Power Primer: A Nontechnical Guide From Generation To End Use

Power Primer: A Nontechnical Guide From Generation To End Use
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PennWell's new Power Printer: A Nontechnical Guide from Generation to End-Use, offers a detailed look at how electricity is generated, transmitted, and distributed. Opening with an overview of electricity - what it is and how it works 'from plant to plug' - the book then provides a history of the electric power industry. Section Two explains generation - plants, components and systems - and section Three covers transmission and distribution - equipment, facilities, and their functions. The conclusion consists of an appendix that profiles the business, cultural, and political ramifications of deregulation. Another appendix provides grounding in Terminology, Key Features and Benefits. Newcomers can quickly learn the basics of electric power generation, transmission, and distribution Perfect 'refresher' for industry veterans A complete nontechnical text informs administrators, marketers, regulators, and environmentalists about the inside workings of the industry Industries related to electricity (such as natural gas and coal) will benefit from this straightfoward overview of the electric power industry. Author Profile: Ann Chambers is an editor and writer for Power Engineering and Power Engineering International. She is also the author of PennWell's Power Industry Abbreviator, Power Industry Dictionary, and bestseller Power Branding. Ann also serves as managing editor for PennWell's International Electric Power Encyclopedia. Ann has a bachelor's degree in journalsim from Oklahoma State University.

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