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POWER GENERATION AND DISTRIBUTION
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgCitation: (doi:10.13031/2013.17764) in Power Generation and Distribution. Chapter 4 in Fundamentals of Electricity for Agriculture, 3rd edition, 73-113. St. Joseph, Michigan: ASAE. . Copyright 2004 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Mich.
Authors: Gustafson, Robert J., and Mark T. Morgan
Keywords: Production of Electrical Energy, Generators and Alternators, Power Transmission, 120/240 V Single-Phase Service System, Three-Phase Systems, Building Service Equipment, Electrical Grounding, Polarity and Switching, Overcurrent Protection, Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters, Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupters
This chapter is intended to be an introduction to methods of electrical energy production, transmission, and distribution. Both single-phase and three-phase power systems are introduced along with basic concepts and devices necessary for safety in electrical systems.(Download PDF) (Export to EndNotes)