • Low-voltage switchgear for hydropower plants; and
  • Start-up and commissioning of a hydroelectric project.

The book is available for purchase at PennWellBooks.com here.

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