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Practical and easy to read, this compact volume provides the industry's most comprehensive guide to electrical equipment and control systems. Filled with helpful checklists and references, Hydro Plant Electrical Systems is an indispensable tool for engineers as well as operations and maintenance personnel.


  • Introduction
  • 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
  • Start-up and commissioning of a hydroelectric project
  • Sources
  • Index

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